1049 News Archive

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    Raffle for a new Weber Grill from the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

    In honor of the American worker, the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO is launching a raffle for a new Weber Grill for your All-American Backyard July 4th Celebration! The contest is only available at:  workinglongisland.com Be sure to like and share the contest with family and friends on...

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    Letter Carriers Food Drive Saturday, May 12th

    Simply leave non-perishable food items at your mailbox on Saturday, May 12th and a union letter carrier will pick it up and deliver it to local food pantries. You can also volunteer, learn more here. Check out the video of the Annual Food Drive on the hompepage of our website. AFL-CIO President...

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    We are forming a hockey team!

    IBEW 1049 BOLTS" HOCKEY CLUB   All skill levels and all ages welcome!We are currently seeking members who are interested in playing on our official ice hockey team. The CWA (Verizon workers) currently has a very active hockey club, and they are working with us to help us form our own team. Please...

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    Business Manager Don Daley meets with Craft Members

    Business Manger Don Daley met with leaders among Local 1049’s craft members to discuss training, safety, benefits and other important work related issues.  In light of the fact that there had been good exchange of information at the meeting, Business Manager Daley is announcing there will be...

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    IBEW 1049 sponsors UCOMM Radio

    Along with the L.I. Federation of Labor, the Communications Workers and Auto Workers to name a few, IBEW 1049 is now an official sponsor of UCOMM Radio which airs every Sunday morning on B103 and 94X. Listen this Sunday, Feb. 19th to hear our ad or listen to it above. Safety Advocate Mike Halupa...

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    Feb 11th Islanders tickets giveaway

    If you love a public worker....enter for a chance to win four free tickets to the Islander’s game Feb 11, 2012!   LONG ISLAND’s PUBLIC EMPLOYEES MAKE OUR LIVES BETTER EVERY DAY, and VALENTINE’S DAY IS THE PERFECT TIME TO SAY WE LOVE YOU BACK! click here to go see some SHORT videos TO LEARN WHAT CAN...

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    PSE&G awarded MSA by LIPA

    Today, based on recommendation by LIPA staff the Long Island Power Authority Board of Trustees voted to award the electric transmission and distribution management service agreement to Public Service Electric and Gas. The $2 billion agreement will span a ten year period starting in 2014. PSE&G...

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    Happy Holidays from IBEW Local 1049

    Happy Holidays to you and yours. My name is Don Daley and I am the Business Manager of Local 1049 IBEW, the hardworking men and women who work at the utility company. Thanks for stopping by our website, if you missed our radio ad on B103, 94X & WBAB, you can listen to it again above. We care...

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    Visit ibewyes.com

    The IBEW Membership Development Department recently launched a new interactive website with many entertaining and informative videos to help educate non-union workers about the benefits of organizing a union. Click here to visit ibewyes.com. From the Who in IBEW page: The International Brotherhood...

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    Ohio Unions get revenge as Issue 2 fails!

    Senate Bill 5, which limited collective bargaining in the name of cost control, was reviled by public employees. Yesterday, voters soundly defeated the proposal and sent a clear message to the governor and the bill’s GOP proponents. By  Jim Siegel  &  Joe Vardon  The Columbus Dispatch   A year...

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    To our friends, neighbors and customers - be prepared for Hurricane Irene

    Our members will be working dilligently during this Hurricane to restore service.  As we prepare, we also urge you to be prepared. Visit the LIPA online Storm Center for storm safety and preparedness tips and to report downed lines and outages. You may also call 1-800-490-0075. Below are some...

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    Letter Carriers Food Drive Saturday, May 14th

    Simply leave non parishable food items in a bag for your union letter carrier on Saturday, May 14th. The food collected will be brought to a sort location and then distributed to soup kitchens, food pantries and children and senior centers across Long Island. You may also bring food to your post...

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    Bus. Mgr. Bob Shand honored by L.I. Federation of Labor

    Local 1049 Business Manager Robert Shand was recently honored by the L.I. Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO as the Labor Leader of the Year. Hundreds of labor leaders and politicians gave Shand a standing ovation as he spoke about his lifelong dedication to the labor movement. Congratulations Bobby - we...

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    Polar Bear Club Super Bowl Splash

    12:30 pm Riverside Blvd. Long Beach Local 1049 and the Long Beach Polar Bear Club sponsor the Super Bowl Splash in memory of Paulie Bradley for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Cash donations accepted as well as checks made out to "Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York." This event is being brought...

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    United Way Deadline November 30th

    Most of us are busy preparing for the holiday season and looking forward to spending time with our families and friends. Yet, it is so easy for each of us to forget those who are unfortunate and in need of holiday cheer. We all know friends, colleagues and family members who have lost their jobs...

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    National Grid Contract Ratified

    IBEW LOCAL 1049 & NATIONAL GRID CONTRACT  RATIFIED BY MEMBERSHIP Message From Chief Negotiator Bob Shand & the 1049 Main Negotiating Committee. IBEW 1049 Members overwhelmingly approve the new Utility Collective Bargaining Agreement with National Grid by 88%.   Below is the results of the...

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