Be informed on issues affecting our industry. NECA prepares position statements on important issues in order to educate our members and the public on legislation vital to our industry. To read NECA's position on an issue, click on the topic or legislation listed below.
The U.S. electrical construction industry is valued at over $130 billion annually, made up of over 70,000 electrical contracting firms employing over 650,000 electrical workers. NECA contractors have a vested interest in economic policy that will lead to greater investment in electric grid infrastructure, commercial building construction, and industrial work. View Issues >
NECA has a commitment to progressive management practices and positive employee relationships. NECA is also fighting to make labor agreements more competitive and flexible for electrical contractors nationwide. We are also working to ensure health and safety regulations are reflective of the realities and challenges contractors encounter daily. View Issues >
Our country’s energy policy and economy is continually evolving. NECA supports a responsible and comprehensive energy strategy that opens opportunities for all forms of energy and opportunities for electrical contractors. View Issues >
Issues governing federal contracting and procurement procedures for electrical contractors are constantly up for reconsideration. NECA works to ensure federal procurement reform is done in a manner that takes into account the many complex challenges electrical contractors face during the bidding and construction phases. View Issues >
NECA Director of Legislative Affairs, Kristen Gowin:
On Multiemployer Pension Reform - What it means for NECA Contractors
Watch this short clip to learn more about what NECA is doing to assist contractors with the multiemployer pension reform legislation on Capitol Hill. View NECA's Issue Paper on Pension Reform