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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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CISCO - Education-to-Careers Director Position Open
02/23/2021

CISCO - Education-to-Careers Director Position Open

The Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) is a labor-management organization serving union building trades and union contractors. CISCO currently represents more than 140,000 union construction workers and 8,000 union contractors in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake and McHenry Counties. CISCO is looking for a self-motivated, energetic employee who possesses a strong working knowledge of union apprenticeship programs. The “Education-to-Careers Director” must be able to forge partnerships with a diverse group that includes union training coordinators, contractors, businesses, industry partners, school educators and counselors, and other non-profit organizations. 

Joint Safety Forum -- February 12, 2021
02/12/2021

Joint Safety Forum -- February 12, 2021

Program was conducted by Paul Satti, Construction Safety Council

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) / Chicago & Cook County Chapter, NECA and the Northeastern Illinois Chapter, NECA held a Joint Safety Forum featuring the seminar, "Respirator Fit Tester Training" on Friday, February 12, 2021. The 4-hour session was complimentary and facilitated by Paul Satti, Construction Safety Council. The program was held at the IBEW-NECA Technical Institute (INTECH) in Alsip, IL.

Women in NECA / Future Leaders Conference is going Virtual!
02/10/2021

Women in NECA / Future Leaders Conference is going Virtual!

March 9-10th, 2021

Two keynote speakers, two afternoons of breakout sessions, entertainment and more. Check it out!

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Upcoming Events

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    IBEW-NECA Technical Institute (INTECH), 6201 W. 115th Street, Alsip, IL 60803 (708) 389-1340

    February 12, 2021
    8:00AM-12:00PM

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Tue
2
2021
March 2-3, 2021

Virtual Construction Expo & Safety Conference

This is a Construction Safety Council / Association of Subcontractors & Affiliates Program

VIRTUAL

The ECA Executive Committee approved the educational stipends of the Registration fees for up to two representatives of participating ECA member firms for the CSC Virtual Safety Conference on March 2 – 3, 2021.

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Tue
9
2021
March 9-10, 2021

NECA WIN / Future Leaders (WIN/FL) Leadership Conference

This is a VIRTUAL Conference.

The Women in NECA and Future Leaders (WINFL) Leadership Conference will be held March 9 - 10, 2021 as a virtual event. Stipend Available for ECA members: The ECA Executive Committee approved the educational stipends of the Registration fees for up to four registrants of participating ECA member firms for the NECA WIN / FL Conference on March 9 - 10, 2021. All stipends / reimbursements are made after each conference with registration confirmation(s) forwarded to ECA.

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