Business Managers Message Updates

  • Take the National Grid Survey

    With negotiations starting on a new contract with National Grid, Local 1049 wants to hear from the members about what you would like us to focus on the new contract. You can take the survey by clicking here.   You will also receive a survey in the mail, so you can either fill out the paper version...

  • In Memory of Journeyman Lineman Andrew Jordan and those lost at the World Trade Center 9-11-01.

    September 11th, 2001, started as any other normal day, our members traveling to work thinking of the things we normally take for granted. Perhaps they were thinking of a recent vacation with their family, or maybe about their children starting the new school year. When they arrived at work that day...

  • Happy Labor Day

    Every year, when Labor Day arrives, I have shared my thoughts with my brothers and sisters at Local 1049. Those messages have mostly been about remembering the remarkable improvements we, as the Labor Movement have made through the strength of collective bargaining, and the influence we project to...

  • No Other Utility Workers Could Do What You Do

    I would like to remind you all that we will be having our General Membership Monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 18th @ 10am and 7pm. We will discuss the issues that affect Local 1049 members and report on the activities of the Local.  Please make every effort to join your brothers and sisters at...

  • Great Work During the Heat Wave

    The temperatures during this pandemic summer are heating up and we have felt the worst over this past weekend with the heat index making it feel close to 100 degrees!   This heat storm is just part of the record breaking temps we have been dealing with throughout the month of July. Even a report by...

  • Unit Meeting Canceled

    This is to inform you that due to COVID-19 we are CANCELLING our UNIT MEETING on August 6, 2020. Your safety is our highest priority and at this time we feel that we cannot hold this meeting. We are planning on having smaller meetings with each individual group in the near future. Dates will be...

  • Union Meeting July 21

    Hope this email finds you all doing well, and you and your family are staying safe and healthy. As you know, for the last few months we had Local Union 1049's office closed. As we have now opened, we will be having our July General Monthly Membership meeting on July 21st at 7pm. In order to keep...

  • Happy Fourth of July

    Brothers and sisters, each year the Fourth of July, has become more of the epitome of a summertime holiday complete with best outdoor BBQ cuisine we can muster!  Traditionally, the Fourth of July is celebrated to remember the great courage and sacrifice shown by the Patriots who founded our Country...

  • Thank You For Your Support

    It is with great pride and comradeship, that we can announce the results of our Local Union Elections. The strength of our union is measured by our ability to vote freely. You as a union member, not only have a protected right to vote to elect your representatives, but with your vote, you...

  • June Union Meeting Canceled

    We hope this email finds you all doing well as the nicer weather is finally upon us.   Due to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic and social distancing orders, limiting public gatherings to only 10 to 20 people, we have no choice but to cancel the June 16th General Membership Meeting.  Please...

  • 1049 Scholarship

    The Local 1049 Scholarship Fund was established in 2014 to provide our working members with some financial support in order to contribute to the personal development and higher education for their children. Awarded recipients will receive a $1,000 scholarship payable to the educational institution...

  • Withdrawing From the Race

    Today I am, with heavy heart, announcing that I am no longer seeking re-election as IBEW Local 1049 Business Manager. After much reflection, discussion, and out of consideration for my family, I am withdrawing my name from consideration, ceasing my campaign, and notifying the necessary parties of...

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