1049 News Archive

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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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    Help make Care Packages for the troops

    Care packages for the troops For the family members of 1049 members in our Armed Forces. In honor of Veteran's Day and in the spirit of the upcoming holiday   season.  Local 1049 is preparing a Care Package to send to our troops   deployed overseas, in particular the family members of Local 1049  ...

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    Ladies Night Fundraiser raises $1,200 for breast cancer research.

    Ladies Night 2nd Annual Fundraiser on October 22nd raises $1,200 for breast cancer research. 1049 Member, and breast cancer survivor, Jo Ann Olsen shares her experience at the meeting. My name is Jo Anne Olsen and I have been a member of our Union for 11 years. I am a wife, a mother, a daughter, a...

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    Tentative Agreement Reached with National Grid

    Dear Brothers and Sisters: I am pleased to advise you that at about 6 PM last night your 1049 Main Negotiating Committee concluded contract negotiations with National Grid. The recently completed negotiations with National Grid were difficult and complex; however, due to the hard work and...

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    Kentucky Derby Breast Cancer Fundraiser

    October is National Breast Cancer Month Save the Boo bees Fundraiser  In honor of women around the world Please join Business Manager Bob Shand and Staff for IBEW Local Union 1049's 2nd Annual Ladies Night  October 22, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.  IBEW Local Union 1049 745 Old Willets Path, Hauppauge   THIS...

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    Car / Motorcycle Show Benefit & Chili Contest

    Saturday, October 30th 11 am to 3 pm IBEW Local 1049 Union Hall 745 Old Willets Path Hauppauge, NY   IBEW 1049 is hosting a car/motorcycle show to benefit our member Kenny Bauer. In addition to showing off you ride, you are encouraged to enter our Best Chili contest. If cooking chili is not your...

  • Long Island United Way Campaign Kick-off 2011

    A Message from Business Manager Bob Shand: “Reach Out and Ask Someone”  Long Island United Way Campaign Kick-off 2011. Our 2011 United Way Campaign began on October 11th; followed by a kick-off meeting of our Captains on October 12th in Hicksville.  I know I do not have to tell you how valuable...

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