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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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Young Professionals of ECA Chicago: Tour of Oracle Innovation Lab
10/06/2022

Young Professionals of ECA Chicago: Tour of Oracle Innovation Lab

Check out the Construction Jobsite of the Future, November 15th, 2022

The future of construction can be found in Chicagoland, at a worksite where Oracle and partners are showcasing a variety of digital innovations that will improve both worker safety and efficiency! Join ECA for a tour plus happy hour reception to follow nearby at City Works brewery in Wheeling.

Powering Chicago to launch new series on YouTube, "The Power of Better"
10/04/2022

Powering Chicago to launch new series on YouTube, "The Power of Better"

First episode airs Monday, October 17, 2022

Each episode will focus on highlighting innovation, technology, and process improvements in the electrical industry done by IBEW Local 134 Union Electricians and signatory Electrical Contractors of Chicago and Cook County to support end users, developers, architects, GC's, and facility managers.

Taylor Electric Celebrates 100 Years!
09/19/2022

Taylor Electric Celebrates 100 Years!

The celebration was held on Saturday, September 17, 2022.

Taylor Electric Company recently celebrated 100 Years in the electrical industry! This milestone event was held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Mae District in Chicago. 

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Tue
11
2022
October 11, 2022

ECA / NECA Safety Forum “Mandatory Updates for OSHA Recordkeeping” October 11, 2022

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at DuPage / Local 701 JATC

28600 Bella Vista Parkway, Warrenville, IL (630) 393-1701

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Safety Committee along with the Northeastern Illinois Chapter, NECA is proud to sponsor a special program, “Mandatory Updates for OSHA Recordkeeping” as follows: DATE: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. LOCATION: DuPage / Local 701 JATC 28600 Bella Vista Parkway Warrenville, Illinois (630) 393-1701 INSTRUCTOR: John Newquist, Construction Safety Council

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Wed
12
2022
October 12, 2022
12:00PM - 2:00PM

ECA Regular Membership Meeting - October 12, 2022

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

The Erie Cafe - 536 Erie Street Chicago, IL 60654

ECA Membership Meeting Wednesday, October 12, 2022 The Erie Cafe 536 W. Erie Street Chicago, IL 60654

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