IBEW Local 1049
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We proudly represent approximately 4,500 union members from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who are employed in the electric and gas industry on Long Island and Far Rockaway, Queens.

The following questionnaire has been prepared by the Political Screening Committee (PSC) of IBEW Local 1049 for Nassau and Suffolk County Legislature candidates, current Nassau and Suffolk County Members of the Legislature seeking reelection, County Executive candidates, and current Town Supervisors or candidates running for Supervisor within these counties.

The purpose of this questionnaire is to understand viewpoints and positions on issues that directly impact our membership. It is important to note that completion of this questionnaire does not imply an endorsement from IBEW Local 1049. We appreciate your participation and thank you for taking the time to complete our questionnaire.

**Candidates and elected officials will be contacted via email to schedule in-person screening sessions, upon completion of the questionnaire. Screenings will begin on Saturday, August 5th and continue through Monday, August 21st.**

First Name *
Last Name *
Address *
City/Town *
State *
Zip *
Candidate for *
Telephone # *
Candidate Email *
Party Affiliation *
Employer *
Are you a member of a union? *
Please explain your opinion on Collective Bargaining Agreements *
As a candidate seeking our endorsement, what specific steps will you take to support and strengthen the rights of workers, including protecting their ability to collectively negotiate for fair wages, benefits, and safe working conditions? *
Please explain your position on the municipalization of private utilities? *
What is your stance on prevailing wage laws, and how will you ensure that these laws are enforced to protect the wages and benefits of workers, including our members at IBEW Local 1049? *
Do you support zero-emission power as part of a renewable energy portfolio? *
Currently, private utilities are unable to generate power due to deregulation. Would you support allowing those utilities to participate in generation, specifically in the renewable energy sector? *
What does it mean to you to have the endorsement of IBEW Local 1049? *
What is your stance on healthcare policies, and what measures will you support to ensure affordable and comprehensive healthcare coverage for our members and their families, both in terms of insurance options and access to healthcare providers? *
What is your stance on the natural gas ban in the state of New York, and what specific actions, if any, will you take to address the concerns and interests of our members who maybe directly affected by this ban? *
Recognizing the importance of establishing commissions and involving members of labor in decision-making processes, how will you prioritize the inclusion of labor representatives and ensure their active participation in important policy discussions and decision-making if elected? *
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Date *

IBEW Local 1049
100 Corporate Drive
Holtsville, NY 11742

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