ECA is pleased to announce the launch of a "Diversity & Inclusive Training Program" designed to help Electrical Contractor’s foster a climate of inclusion, sensitivity, and respect in the workplace. Alex Willis, President of Leadership Surge, has designed a training program that will help business leaders create a culture of inclusiveness and respect within their company. Join us on January 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM, as ECA’s Diversity Committee, and Alex Willis, introduce this new training series for ECA members and their employees.
The president signed the new COVID-19 Stimulus Bill into law on 12.27.2020. Prior to the new Stimulus Bill, the FFCRA paid leave program was set to expire on 12.31.2020. Of particular importance to NECA members, the new statute amends the FFCRA allowing employers to receive payroll tax credits for payments made under the FFCRA on or before March 31, 2021.....read more
POWERING CHICAGO is sponsoring and presenting at the Illinois Real Estate Journal's 19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference.
January 7th, 2020 - Economic Forecast, State of the Industry, and More!
Below is a link to the Winter 2020 Issue of SubStance Magazine brought to you by the Illinois Mechanical & Specialty Contractors Association (IMSCA). In this issue you will find a message from IMSCA's outgoing President, Giuseppe Muzzupappa and information about using the Illinois Department of Labor's new certified payroll portal. Also, included in this issue is an article outlining recent and upcoming changes to Illinois Capital Development Board contracts.
If you have any questions about this information, please contact IMSCA staff by calling 217-523-4361 or by email at email@example.com.
Pictured above is Dave O'Brien,
Mosley, Pfundt & Glick Inc.
"Fire Your Accountant" (Webinar)
January 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm
The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee is pleased to announce a webinar called, "Fire Your Accountant." The seminar is being conducted by Dave O'Brien, Mosley, Pfundt & Glick Inc. The program will be a virtual event held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 beginning at 1:00 pm.
THE PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO ECA MEMBERS.
Registration / Program Fee information to follow soon.
The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee is pleased to announce a webinar called, "How to Use LinkedIn for Business Development and Marketing." The seminar is being conducted by Eileen Rochford, CEO, The Harbinger Group. The program will be a virtual event held on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 beginning at 1:00 pm.
The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee is pleased to announce a webinar called, "Certified Transcript of Payroll." The seminar is being conducted by Ron Ward and Robert Parrilli, Illinois Department of Labor. The program will be a virtual event held on Thursday, February 4, 2021 beginning at 1:00 pm. The session will detail how contractors can submit their prevailing wage information easily through the IDOL Certified Transcript of Payroll Portal.
THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY TO ALL ECA MEMBERS.
Registration information to follow soon.
NECA Learning Center:
NECA has also opened more Basic Estimating programs. Classes will run January 5-22 with morning and afternoon sessions. Space is limited so act fast!
The Electric Association scholarship is awarded annually to a lineal descendant of an EA member, and is based on academic and personal achievements. Preference may be given to a student enrolling in a degree program that will lead to a career in the electrical industry. All ECA member firms are EA members.
Please visit the Electric Association website at www.eachicago.org for application information.
CSC / ASA Construction Expo. & Safety Conference (Virtual)
-March 2 - 3, 2021
The Construction Expo & Safety Conference, co-hosted by the Association of Subcontractors and Affiliates of Chicago (ASA Chicago) and the Construction Safety Council, is going VIRTUAL in 2021 (March 2 – 3)! While presented in a new format, these two days will serve construction industry professionals by providing valuable opportunities for business-to-business commerce, safety education, and professional networking. Register now as an Attendee or Exhibitor or Sponsor. Click here for details.
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