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Smart Clothing Just Got Smarter
Just imagine – a future without intraoffice thermostat wars – or a jobsite where electricians are cooled or warmed without removing or adding coats because of varying environmental temperatures. The possibilities are endless!
OSHA Releases Temporary Enforcement Policy for Crane Operator Evaluation Requirements
OSHA has received feedback from the construction industry indicating some employers may need more time to document evaluations of crane operators prior to the February 7, 2019, effective date.
State Map CEUs 2-11
Additional States Added to NECA Learning Center Online Code Training
NECA is now offering online Code training for license holders in Florida and Massachusetts.
New Online Project Management Class Available: Communication Best Practices for PMs
This short, on-demand online course will help improve the effectiveness of the everyday communications electrical project managers have.
NECA Labor Relations, Legislative and Safety Professionals Conference Registrations Now Open
Join NECA for three popular spring meetings in 2019
NECAPAC Update 2/8/19
Electrical Contractors Support President Trump's Call for Unity
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) released the following statement from CEO John M. Grau in response to President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address.
NECA 2019 Las Vegas Call for Proposals
We are seeking the best and brightest to speak during NECA 2019 Las Vegas.
ECMag Legrand 219 webinar
Free Webinar: What IoT Is Doing for the Electrical Industry ... and What It Can Do for You
Join Legrand and ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine for a free webinar on IoT and how it's affecting the electrical industry on Feb. 13.
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Milwaukee Tool Provided Hands-On Electrical Industry Tutorial for Local Middle School Students
NECA Premier Partner Milwaukee Tool North America invited 800 middle school students into their Wisconsin office to show them what a future in the electrical construction industry is all about.
NECA Opens 2019 Labor Relations Conference Registration
The National Labor Relations Conference is scheduled for April 15 – 17 at the J. W. Marriott in New Orleans.
U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Protect Workers from Falls
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a collection of compliance assistance resources to address falls in the workplace
Graybar Presents Smart Connected Cities & Buildings Webinar
Join NECA Premier Partner, Thursday January 31 at 10:30 am CST for a webinar on Smart Connected Cities & Buildings.
cadillac tax coalition
The Alliance to Fight the 40 Applauds Reintroduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Protect the Health Care Coverage of 181 Million Americans
The Alliance to Fight the 40|Don’t Tax My Health Care broad-based coalition committed to repealing the 40% tax on the current "Cadillac Tax" or, employer-sponsored health benefits.
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule to Protect Privacy of Workers
OSHA has determined that this final rule will allow OSHA to improve enforcement targeting and compliance assistance, protect worker privacy and safety, and decrease burden on employers.

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Keep up with the latest schedule updates, speakers and exhibitors at this year’s NECA convention and trade show, plus archive posts from past events.

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NECA provides access to the latest safety and health information required to navigate the rapidly changing environment faced by today’s electrical industry.
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NECA’s Code Question of the Day (CQD) is Charlie Trout’s flagship National Electrical Code® forum for NECA and the industry. The CQD continues to generate a lively dialogue and relative Code-based and practical responses to an ever-increasing and interactive audience.


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