1049 News Archive

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    May Electric Safety & Lineman Appreciation

    On April 10th, the United States Senate passed a Resolution making April 18th, 2013, as National Lineman Appreciation Day. Recognizing linemen, the profession of linemen, the contributions of these brave men and women who protect public safety, and expressing support for the designation of April 18...

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    Celebrate Working Women this Mother's Day!

    Everyone make sure you sign up for the contest for our Working Moms. The Long Island Federation of Labor AFL-CIO has a new contest for all working moms! Win a $500 Elizabeth Arden Spa Certificate! Celebrate Working Women this Mother's Day! In honor of working women this Mother's Day, they are...

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    Workers Memorial Mass: Because losing your life should never be a job description

    Monday, April 29th 5:30 pm at St. Patricks Church 5th Ave. & Main Street, Bay Shore, NY. Let's again come together as one to pay homage to those we lost on the job and offer prayer for our unions who lead, safety to those who toil and justice for those oppressed. Please bring your hardhat/...

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    NEW YORK FOR WOMEN’S EQUALITY

    New York has long served as a model for equality and fairness on several issues including women’s rights. At the 2013 State of the State Address, Governor Cuomo announced plans to advance a 10-Point Women’s Equality Act that will break down barriers that perpetuate discrimination and inequality...

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    Newsday Opinion Editorial: Gas-electric workforce split could hurt LI during storms

    October and November, the 2,600 members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1049, together with thousands of other emergency responders, worked tirelessly during a very dangerous time to get Long Islanders' power back on after Sandy. Will they be able to help our community get...

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    Daley: Oral Statement at Public Hearing to NY Assembly regarding future of Long Island’s electric power delivery and service

    Good morning Assemblymen, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Donald Daley and I represent the members of IBEW Local Union 1049 as Business Manager. I wish to present testimony before this committee examining the future of Long Island’s electric power delivery and service. In the weeks after Super...

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    IBEW 1049 must be at the table on the future of LIPA

    Business Manager Don Daley of IBEW 1049 warns political and community leaders that the current plan will keep over a thousand utility workers home during the next major storm  Hauppauge At their Union Hall, the leadership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1049, led by...

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    1049: Call Congress on Valentines Day

    Congressional Republicans are taking the economy hostage again—threatening to blow it up unless vital services for working families are cut. Call your members of Congress Feb. 14 and tell them to stand up to these bullies, reject benefit cuts for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and cancel...

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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  

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    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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