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NECA This Week

NTW 5/13: Your Participation is Requested!

May 13, 2024

Industry News

OSHA heat standard clears regulatory hurdle

A committee has unanimously recommended that the agency advance the proposal for a heat safety rule. On April 24, the OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health unanimously recommended that OSHA “move forward expeditiously” on a notice of proposed rulemaking for a new heat standard. As part of the rulemaking progress, OSHA will continue to seek input from stakeholders and the public.



Participation Needed: CFMA Financial Benchmarker Survey

Participation Needed: CFMA Financial Benchmarker Survey

In partnership with the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), NECA is asking members to complete the CFMA Financial Benchmarker survey for industry research purposes. The report provides an in-depth analysis of key financial data and provides an industry standard that can be used for change order negotiations, audits, claims & more. The survey is confidential and should take less than 30 minutes to complete. More Information >>

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Register Now: 2024 Labor Relations Conference

Register Now: 2024 Labor Relations Conference

This year’s NECA Labor Relations Conference will include a wide range of presentations from electrical industry experts aimed to create a foundation of knowledge and transferable skills to improve labor relations in all aspects for attendees. The conference will also discuss CIR and hold a simulated CIR panel, updates on legal and regulatory matters, and strategies for effective collaboration with IBEW counterparts.

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NECANews | Advocating at the 2024 Legislative Conference

NECANews | Advocating at the 2024 Legislative Conference

TThe annual NECA Legislative Conference wrapped up last week in Washington, DC! Attendees had a jam-packed three days, including meeting with Members of Congress on industry legislation, gaining valuable insights from experts, and networking with fellow contractors. It was a dynamic event that made a lasting impact! Watch the second segment of the NECANews video newscast!

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NECA Commemorates Mental Health Awareness Month

NECA Commemorates Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it's crucial that we continue to support and prioritize mental health in the industry. The pressures and demands of the job can take a toll on mental well-being, but by raising awareness and providing support, we can create a healthier and more productive work environment for everyone. Watch the special video message from Kirk Davis and David Long about Mental Health Awareness.

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Upcoming Events

In-Person Events

NECA Safety Professionals Conference
May 20 - 22 | Denver, CO

Labor Relations Conference
July 17 - 19 | Boston, MA

NECA 2024 San Diego
Sept. 28 - Oct. 1 | San Diego, CA


Virtual Classrooms

Process Driven Profitability
June 5 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Change Order Management
June 13 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Increasing Engagement, Retention & Development for Employees
June 25 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET



Breaking Free from 'Three Bids and a Buy': Harnessing NFPA 70B and 70E for Customer Trust and Long-Term Success
June 13 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET

Cybersecurity for Electrical and Limited Energy Contractors
June 19 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET


PAC Total - $262,874



Operational Fund Total $142,010

NECA Government Affairs Operational Fund

Special thanks to the PLCs that renewed during the 2024 Legislative Conference: Marc Tower, Citadel Electric Group Inc, Todd Grossweiler, Allison-Smith Company, Stephen Green, Task Electric, Thomas Morton, LLD Electric Company, Brent Fatzinger, Abbott Electric Inc, Waylon Knudsen, VanGo Enterprises, David Ahern, Homestead Electrical Contracting LLC, Evan Rogers, Chewning & Wilmer, James Bane, Mon Valley Electric Inc, Adam Buhs, Anderson Electric Inc. and Brian Morales, Pro-Cal Lighting!


NECA Safety Roundup - Listen Now

NECA Safety Roundup


Innovation Overload - Listen Now

Innovation Overload Podcast

Think Like A Leader - Listen Now

Think Like a Leader Podcast