Business Managers Message Updates

  • Vote Your Wallet, Vote Your Future

    November 3, 2020, is Election Day in the United States. Many important decisions will face you when you vote this year. Voting is one of the most powerful ways to make your voice heard in our democracy. However, in 2016, only 61.4% of the voting age population in the U.S. voted. Modern technology...

  • Happy Labor Day

    Monday, September 7, 2020. Labor Day. Just like this year has been, Labor Day is going to be different this year. The COVID-19 virus has changed so many aspects of our lives, and our Labor Day is going to be one of them. There will be no big celebrations or parades this year. However, we will...

  • Social Media...Again

    Yes, I have talked a couple times before about your job and social media. However, several recent events have led me back to the subject.             First, once you identify yourself as working for a company any of your posts or likes become that company's concern. Forty-eight percent of...

  • Take the Loop Survey

    I am encouraging those of you that work for NYSEG to please take time at work to complete the 2020 "LOOP" survey. It actually does help to get feedback from the working people to upper management's attention. The employee survey is being administered by Korn Ferry, a global HR consulting firm, and...

  • Working from Home

    Many people are now working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, millions of workers are working from home. I recently saw an article about how busy private detectives now are. Corporations are now taking extra steps to ensure that the employees they are paying are, in fact, at home...

  • Condolences to Local 10 Members Who Have Lost Family and Friends

    All of us who are members of Local Union 10 IBEW would like to send our sympathy and condolences to all those who have experienced the loss of Family, Friends and Colleagues. Whether the loss was due to the pandemic or other reasons.   The pandemic has forced us to take unprecedented measures to...

  • Don't Spread False Coronavirus Information

    The following are excerpts from a USA Today article by Jessica Guynn published March 19, 2020.   The world Health Organization was so alarmed that in February, it warned of a massive "infodemic," shorthand for information epidemic, "all over an abundance of information- some accurate and some not-...

  • March and April Meetings Canceled

    Due to coronavirus, March informational Meetings, including the Oneonta meeting on March 18th and the Hornell meeting on March  19th have been cancelled. Additionally all meetings in April, including our union and informational meetings, are cancelled.  Please check future issues of Members Only...

  • Coronavirus Update

    Ok, I know you are hearing about the Coronavirus from every form of communication. Please make yourself aware of the symptoms and prevention methods. The following is from the Center for Disease Control (C.D.C.) at CDC.gov. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19)The virus is spread mainly from person to...

  • Use Flaggers when Dealing with Traffic

    Our work can be dangerous enough without having to do it next to traffic. Yet, that is exactly what many of us do on a regular basis. Even with the "move overand slow down" laws, in 2016 there were 103 road worker deaths in the United States. We must always consider the hazards in roadside work...

  • Gossip, No Ones Friend

    My name is Gossip. I have no respect for justice. I maim without killing. I break hearts and ruin lives. I am cunning and malicious and gather strength with age. The more I am quoted the more I am believed. My victims are helpless. They cannot protect themselves against me because I have no name...

  • The Closing of the Cayuga Plant

    Originally called Milliken Station when it opened in 1955, the coal power plant on the shore of Cayuga Lake in North Lansing is ceasing power generation for good. Previously, the plant generated electricity for New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) by burning coal almost continuously for 64 years...

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