ECA News & Events Update
NECA Video Update
Please click on the link below for a recent NECA Video Update, highlighting the following:
  • Business Growth Roadblocks: Interview with ELECTRI Task Force Member Dan Shea
  • NECA's Jef Fagan on Risk Management
  • Getting the Most from eSafetyLine: Recordkeeping
POWERING CHICAGO is sponsoring the Illinois Real Estate Journal's 19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference.

January 7th, 2020 - FREE REGISTRATION
Electric Association CEAEF Scholarships Available
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 click here for updated information:

Please visit the Electric Association website at for application information.
Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Must Be Completed by December 31, 2020!
As you are aware, Senate Bill 75, Public Act 101-0221 was signed into law by Governor Pritzker in August 2019. Under this Act, Illinois employers are required to train employees on sexual harassment prevention by December 31, 2020, and on an annual basis thereafter. Please click on the link below for more information.
NECA 2020 LIVE: On-Demand Content for Education and
General Sessions

Watch this video to learn how to access education, general sessions and more from NECA 2020 LIVE (Until December 31!).
NECA Government Affairs Announces PPP Program Updates / NECA Needs Your Assistance!
The Small Business Administration (SBA), the Department of Treasury (DOT) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) made two major announcements related to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

2021 ECA
Meeting Calendar
Please click on the link below for the ECA 2021 Membership Meeting Schedule.
NECA Learning Center:
Upcoming Programs

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!

In case you missed it, check out Powering Chicago's lighting of the City's 107th annual Christmas tree and a behind the scenes look at All Tech Energy's hard work to make this year's tree spectacular!
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. 
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): News & Resources
Free Services for ECA Members, Employees and their Families
The ECA "Employee Assistance Program" is a free service for employee's of ECA Member companies. The Employee Assistance Program offers Total Well-Being solutions to help leaders, managers, and employees grow professionally and personally.
COVID-19 Resources for ECA members:
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.