News From: LIPA

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 07, 2013

Better off without?

The Governors plan to overhaul LIPA has a lot of people's panties in a bundle, but putting politics aside - removing politics from the entire operation may be just the answer. Beginning in...

by Don Daley | on Mar 26, 2013

LIPA's future: IBEW 1049 must be at the table

In October and November, 2,600 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1049 members, together with thousands of other emergency storm restoration responders, worked tirelessly during a...

by Don Daley | on Mar 07, 2013

Hold Public Hearings on the future of LIPA

The future of LIPA and its impact on our community is a topic of great importance which deserves careful review. It is imperative that there be no rush to judgment before considering all options as...

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...

by Don Daley | on Feb 25, 2013

IBEW Local 1049 presents: LIPA: Unasked, Unanswered

Will the new model provide lower rates and better service to Long Island?   We will touch on important staffing and management issues and since the new LIPA operating services agreement...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 23, 2013

Getting right to the point

On Monday, February 25th at 9:00am at their union hall in Hauppauge Long Guy Land, IBEW 1049 will be hosting a Q&A on LIPA: Unasked, Unanswered - Will the new model provide lower rates and better...

by Don Daley | on Nov 16, 2012

HALF OF LI'S STORM RESPONDERS COULD BE SIDELINED NEXT TIME

Press Release from Business Manager Don Daley of IBEW 1049: Flawed LIPA agreement keeps thousands of LI's power restoration workers on the sidelines Our community has been through so much these...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 15, 2011

Important Announcement from Local 1049

Today, based on recommendation by LIPA staff the Long Island Power Authority Board of Trustees voted to award the electric transmission and distribution management service agreement to Public Service...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 04, 2011

LIPA makes decision to move forward with SERVCO model

The (LIPA) Board of Trustees approved a plan to restructure the way LIPA contracts for services to operate its electric utility business. Beginning in 2014, LIPA will adopt an improved business model...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2011

Shand to testify to NYS Energy Committee

IBEW Local 1049 Business Manager Bob Shand has been invited to testify before the NYS Senate Committee on Energy & Telecommunications, and the testimony will be regarding several issues involving...