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Jul 11, 2022

Industry News

Biden Administration Announces Nearly $1B in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Improving Airport Terminals across U.S.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award nearly $1 billion from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to 85 airports across the country to improve terminals of all sizes. The grants expand capacity at our nation’s airport terminals, increase energy efficiency, promote competition and provide greater accessibility for individuals with disabilities. Two grants will also be awarded to build new air traffic control towers.

Construction Adds 13,000 Jobs in June

Buoyed by continued gains among nonresidential specialty trade contractors, overall construction employment increased by 13,000 jobs during June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The industry's unemployment rate decreased slightly, to 3.7%, from May's 3.8% rate.

View Unveils the Smart Building Cloud, Industry’s First Complete, Cloud-Native Platform for Smart Buildings

View, Inc., a leader in smart building technologies, today announced the industry’s first complete, cloud-native platform to enable smart buildings. View will unveil the Smart Building Cloud at Realcomm 2022, the world’s largest proptech conference, taking place in Orlando, Florida, June 15-16, where View will be delivering the keynote/.



Last Chance to Apply: 2022 Project Excellence Awards

Last Chance to Apply: 2022 PEA Awards

These prestigious awards recognize NECA member companies for their outstanding commitment, professionalism & ingenuity in delivering an electrical project. Get your company recognized and apply today!

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Introducing Exclusive Member Discounts

Exclusive Member Discounts

NECA is excited to unveil the Value-Added Services Program, a member discount program, tailored to serve the regular needs of NECA contractors and chapters across the country. Current solutions allow members to save significantly on technology products and shipping costs.

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Don't Miss Early Bird Registration for 2022 NECA Austin

Early Bird Registration for NECA 2022 Austin

NECA is headed to Austin, TX for its annual NECA Convention & Trade Show on Oct. 15-18, 2022! Meet 300+ exhibitors, network with industry leaders, and attend top-notch education sessions at the #1 event for the industry. Early registration rates end August 3.

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NECA Statement on White House Discussing ARPA on Multiemployer Pension System

NECA Statement on White House Discussing ARPA on Multiemployer Pension System

On July 6, Jared Karbowsky, Director of Government Affairs, and Tom Shreves, Manager of Greater Cleveland Chapter attended a White House event with President Biden & Senator Sherrod Brown in Cleveland, OH to discuss the impacts of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) on the multi-employer pension system.

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Addressing Workforce Health

Addressing Workforce Health


The U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory on worker burnout to call to action health organizations, policymakers, insurers, and others to improve health worker well-being.

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OSHA National Emphasis Program on Outdoor & Indoor Heat Hazards

OSHA National Emphasis Program on Outdoor & Indoor Heat Hazards

OSHA held a stakeholder meeting to provide an overview of and seek comments on OSHA’s ongoing efforts to protect workers from heat-related hazards.

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In Memoriam

Bob Rydalch

NECA National would like to honor Academy Fellow Bob Rydalch. Mr. Rydalch joined NECA to improve the electrical contracting industry in the Intermountain West. In 1994, he made the decision to start his own electrical business, Rydalch Electric, along with his brothers and father. Later, he served as NECA's District 8 Vice President from 2005 to 2008. We thank him for his tremendous dedication to NECA over the years and we offer condolences to his family.



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