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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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COVID-19 Important Updates
04/08/2020

COVID-19 Important Updates

Breaking News affecting our Industry: Safety, Legislation, and more

Check here frequently for the latest updates on how COVID-19 is affecting construction and Chicago and Cook County.

Event Date Changes and Cancellations
04/07/2020

Event Date Changes and Cancellations

ECA, NECA and Industry Event Postponements and Cancellations

Lane Tech High School student creates poster to thank Electricians
03/31/2020

Lane Tech High School student creates poster to thank Electricians

Students create posters to thank essential workers

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Upcoming Events

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Wed
15
2020
April 15, 2020

"How to Design Your Company's Internal Processes for Maximizing Profitability" is POSTPONED!

The program was to be presented by Dr.Heather Moore or Dr. Perry Danesghari, MCA, Inc.

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

The ECA Education Research Committee has postponed the education program, "How to Design Your Company's Internal Processes for Maximizing Profitability."

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Fri
24
2020
April 24, 2020

"Electrical Management Essentials: Finance, Insurance & Legal" IS NOW ON HOLD!

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW ON HOLD!

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW ON HOLD!

This one-day class, designed specifically for NECA’s small and medium-sized contractors, will bring in three experts to discuss the essential elements of finance, insurance and risk, and legal issues that all contractors need to know is NOW ON HOLD!.

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