NECA enhances the market position of signatory line contractors by negotiating the most competitive terms in both national and local agreements.
NECA helps settle local labor disputes quickly through the expertise of its nationwide network of national staff, regional field representatives and local chapter managers.
NECA helps members avoid problems with unlawful or ambiguous provisions in locally negotiated agreements through its formal agreement review program.
NECA promotes the industry’s common interests through a positive working relationship with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
NECA helps members make profitable use of national construction and maintenance agreements by processing the applications and coordinating implementation promptly.
NECA enables members to improve negotiating skills in labor-management issues through the NECA Institute on Labor Relations and other programs.
NECA promotes our members’ interests through active sponsorship of the Council on Industrial Relations, construction’s oldest and most successful dispute-resolution forum.
Through the use of the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Program, NECA member firms increase employee skills and, ultimately, profits.
The information we publish on current litigation related to electrical construction helps you promote harmonious labor relations and avoid potential pitfalls.
NECA promotes the integrity and benefit of standardized contract language for full and uninterrupted job productivity.
NECA helps members increase job profits through training in such programs as Effective Supervision, Electrical Field Managers Training, and the JATC programs.
NECA reduces the overall cost of fringe benefit plans by sponsoring an annual employee benefit conference to educate local fund trustees on investment and administration.
NECA lowers fringe benefit costs by anticipating potential problems and implementing plan revisions necessitated by law changes affecting joint benefit trust funds.
NECA responds to the actions of the U.S Department of Labor by publishing timely information and representing members’ interests in policy-making forums.
NECA prepares for successful labor negotiations by collecting current information on labor trends and studying industry statistics and surveys.
NECA maintains close contact with the Department of Labor in order to protect or gain prevailing wage rates that reflect wages paid by member contractors.
NECA enables members to compete for prevailing wage work on an equal basis with other contractors by cooperating with the Labor Department in monitoring regulations.
NECA improves the image of unionized construction with project owners through the joint NECA-IBEW Quality Connection program and by participating in Business Roundtable discussions.
NECA assures a positive image for electrical construction by collecting and disseminating timely, accurate data through participation on the Construction Labor Resource Council.
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Southeastern Line Constructors Chapter, NECA is the premier trade association representing Distribution, Transmission, Substation, and Underground Residential Distribution utility contractors in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN. To ensure your contracting firm has a voice and action role in the Outside Construction Industry, please contact us today for more information.