Gen Chair/Pres. Message Updates

  • Happy Holidays 589

    On behalf of your elected officials, I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, a joyous Holiday Season and a Happy New Year! The holidays are a time to reflect on the past year and to celebrate the gifts of the season - peace, joy and hope.  I want to thank the... Read More
  • Happy Thanksgiving 589

    Message from President, Jeffrey Klein   On behalf of your Elected officials I would like to wish all of you and your families a very happy Thanksgiving. I would like to take the time to thank the Executive Board and our Union Reps for their hard work and dedication. I know that... Read More
  • Support Candidates Who Support Unions

    Message from General Chairman, Ricardo Sanchez   Dear Brothers and Sisters,   The most important part of my job as your General Chairman is to protect and improve the working conditions and wages we have fought hard to achieve. I, along with your Executive Board and Union... Read More
  • Bombardier JFK Union Meeting - Nov 8th

    Brothers and Sisters,   It has come to my attention that managers at the site are once again misinterpreting our contract to make up for their lack of management skills. It shouldn't surprise me that this is happening, because every year during the fall season we have the same... Read More
  • Happy Labor Day Local 589

    I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Labor Day! As the summer winds down I think it is a good time to reflect and remember that all we have today is the result of the hard work and sacrifice of those before us.  Workers in this country endured terrible... Read More
  • Enjoy the Summer

    On behalf off your elected officials I would like to send everyone our best wishes. I hope all of you are enjoying the summer!   As a reminder, the next General Membership meeting will not be until September 19, 2016. Please make an attempt to attend.  In light of the sudden... Read More
  • Happy Independence Day 589!

    Message from President, Jeffery Klein   Our founding fathers fought for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. For two hundred and forty years we as Americans have benefited from their efforts and sacrifice. It is up to all of us to continue their selfless work and ensure... Read More
  • Memorial Day

    The summer season is once again upon us as Memorial Day  quickley approaches. Please take some time this weekend to reflect and remember those who gave their last full measure of devotion and paid the ultimate price so  that we may prosper. Freedom does not come without... Read More
  • LIRR Members are Encouraged to take the Contract Survey

    Message from President Jeffrey Klein    The General Membership Meeting will be held this Monday at the Hibernian Hall. 27 Locust Ave. Babylon, NY 11702 at 5:30PM. All LIRR members are encouraged to take the LIRR Contract Survey. Contract negotiations will be starting soon. Let... Read More
  • Per Capita Increase for 2016

    Message from President Jeffrey Klein    As approved at the 38th IBEW International Convention, "BA" members and "A" members will see an increase in their Per Capita Tax of one dollar ($1) as of January 1, 2016.   THIS IS NOT A LOCAL UNION DUES INCREASE. The additional dollar is... Read More
  • Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Message from President Jeffrey Klein    "Our lives begin to end the day we we become silent about things that matter."   Those are the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   Dr. King spent his life fighting injustice and dedicated it to a cause he believed in. He... Read More
  • Happy Holidays/A Year in Review

    Message from President Jeffrey Klein    On behalf of your elected officers I would like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Joyful Holiday Season!   Another year is winding down with the new year quickly approaching. It has been a hectic year with the MTA, LIRR, JFK... Read More