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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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On-line Portal -- IDOL Prevailing Wage for Contractors Update
08/06/2020

On-line Portal -- IDOL Prevailing Wage for Contractors Update

Portal Use Update

The Illinois Department of Labor will be holding a webex training on how to use this upload option. It is highly recommended that the individual who files certified payrolls for your organization attends this meeting. Even if you took the first training in April, it is recommended that you attend this session. This webinar is primarily for contractors, as they will be filing certified payrolls with the department. The webinar will be held: Monday, August 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm.

ERS: Employee Assistance Program (Division of AllOne Health) Monthly News
08/06/2020

ERS: Employee Assistance Program (Division of AllOne Health) Monthly News

Featuring new resources for your Employees, and Supervisors

Check out the monthly Employee Assistance Program newsletters for Supervisors and Employees.

The Contactless Office: Powering Chicago’s Return to the Workplace
08/03/2020

The Contactless Office: Powering Chicago’s Return to the Workplace

Download Powering Chicago's eBook to gain expert advice on creating a safe work environment

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Upcoming Events

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  • Please join us on Friday, August 28, 2020 and Saturday, August 29, 2020 for the sessions.

    IBEW – NECA Technical Institute (INTECH) 6201 W. 115th Street Alsip, Illinois 60803 www.ejatt.com (708) 389-1340

    August 28-29, 2020

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  • Please join us on Friday, August 28, 2020 and Saturday, August 29, 2020 for the sessions.

    IBEW – NECA Technical Institute (INTECH) 6201 W. 115th Street Alsip, Illinois 60803 www.ejatt.com (708) 389-1340

    August 28-29, 2020

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August 26-27, 2020

Managing Field Productivity Seminars -- August 26 and August 27 are CANCELED!

Both programs have been canceled!

The sessions were to be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee have cancelled the two "Managing Field Productivity" seminars. The events were to be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 and Thursday, August 27, 2020 at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road, Oak Brook, Illinois, (630) 571-0000.  No new dates have been determined at this time.

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August 27, 2020
10:00-11:30AM

"Strategic Planning Basics: Where are We Now & Where are We Headed?" - MEP Program August 27, 2020

Join all the construction trades for a webinar regarding Strategic Planning.

The ECA in conjunction with a number of industry area trade associations, is pleased to present a webinar called, "Strategic Planning Basics: Where are We Now & Where are We Headed?" The session is scheduled for Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am.

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