News From: Union

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 14, 2011

Bring Your Hard Hats to Church!

It's official, St. Patrick's Church in Bay Shore will be hosting the first ever Long Island based Workers Memorial Mass on Wednesday, April 27th at 6 PM. This event, which is being organized...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 13, 2011

The Workers Memorial Mass

Every Year on Workers Memorial Day in NYC, St. Patrick's Cathedral hosts a standing room only Mass honoring all those in the Building Trades who died on the job. Workers Memorial Day, April 28th...

by Rollando Scott | on Apr 08, 2011

Hundreds of Us Marched and Rallied!

At 4.30 on April 4, there were six of us at Cadman Plaza Park and two of the people were our cameraman. At 4.40 pm there were thirty of us and then the crowd started to build by the minute and before...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 04, 2011

April 4th National Day of Action

Fight Back this Monday! April 4th National Day of Action 3:00 PM Nassau The first will be held at the Nassau County Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, at 3pm to protest County...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2011

Unions to rally nationwide Monday, April 4th

13 rallies across NYS on National Day of Action With some state floating the idea of eliminating collective bargaining, thousands of Long Islanders, tens of thousands of New Yorkers and millions of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2011

Workers fighting for their right to bargain collectively

Members of IBEW Local 1049, who work at the Bellmore Yard of National Grid, take a photo in support of workers fighting for their right to bargain collectively.

by George Bloom | on Apr 01, 2011

Write a Letter to the Guv

April 4th National Day of Action: Monday, April 4th will be a nationwide day of action to defend collective bargaining rights and to commemorate the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2011

Marching Across the Brooklyn Bridge

We are marching across the Brooklyn Bridge! Message from President Rolando Scott on the Monday, April 4th National Day of Action Monday, April 4th is the anniversary of the assassination of Dr....

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 29, 2011

NELCC/NECA Ratification Vote

TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011 6PM AT THE UNION HALL To all Local 1049 Members employed under the NELCC/NECA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Robert Shand, Business Manager, on behalf of the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2011

Grading papers & organizing actions

Do you still think Teachers and Public employees aren't militant enough? Hundreds of Sachem Teachers from Long Island bused up to rally in Albany, Smithtown Teachers crashed their School Board...