ECA Industry Update
Contract Language Concerning Work Performed on Fourth of July Holiday
Please click on the link below for excerpts from the "A," "C," and "R" agreements concerning pay if an electrician works on a holiday / if a holiday falls on a Sunday.
Thank you to all the Contractors and Electricians who donated their Saturdays
in May to install outdoor lighting for residents in the Englewood and Chicago Heights communities, as part of our 2021 Rebuilding Initiative!
NECA 2021 Project Excellence Awards: Deadline Extended to June 18th!
NECA is accepting entries for the Project Excellence Awards (PEA) program. The submission deadline has been extended to June 18, 2021! For a timeline of the application process, program FAQs, 2020 submissions and award winners archive, and a gallery of all project submissions visit
CISCO Annual Luncheon
July 16, 2021
The Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) is a labor-management group representing numerous unions and trade associations throughout the Northeastern Illinois area. The ECA is an active member of CISCO. Registration is now open for CISCO's Annual Luncheon scheduled for July 16, 2021 at the IBEW Local 134 Hall in Chicago. The main speaker for the event is City of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
2021 Leadership Conference - Registration now Open!
Featuring Dynamic Speakers, Tour of the Milwaukee Tool Innovation Center, Overnight Accommodations in Milwaukee’ s Historic 3rd Ward at The Journeyman Hotel, Rooftop Social Event, and More!

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Learn about the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program and the Importance of becoming an Authorized Contractor
NECA and IBEW are hosting an EVITP webinar on June 11th. Learn about the Infrastructure projects outlined in President Biden's plans to add 500,000 new charging stations across the US.
NECA Virtual Basic Estimating Classes Available -
NECA Education has opened up two more virtual Basic Estimating classes! Classes will run June 16th to July 1st with morning and afternoon sessions.
Registration for all sessions are available here:

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Webinar recordings available online for ECA Members!
If you missed a meeting or webinar by ECA, you can now log-in to the website and view the program you missed. Many recordings are now available, and more will be added daily from webinars held over the past year. Go to and under the "Industry Resources" pull down menu, select "Member Education and Webinar Recordings". You will be prompted to log-in, and then you are free to browse webinar recordings you may have missed. Please contact ECA with questions (708)531-0022.
Stay up to date on the latest changes for our Industry including news releases, legislation and Government mandates, workplace safety and preparation guidelines, OSHA alerts, and more that affect electrical contractors in Chicago and Cook County.

June 9 - 10, 2021
The American Club - Kohler, WI

ECA Summer Social Event
August 13, 2021
Theater on the Lake, Chicago

ECA Golf Outing - NECA PAC Fundraiser
August 23, 2021
Olympia Fields Country Club

August 26 - 27, 2021
The Journeyman Hotel
Milwaukee, WI