1049 News Archive

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    2020 IBEW 1049 Endorsements

    After careful consideration, the IBEW International Executive Council decided to endorse Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in February. “We feel that Joe Biden is the best choice for the IBEW because he has taken the time to listen to what our members have to say about the biggest challenges facing our...

  • 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.

  • Take the National Grid Survey

    With negotiations starting on a new contract with National Grid, Local 1049 wants to hear from the members about what you would like us to focus on the new contract. You can take the survey by clicking here.   You will also receive a survey in the mail, so you can either fill out the paper version...

  • In Memory of Journeyman Lineman Andrew Jordan and those lost at the World Trade Center 9-11-01.

    September 11th, 2001, started as any other normal day, our members traveling to work thinking of the things we normally take for granted. Perhaps they were thinking of a recent vacation with their family, or maybe about their children starting the new school year. When they arrived at work that day...

  • Happy Labor Day

    Every year, when Labor Day arrives, I have shared my thoughts with my brothers and sisters at Local 1049. Those messages have mostly been about remembering the remarkable improvements we, as the Labor Movement have made through the strength of collective bargaining, and the influence we project to...

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    Join the Organizing Committee

    For the past 25 years, IBEW Local Union 1049 has led the way in organizing in the Utility Industry in the IBEW. Armed with a strong volunteer organizing committee and a local membership educated and knowledgeable about the many tasks facing a shrinking "in-house" group of members and the need for...

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    LCTT and ROW Meeting Rescheduled

    In lieu of having a full Outside Unit Meeting, we have decided that it is safer for everyone to break it up into smaller groups. This notice is to advise you that the meeting scheduled on August 20, 2020 has been rescheduled. The new meeting will be on Thursday, August 27th at 5:30 PM at the Union...

  • No Other Utility Workers Could Do What You Do

    I would like to remind you all that we will be having our General Membership Monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 18th @ 10am and 7pm. We will discuss the issues that affect Local 1049 members and report on the activities of the Local.  Please make every effort to join your brothers and sisters at...

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    Will not Rest Until the Power Is Back On

    The hardworking men and women of IBEW Local 1049 will not rest until the power is restored for all who are experiencing outages because of Tropical Storm Isaias. Long Island is our home too and we are committed to getting the lights back on in the communities in which we live and work. Please stay...

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    Retiree Meeting Canceled

    The IBEW 1049 Retiree meeting that is scheduled to be held on August 19th has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please check back for updates on future meetings.

  • Great Work During the Heat Wave

    The temperatures during this pandemic summer are heating up and we have felt the worst over this past weekend with the heat index making it feel close to 100 degrees!   This heat storm is just part of the record breaking temps we have been dealing with throughout the month of July. Even a report by...

  • Unit Meeting Canceled

    This is to inform you that due to COVID-19 we are CANCELLING our UNIT MEETING on August 6, 2020. Your safety is our highest priority and at this time we feel that we cannot hold this meeting. We are planning on having smaller meetings with each individual group in the near future. Dates will be...

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