1049 News Archive

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    Retiree Meeting Canceled

    Please note: The Retiree Meeting scheduled for December 2, 2020 has been canceled due to rising COVID-19 cases. Please stay safe.  

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    Donate to the United Way LI

    Both PSEG and National Grid are working with the United Way of Long Island to help our communities. Your donation will help programs such as: United Together YouthBuild Long Island D.R.E.A.M.S. For Youth Project Warmth Mission United You can set up a direct donation through your payroll. For PSEG...

  • IBEW 1049 "Virtual" Meeting

    Since Local 1049 is unable to have an in-person meeting due to a spike in COVID cases on Long Island, Assistant Business Manager Jim Cooper and I have put together a video to go over the information that we would have presented to the members at our November meeting. Video of IBEW 1049 - Virtual...

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    Local 1049 Supports Island Harvest with $2,000 Donation

    Holtsville, NY, NY -- November 18, 2020 – As part of its charitable giving initiatives, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1049 donated $2,000 to Island Harvest to help support the food bank’s essential food collection initiatives as the number of food insecure Long...

  • Veterans Day

    Good morning, brothers and sisters. Today, November 11th, is Veterans Day, which is a special day to salute the men and women who have bravely served in our Military. We hope you will all take a moment today to thank a veteran for their service. We are proud of our members who served our great...

  • November and December Union Meetings Canceled

    Good morning, brothers and sisters. In light of the recent increase of COVID 19 cases, we have decided to cancel both Suffolk and Nassau General Meetings for November and December. The health and safety of our members is priority number 1. We are organizing a series of meeting alternatives to keep...

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    IBEW 1049 Blood Drive

    The Blood Drive held at the Union Hall on Halloween was very successful. We donated 39 pints of blood, which will save up to 117 lives. Thank you to those who helped to spread the word, and thank you to those who came down to donate. Members of Local 1049 are helpful members of this community. We...

  • Get Out and Vote

    Today is Election Day.   It has been a crazy campaign season, no doubt about that. If you haven't voted yet, please make the time today to vote. Every single vote matters. It's your voice and your chance to select candidates that will make decisions on legislation that affects you.   We all know...

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    Anniversary of Super Storm Sandy

    Yesterday marked the eight year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.   People's lives have changed forever here on Long Island. It is doubtful that when the next superstorm is forecast that people will take it lightly and not prepare themselves and their families. But there is something that I will...

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    IBEW Local 1049 Calls on Community to Donate Blood

    Holtsville, NY – October 29, 2020 - The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1049 announces they are partnering with the New York Blood Center to host a community blood drive on Halloween Day. The drive will take place at Local 1049’s Union Hall, at 100 Corporate Dr in...

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    Membership Meetings

    IBEW Local 1049 will be having a General Membership Meeting on November 17th at 7 PM. The meeting will take place at the Union Hall, 100 Corporate Drive, Holtsville.   We will also be having a Nassau County General Informational Meeting the following day, November 18th at 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM. This...

  • Business Managers Minute- Safety at the Union Hall

    We take safety seriously. Check out this message from Business Manager Patrick Guidice about our safety procedure. Video of IBEW 1049 - Safety at the Union Hall

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    Testimony from Patrick Guidice, IBEW 1049

    Good evening, Senators and Members of Assembly. My name is Patrick Guidice and I represent Local 1049 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers as its Business Manager. I am accompanied by our Governmental Affairs Representative, Kasey Scheid. My Local Union represents 4,200 proud...

  • Last Chance to Register to Vote

    Friday is the deadline to register to vote in New York. It is important that Local 1049 has all of our members registered and voting in this important election.     Not only are you voting for the President of the country, but you are also electing your Congress members, State Senators, and State...

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    Meet our New Staff: Kasey Scheid

    The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1049 announces the appointment of Kasey Scheid to Political Director, a new position for the Union.       As the Political Director, Kasey will head up the Union’s Political Action Committee, working closely with congressional leaders...

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    IBEW 1049 Blood Drive

    The blood banks are drying up. LOCAL 1049 is hosting a Blood Drive on October 31, from 8:30 - 2:30. Use this link to schedule your appointment. Members employed by the utility will receive 4 hours off in exchange for donating. Please sign up by clicking here.