1049 News Archive

  • /News

    Gas Craft Approves New Contract

    On June 2, 2021 the Gas Craft group, which is made up of Gas Foreman, Mechanics, and Laborers, working for various signatory contractors voted in their new 4-year collective bargaining agreement. 133 members showed up to vote.   Some of the highlights include an overall wage increase of 14.25 %,...

  • /News

    ULC Elects Patrick Guidice at Annual Conference

    On Wednesday, April 28th the IBEW Utility Labor Council (ULC) of NYS held an election for the new Chair of the organization. After a vote, IBEW 1049 Business Manager Patrick Guidice was elected. Guidice replaces IBEW Local 97 Business Manager Ted Skerpon. We would like to thank Ted for his years of...

  • Clean Up Day at the Hall

    This past Saturday, May 22nd, 2021, we asked members to volunteer for a union hall clean up day. We were thrilled that so many of you came out to help beautify our hall, that we are all so proud to be a part of. This was not easy work, but we all came together and got it done. I enjoyed the BBQ...

  • Congratulations to our New Journeymen Linemen

    On Saturday, May 15, 2021 we had the privilege of celebrating the accomplishments of our latest Journeyman Lineman class. Our High-Voltage Lineman Apprenticeship Program has developed what I consider to be the finest lineman in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.   The deep...

  • /News

    Gas Craft Division Contractors Bargaining Report #1

    Today, Tuesday May 11, 2021 the IBEW Local Union 1049 Main Negotiation Committee had their first official meeting with the Gas Craft Division Contractors Negotiation Team. The IBEW Local Union 1049 Main Negotiation Committee is made up of: Patrick Guidice, Business Manager; Rick Fridell, Assistant...

  • Take the IBEW 1049 Member Survey

    Please watch the video below to hear about the IBEW Local 1049 members survey. It is your right as a union member to have your voice heard. I hope you will all take this opportunity to do just that. You may scan the QR code on the postcard being mailed to your house, or use this link. Video of...

  • Get Vaccinated at Local 25 on Wednesday

    NYS will be hosting a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at IBEW Local 25 on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, from 3:00 PM-7:00 PM. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins are welcome on a first-come-first-severe basis. The Johnson and Johnson one-shot vaccine will be administered at this event. We are...

  • /News

    Workers Memorial Day

    As was mentioned in our last email, union members from across Long Island remembered those who died on the job over the past year on April 28th, Workers Memorial Day. The remembrance was held at the New York State Office Building in Hauppauge and also celebrated the 50th Anniversary of OSHA. The...

  • Youth Caucus Meeting Rescheduled

    The Youth Caucus Meeting for tonight has been rescheduled to next Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Union Hall, 100 Corporate Dr, Holtsville. This will be the first meeting and all are welcome. Thank you.

  • Workers Memorial Day Service

    On Workers' Memorial Day, April 28th, workers across our Nation pause to remember those who have died as a result of a workplace injury or illness. Over the last year Long Island's workers, as in many other years, failed to escape the tragedy of death as a result of performing their jobs. These...

  • General Membership Meeting

    At today's General Meeting, we will have AT&T as our special guests. They have new promotions for Union members and will be on site to share this information and answer any questions.   They will be at the Union Hall at 5:30 pm with the Wood Fired Pizza Food Truck by Vincent's New York Wood...

  • Lineworker Appreciation Day

    This Sunday is Lineworker Appreciation Day. The line men and women of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1049 have never shied away from their responsibility to help their Long Island neighbors. Our lineworkers often work in challenging and dangerous conditions in order...

  • General Membership Meetings April 20-21

    This pandemic has been a challenging time for us all. We have had a year of uncertainty, but you all have stayed strong. I am happy to announce that General Meetings will resume this month. The General Meeting will take place at the Union Hall, 100 Corporate Dr in Holtsville, on Tuesday, April 20,...

  • /News

    Application for Employment

    Please click here to download the application. Once completed, please fax the application and a copy of your CDL to 631-234-1034. It says it on the application, but we’re getting a lot without the CDL so please make sure to include a copy of your CDL.  

  • /News

    Crane Accident Involves 2 Linemen

    There has been a GoFundMe created for the fallen brother - please consider donating: https://gofund.me/396aadac And the GoFundMe for the brother on life support is here: https://gofund.me/82ab9f5c #RestInPower #FallenBrother “The men were inside a metal lift basket attached to the jib of a crane...

  • National Grid Members Ratify Contract

    Two weeks ago, we sent out ballots for the ratification of the National Grid contract. I want to thank each one of you who came to an informational meeting and took the time to send back the ballot with your vote. Your vote is your voice, and as union members, it is important to use your voice....

Pages