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ELECTRI International Survey for Electrical Contractors as the Integrator
ELECTRI International and Maxim Consulting are conducting research about the differences between your electrical construction business and your low voltage/systems business.
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NECA Member Rosendin Electric Updates San Jose Foothill Park with Safer LED Fixtures
NECA's Rosendin Electric and IBEW Local 332 replaced 3-800lb concrete light poles at the City of San Jose's Foothill Park.
NECA Forms New VAS Relationship with Safety Footwear Brand KEEN Inc.
NECA’s latest VAS opportunity with KEEN Utility, a safety footwear brand, is available to NECA members, chapters and staff. The company produces jobsite and PPE-rated footwear, including over 20 styles made in America using materials sourced from around the world.
NECA 2018 Project Excellence Award Recipients Announced
NECA names 13 exceptional electrical construction projects spearheaded by members from around the United States as 2018 Project Excellence Award recipients.
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NLRB and Judges Keep Changing the Legal Landscape: Part Two
Last time, we looked at how the NLRB’s frequent changing of its interpretations of the National Labor Relations Act keeps employers in a difficult position of not knowing quite what the law is, from time to time, and from administration to administration.
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NECA/IBEW Training Center in Pacific Northwest Makes Strides with Diversity Efforts
A training center jointly operated by NECA’s Oregon-Columbia Chapter is showing a significant increase of women and minority students looking for new job opportunities in the electrical field.
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NECA 2018 Philadelphia Early Registration Extended Through Monday, Aug. 6
To make sure that everyone wanting to take advantage of the Early Registration Savings is able to, we have extended Early Registration through Monday, August 6.
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NECA Legislative Top Three: 8/3/18
NECA executives and President Long met with President Trump and Administration officials at a workforce development event where the association pledged to create 60,000 job opportunities over the next five years.
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Growing Pains of Autonomous Vehicle Development
While Uber pulls-out on autonomous trucking, Ford goes all-in on autonomous delivery.
National Electrical Contractors Association Executives Meet with White House Officials and Pledge to Create 60,000 Job Opportunities for America's Workers
National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) executives joined President Trump and other officials Tuesday at Tampa Bay Technical High School in Tampa, Fla., to team up with the country’s leading companies and trade associations and sign the Pledge to America’s Workers.
Modern Marketing: How Your Brand Can Grow Your Business
Sima Dahl will be presenting on this topic as part the NECA 2018 Philadelphia Preconvention Workshop offerings.

Take an American History Tour of the Brandywine River Valley
Continue exploring local American history on an optional tour through Brandywine Valley, home of Valley Forge.
DOL Plans to Propose a Rule to Better Protect Personally Identifiable Information
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) plans to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to better protect personally identifiable information
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NECA Legislative Top Three: 7/27/18
After the August Recess, Congress is likely to pass two NECA-supported bills, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and FAA reauthorization. FAA reauthorization has been stalled in the Senate since late Spring over the...
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NLRB and Judges Keep Changing the Legal Landscape Part One
In June, the general counsel of the NLRB sent out a “guidance” to regional directors on how to apply the Board’s Boeing Company decision concerning workplace rules and handbooks. This decision, in late 2017, replaced...
Now Available: 2018 Profile of the Electrical Contractor
Almost 1,600 readers responded online and by mail to this year’s Profile of the Electrical Contractor survey, which covers work performed in 2017.
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NECA/IBEW Team on Renovation to Gateway Arch Grounds; Six St. Louis NECA Contractors Energize the Visitor Experience
The newly renovated Gateway Arch grounds in St. Louis brought a great deal of pride to the Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA partnership during the July 4th festivities because the project included six electrical contractors with NECA's St. Louis Chapter and more than 100 skilled electrical workers from Local 1.

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Are You a Futurist?
What is a Futurist? A Futurist is not a “fortune teller”. Futurists make their predictions based on facts from observable trends in data analytics.
NECA Releases 40 New Education Courses on General Business Topics
NECA has curated a list of 40 general business and office courses for our membership through new online training provider Open Sesame.
National Recognition Award Presented to Columbus Area NECA-IBEW Safety Partnership
The group is praised for promoting safe and healthful work environments for all workers in the electrical construction and maintenance industry and for their 16 years of dedication, service and commitment to worker safety and training.
NECA Member Remco Electrical Corp. Helps Rebuild Illinois Foundry
NECA member REMCO Electrical Corp. provides complex rebuild to foundry heavily damaged by fire.
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NECA Congratulates Brett Kavanaugh on his Nomination to the Supreme Court
NECA CEO John M. Grau releases statement in response to POTUS nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

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