1049 News Archive

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    Long Beach Polar Bears Super Bowl Splash

    Long Island Polar Bear Club Super Bowl Splash In Memory of Paulie BradleyAll Proceeds Go to Make-A-Wish ®12:30 PM, Sunday, February 3, 2013  

  • /Political Action

    Fix The Senate Now!

    Call your Senators today and urge them to support Senate rules reform. The current rules that govern the Senate are hurting democracy. In the past, our nation was able to move forward on landmark legislation that put in place workers' rights, civil rights, retirement security for seniors and much...

  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from IBEW 1049

    A Holiday Message from Business Manager Don Daley, the Business Staff, Officers and Executive Board of IBEW 1049  As the 2012 Holiday Season approaches, and we take a moment to reflect on the events from the past year that have touched all of us, one can discover that we are indeed fortunate and...

  • Payroll Letter: This issue is highest priority

    In our continuing effort to provide our membership with the most up to date information on the issue of National Grid’s failure to correct its problem with proper payment of wages to our members, the purpose of this bulletin is to make you aware of the progress to resolve this issue. Since the pay...

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    Hurricane Sandy Toy & Food Drive

    Hurricane Sandy has left many families on Long Island without power from days to weeks.  As time passes most of us have returned to our normal day to day lives but we must not forget about the families that have lost their homes and possessions.   As the Holiday Season approaches we must remember...

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    Hurricane Sandy: The Finest Utility Workers in the Industry

    November 21, 2012  Happy Thanksgiving from IBEW 1049! The following message will be heard on WBAB, WBLI, B103 and 94.3 The Shark: My name is Keith Tierman and I’m lineman at the power company and member of ibew 1049, these past couple weeks I’ve seen so much devastation. Working around the clock we...

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    Huffington Post: Union Workers Help Hurricane Sandy-Ravaged Neighborhoods

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- At a time when public approval of labor unions is near an all-time low, union workers are charged with much of the dirty and dangerous work of cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy. Here, along one the hardest-hit stretches of New York waterfront, union workers fixed Internet...

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    Calling All Union Women!

    Join Mario Cilento, President NYS AFL-CIO   GET OUT THE VOTE & RE-ELECT TIM BISHOP DOOR-TO-DOOR CANVASS   Saturday, October 27th at 9 am  Middle Country Teachers  325 Middle Country Road, Suite 8 Selden, New York    Join your sisters (& brothers)! Push back the anti-woman agenda!    Get...

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    1049 Food Drive September through December

    We are organizing a Food Drive to put smiles on faces of families and to make a difference in our Long Island Communities! You can make a difference by donating non-perishable food items. Please bring FOOD DONATIONS TO: LOCAL 1049 UNION OFFICE 745 OLD WILLETS PATH HAUPPAUGE NY 11788 631-234-1800...

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    Vote! Absentee Ballots & Voter Registration forms available here!

    ATTENTION ALL IBEW LOCAL 1049 MEMBERS WITH CHILDREN AWAY AT COLLEGE    With school starting our thoughts and priorities often turn to family members returning to college.  One of the last things we think about is “ Is my child registered to vote? or if they are do they have access to an absentee...

  • A message to our Long Island friends & neighbors

    To our Long Island neighbors, The 3,500 men and women of IBEW Local 1049 would like to say thank you to the millions of Long Island Residents who have supported our efforts restoring power to those impacted by Hurricane Irene. We also speak on behalf of the additional 1,500 IBEW linemen and 1,000...

  • A message to our Long Island friends & neighbors

    To our Long Island neighbors, The 3,500 men and women of IBEW Local 1049 would like to say thank you to the millions of Long Island Residents who have supported our efforts restoring power to those impacted by Hurricane Irene. We also speak on behalf of the additional 1,500 IBEW linemen and 1,000...

  • A message to our Long Island friends & neighbors

    To our Long Island neighbors, The 3,500 men and women of IBEW Local 1049 would like to say thank you to the millions of Long Island Residents who have supported our efforts restoring power to those impacted by Hurricane Irene. We also speak on behalf of the additional 1,500 IBEW linemen and 1,000...

  • Happy Labor Day from IBEW 1049

    Hello and welcome to our union’s website. This Labor Day Weekend, let us remember its true meaning. Let us find comfort in the well-earned, hard fought rights of the working to middle class. Rights like the 40 hour work week, health plans, paid vacation and holidays. Rights, so many of us take for...

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    Two 1049 buses joined 44,000 in Philly!

    AP PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of union workers wearing brightly colored T-shirts gathered Saturday for a rally to demand attention from politicians of both parties to issues affecting working people. Labor leaders, politicians and some union members at the "Workers Stand for America" rally drew...

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    Long Island Press Cover Story: How Will LIPA and National Grid Handle LI’s Next Hurricane?

    By Spencer Rumsey on July 19th, 2012   Gordian Raacke’s modern two-story white stucco house nestled among the pines in East Hampton pales in comparison to the gaudy mansions of the South Fork but it is a force to be reckoned with. “Right now we’re a power plant generating power for the neighborhood...

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