Category: News

NECA Offers Guidance on Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandates

NECA’s General Counsel, Jef Fagan has issued a document offering guidance to NECA members regarding the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate. The “new” deadline for workers to be fully vaccinated is now January 18th, 2022, but the situation continues to develop and that date may change. Mr. Fagan’s guidance document and the Form Policy for the… Read more »

Adele Abrams – Covid-19 Regulatory Activities Update

On Monday, July 12, 2021, the Chapter hosted a webinar with attorney Adele Abrams, who updated members on recent Covid-19 regulatory activities. For members who were not able to attend in person, the webinar was recorded, and we have also provided access to the presentation documents for review. Full Webinar Recording (External Link) PowerPoint Presentation

New Inside and Residential Rates – Local 26

Negotiations have concluded, and the attached rates have been agreed upon by NECA and Local 26.  Please share these updated wage benefit summaries with anyone in your firm who may need to be aware of changes to payroll, paid leave accrual, and current rates.  2021-2024 Inside Wage Benefit Summary 2021-2024 Residential Wage Benefit Summary Of… Read more »

2021 Summer Helper Program

The Chapter, in partnership with Local 26 IBEW, has once again renewed the Summer Helper Program, allowing students aged 17 and above to gain valuable electrical industry experience and earn money during their school break. All those wishing to participate in the Summer Helper Program must fill out a statement of understanding and have it… Read more »

NECA Legal Alert: American Rescue Plan of 2021

covid-19 virus

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”) into law on March 12, 2021 containing approximately $1.9 trillion in stimulus funding to counter the ongoing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. ARPA includes several employment-law provisions that extend or increase existing employer obligations and worker entitlements. ARPA also contains provisions intended to… Read more »

Updated PPP Forgiveness Guidance

A. Document the need for and use of your PPP Loan or return the money There has been a public backlash over perceived abuses in the PPP loan process. With reports of publicly traded companies such as Ruth’s Chris getting loans, the federal government has changed the tenor of its guidance. On April 28, 2020,… Read more »