News From: National Grid

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 16, 2015

Is the fix-in on energy?

In 1978, Congress passed the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act, that included that Non-Utility Generators – or NUG’s, must be allowed to compete with utility generators provided...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 06, 2015

They want givebacks so IBEW 1049 fights back

Newsday: National Grid workers authorize strike vote with contract about to expireThere has been some media coverage of the upcoming contract negotiations between the International Brotherhood of...

by Press and Media | on Feb 01, 2015

Do National Grid Managers deserve our sympathy?

Right now as you are reading this, natural gas provider National Grid is training scabs in preparation of a possible work stoppage in early February 2015.The United Kingdom-based utility company is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 03, 2014

LIBN Column: Why LI loves to hate utilities

Long Islanders have a love-hate relationship with their energy companies, from LILCO and KeySpan to National Grid and now PSEG.Once a nuclear power plant called the Island home, but in 1989 –...

by Don Daley | on Oct 23, 2013

Local 1049 is working to Save Long Island Jobs

Message from Don Daley, Business Manager: National Grid has sent a notice of intent to move good Local 1049 jobs to both Brooklyn and Syracuse.  These jobs involve the gas business unit and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 04, 2013

Keep 'em here!

National Grid wants to remove customer assistance positions from Long Island. This will have negative effects on gas utility service, reliability, safety and our local economy. National Grid has...

by Don Daley | on Jan 21, 2013

FAQ's on the National Grid Payroll Issue

1)  What will happen to employees who were supposedly overpaid, how will this be verified, and what will determine the repayment schedule?There may be some confusion regarding recoupment of wage...