NECA's VP of Gov't Affairs Attends President Biden's Executive Order Signing
President Biden signed an Executive Order requiring the use of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects above $35 million.
David Long, CEO of NECA, the following statement: I want to thank President Biden for this Executive Order requiring project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects above $35 million. This order prioritizes safety, value, quality, and on-time delivery of our federal projects, built with a highly skilled and trained workforce—all areas in which NECA contractors exceed their competitors.
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Biden Administration Releases Guidebook on Infrastructure Law Implementation
The Biden Administration has released a Guidebook to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. In an effort to maximize transparency, this guidebook will show the funding and programs available and how to utilize the information. States and local governments will be using this information to determine what is applicable to them. The Administration will be updating this guidebook regularly when new information becomes available.
The Women in NECA and Future Leaders (WINFL) Leadership Conference features 3 full days of education and breakout sessions including featured speakers, group discussions and networking opportunities for both groups. This conference will be on March 14-16, 2022. We are excited to announce our General Sessions speakers featuring: NYU Professor Tessa West, generational expert Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky, and Olympic Gold Medal Winner Carly Patterson.
New Episode Alert!
Listen to the Innovation Overload podcast's newest series: Contractor Takeover! Sean Lazarian, CFO at ESSCO, and Jared Christman, VDC Manager at Big State Electric, share their experiences with effective communication from the office to the field.
Make Your Voice Heard!
The NECA Legislative Conference gives you the opportunity to voice your needs to your member of congress. Don't miss your chance to join fellow contractors from around the country for updates on Congress, electrical industry priorities, NECA's lobbying and fundraising efforts, and more March 28-31 in Washington, D.C.
Access Now: 2021-2022 Manual of Labor Units!
All NECA Accredited Representatives have automatically received an email from Trimble Identity with access instructions. Emails were sent on the following dates:
Companies that start with A: Jan 21
B-E Companies: Jan 25
F-M Companies: Jan 27
N-Z Companies: Jan 31
Any individuals who have purchased additional access through the NECA Store will go through the process of receiving an email from Trimble to create an account and access the MLU.
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