NECA News and Industry Updates

Top Three

1. On January 18, 2018, the House voted to avoid a government shutdown in favor of NECA-supported continuing resolution H.J.Res.125 - Making an extension of continuing appropriations for fiscal.. . . read more

What NECA Contractors Should Do to Plan for a Shutdown

More than 40 percent of federal workers across the nation will now be furloughed starting immediately. Social Security recipients will still receive benefits, mail service will continue, and taxes.... . . read more

Veteran Members Approved January 9, 2018

The following Veteran Members were approved at the January 9, Executive Committee meeting. NECA is your best resource for industry news, legislative updates, and information you need to stay ahead of. . . read more

NECA Legislative Update: Top Three 1/19/18

On January 18, 2018, The House narrowly avoided a government shutdown and voted for a NECA-supported continuing resolution H.J.Res.125 - Making an extension of continuing appropriations for fiscal.... . . read more

Rising to the Top: David Long Begins His Term as NECA President

A veteran of the electrical construction industry, Long said he realized about 10 years ago that, one “This moment represents a technological revolution like we’ve never seen before,” said Long,. . . read more

NECAPAC Update 1/19/18

Personal Contributions = 9 Corporate Contributions = 0 NECAPAC Fund to 1-19-18 = $7,000 ADMIN Fund to 1-19-18 = $0 Total Contributions to Date = 9 Total Dollars to Date = $7,000 NECA is your b. . . read more

NECA on the Move 1/19/18

This week, NECA’s government affairs team met with Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), Rep. John Katko... . . read more

The Countdown 1/19/18

Funding for the Federal Government appropriations runs out in 28 days. The 2018 election is in 290 days. NECA is your best resource for industry news, legislative updates, and information you need t. . . read more

2018 Construction Outlook Released

If the economy went in for a checkup, the doctor would likely say, "Keep doing what you're doing." Overall, things are positive with no surprises. We're at full employment. Inflation is in check. The.. . . read more

OSHA Adjusts Penalty Amounts for 2018 Workplace Safety and Health Violations

On Jan. 2, civil penalty amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards increased by two percent from last year. NECA is your best resource for industry news, legislative updates, an. . . read more

NECA 2018 Safety Professionals Conference Lineup Announced; Registration Opens

On Tuesday January 16, The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) opened online registration for the electrical construction industry’s premier annual safety event, NECA 2018 Safety.... . . read more

Two New NECA Online Training Topics for Project Managers Released

Two new short, on-demand courses, each about 15 minutes in length, on the role of the electrical project manager during job kickoff meetings and in safety planning during the preplanning stage are.... . . read more

NECA Opens Registration for 2018 Legislative Conference

This annual meeting is the premiere legislative conference for electrical contractors to hear about the top issues affecting the industry and to meet the leaders who are working to provide real... NE. . . read more

Lighting Design for Health Effects

As interest in circadian lighting grows—and should that interest translate to owner demand and best practices—it may spark a revolution in lighting design. Lighting that not only provides visual a. . . read more

NECA 2017 Showstopper Winners Released

A group of experienced judges, all of whom are active in the electrical industry, carefully evaluated the 163 entries for 2017 - here are the winners. NECA is your best resource for industry news, le. . . read more

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