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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

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.

ECA Membership Meeting - 3/11/2020

ECA Membership Meeting - 3/11/2020

We thank the two presenters: Gene Kent, INTECH Director and Jessica Newbold Hoselton, IMSCA Director for their assistance with the session!

The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) held its March Membership meeting on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Gene & Georgetti's in Rosemont, IL.

ECA Golf Outing

ECA Golf Outing

Registration has begun for the ECA Golf Outing (June 1, 2020)!

Registration has begun for the ECA Golf Outing scheduled as follows: June 1, 2020 Kemper Lakes Golf Club 24000 N. Old McHenry Road Kildeer, IL

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Upcoming Events

 March 2020 
  • IMSCA Director and (anticipated) INTECH Director are the guest presenters!

    Gene & Georgetti's, 9421 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018 (847) 653-3300

    March 11, 2020

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March 30, 2020

ECA WEBINAR: Families First Coronavirus Response Act Discussion

Live Webinar Free to ECA Members

Please join us Monday, March 30th for an interactive webinar with ECA's legal representative: Douglas Darch, Baker McKenzie.

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April 8, 2020

April ECA Regular Membership Meeting - POSTPONED!

Guest Speaker: Local Union #134 IBEW Business Manager, Don Finn

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

ECA Membership Meeting Wednesday, April 8, 2020 (Guest Speaker: Local Union #134 IBEW Business Manager, Don Finn) IBEW-NECA Technical Institute (INTECH) 6201 W. 115th Street Alsip, IL 60803 (708) 389-1340

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