by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 06, 2016

Managing expectations

A common frustration shared by many labor leaders is the lack of full participation at events organized by the union. Events like rallies, general meetings, charity events and social outings. If your...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 10, 2016

The ball is in his court

In New Jersey its law. It's also on the books in Missouri, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. After a four year effort, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) have successfully...

by Guest Post | on Jul 11, 2016

Thanking a lineman

July 10 was Lineman Appreciation Day, commemorating the contributions of the men and women who bring electricity to the U.S. economy and honoring the legacy of Henry Miller, one of the founders of...

by Alexis Barrau | on May 20, 2016

May is Electric Safety Month

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1049 hosted their annual Electric Safety Day for third graders from St. James Elementary on Long Island, NY. Over 90 students flooded...

by Don Daley | on Jul 03, 2014

1049 members volunteer at the Jacob's Light Foundation for the troops serving overseas

Nelson Sierra (pictured) along with other members of Local 1049, volunteered to help with the Jacob's Light Foundation - a foundation that helps deployed troops overseas by sending them...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 03, 2014

Local 1049 Sportsman Club Fundraiser for Brother Rich Albergo

On May 17th, the Local 1049 Sportsman Club hosted a fundraiser to help a Local 1049 brother who is ill. The Club, which is open to any Local 1049 member who wishes to join, held the event at Suffolk...

by Don Daley | on Jun 13, 2014

A 1049 Youth Caucus Event

On Saturday, June 21st, IBEW Local 1049 Young Workers Caucus will be heading out into the community to help our neighbors.  We are calling this our Youth Caucus Day of Action.  We are...

by Don Daley | on May 16, 2014

1049 ratifies first collective bargaining agreement with Precision Pipeline Solutions LLC

Please welcome our newest members into The Brotherhood.On April 30, Local 1049 members ratified their first collective bargaining agreement with Precision Pipeline Solutions LLC.This new employer is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 16, 2013

Food for thought. With Labor Day fast approaching, try and remember what we are really celebrating.

Food for thought. With Labor Day fast approaching, try and remember what we are really celebrating. Labor Day is not just about BBQ's, it's about our history as working people and the unions we...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 01, 2013

IBEW 1049 must be at the table

 On February 25th IBEW 1049 held a Q&A on LIPA: Unasked, Unanswered - Will the new model provide lower rates and better service to Long Island? Over 60 people attended the Long Island...

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