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Welcome to the Electrical Contractors´ Association

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) is a construction trade association that provides business and labor relations services to nearly 700 electrical contractors in Cook County, Illinois.  ECA is also known as the Chicago and Cook County Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).  The Association works with its industry partner, Local Union #134 IBEW, to negotiate and administer labor agreements, coordinate apprentice and journeyman level training, as well as promote the industry on behalf of these employers.  Since 1903, ECA has provided educational opportunities and business services to not only to assist the electrical contractor by improving the business climate and bringing increased profitability, but to enrich future generations. ECA and IBEW Local 134 work hand in hand to provide a highly skilled, efficient and safe workforce for the City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois. 

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Rebuilding Together (formerly Christmas in April) Annual Build Day
02/12/2020

Rebuilding Together (formerly Christmas in April) Annual Build Day

April 25th, 2020

The LMCC Chicago, a joint labor management committee working together to promote a stronger union electrical construction industry, is extending an invitation to you to partner with them in the annual Rebuild Together event.

Electric Association Education Foundation Scholarships awarded to two ECA Members' children
02/12/2020

Electric Association Education Foundation Scholarships awarded to two ECA Members' children

Scholarships awarded annually to lineal descendants of EA Members

Two ECA members' children awarded academic scholarships for their outstanding achievements.

Annual Paddy's Day Luncheon
02/12/2020

Annual Paddy's Day Luncheon

The Way The Electrical Industry Celebrates St. Patrick's Day!

The annual Paddy's Day luncheon is scheduled for Friday, March 13th, 2020 at the Chicago Hilton and Towers. Registration is now open!

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Upcoming Events

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  • Guest Speaker: Commissioner Judy Frydland, Chicago Department of Buildings

    Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 427-7800

    February 12, 2020
    12:00-2:00PM

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  • Presented by Brian Lightner, Maxim Consulting Group - (New Presenter)

    The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    February 19, 2020
    8:00AM-12:00PM

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Tue
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February 18, 2020
10:00AM-12:00PM

"Reasonable Suspicion Training - (Cannabis-focused)" - 10 am - 12 pm

Illinois Recreational Marijuana Law compliance.

Five Westbrook Corporate Center Link 2- 5 Conference Room Westchester, IL 60154

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) is pleased to present a complimentary seminar called, "Reasonable Suspicion - (Cannabis-focused)." The program presenters is William Heffernan, Co-founder, Employee Resource Systems, Inc.

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Tue
18
2020
February 18, 2020
1:30-3:30PM

"Reasonable Suspicion Training - (Cannabis-focused)" - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Illinois Recreational Marijuana Law compliance.

Five Westbrook Corporate Center Link 2- 5 Conference Room Westchester, IL 60154

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) is pleased to present a complimentary seminar called, "Reasonable Suspicion - (Cannabis-focused)." The program presenters is William Heffernan, Co-founder, Employee Resource Systems, Inc.

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