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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 600 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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Two ECA Chicago Members Recognized by Crain's Chicago Business

Two ECA Chicago Members Recognized by Crain's Chicago Business

Katie Canino and Kendra Dinkins named 2021 Crain's Notable Women in Construction and Design

 ECA Member Contractors Awarded for Safety Excellence

ECA Member Contractors Awarded for Safety Excellence

NECA 2021 Recognition of Safety Achievement Awards

Powering Chicago kicked off a month of volunteer plans last Saturday for National Rebuilding Day

Powering Chicago kicked off a month of volunteer plans last Saturday for National Rebuilding Day

Mayor Lori Lightfoot in Attendance to Thank Volunteers for their Efforts

Powering Chicago kicked off this year's Rebuilding Together plans last Saturday by packaging and delivering home safety care packages for Chicago residents. Mayor Lightfoot joined the volunteers gathered at IBEW Local 134 to thank them and help deliver the care packages to Englewood residents.

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Upcoming Events

 May 2021 
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May 5, 2021

ECA Chicago Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Contractor Training: Session 1

Join us for the first session of our Contractor DEI Training Program!

Zoom Webinar

ECA Chicago is pleased to announce the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training program specifically designed for Electrical Contractors. This program was designed with a Multi-Tier Top-Down Approach, while implementing inclusion prerequisite skills at the frontline level. This approach will guarantee that the Diversity & Inclusion lessons are sustainable and have maximum impact throughout all levels of leadership within the company. It is the first of it's kind in the nation, and we are pleased to offer it to our members beginning this spring.

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May 6-7, 2021

“Solar & Energy Storage Design & Estimating Course" REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!

Thursday, May 6, 2021 – Friday, May 7, 2021 for the sessions. As of April 27th, only 2 spots left!

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

Powering Chicago - the Labor Management Cooperation Committee of Chicago (LMCC of Chicago) is a proud sponsor of an Illinois IBEW Renewable Energy Fund (IBEW REF) coordinated program called, “Solar & Energy Storage Design & Estimating Course” being presented by Pro Union Consulting.

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