MEA Newsletters

MEA mails one newsletter each month. In alternating months, members receive the MEA News and the MEA Alert.

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The MEA News is the official publication of the Electrical Association. It is the only statewide publication that provides the latest information, legislation, safety and business-related issues for the electrical industry. It is distributed 6 times during the year to over 3,500 electrical contractors, technology systems contractors, and industry leaders across the state.


The MEA Alert is sent to MEA members only. It is intended for breaking news, important legislative updates and other important developments affecting electrical professionals in Minnesota. It is distributed 6 times during the year (in between months when the MEA News is distributed).

CURRENT ISSUE:  January MEA News - (Members Only)

Safety Poster:
  January 2019 (pdf) - Print up to 11x17"

2019 Wage & Benefit Survey - (Members and Nonmembers) - Due March 1 Learn More

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Industry News

    Industry Report by Karen Maine, President -- Open this Newsletter
    From the Executive Director -- What to Expect from MEA in 2019
    Legislative Update (Members Only)
    You Need to Know  (Members Only)
    New Products

    Compliance by Tom Revnew; Seaton Peters Revnew -- Contractors Sited by OSHA (Members Only)
    Compliance by Kate Bischoff; tHRive Law & Consulting -- CEOs and Boards Need Training Too (Members Only)
    Business Advantage by Tim Pass; Smith Schafer -- Top 3 Accounting Mistakes in Construction (Members Only)
    Federated Insurance -- Hiring Non-English Speaking Candidates
Workforce Development & Education

    Advocacy--Making Your Voice Heard
    Quiz on the Code
    Word on the Street -- PLCs and Upcoming Training (Members Only)

Solutions for Your Customers
Become a NEST-Pro Installer -- Submitted by Border States Electric 


   Electrical Safety Talks for Safety Meetings -- Cold Stress (Members Only)
   By Dave Ferkul, Workplace Safety Consultation -- Cold Weather Preparedness (Members Only)

    Membership -- Receive Your Code Hours
    Member Spotlight - Karl Knobelsdorff, Knobelsdorff Electric, Goodhue &Eagan MN

Community News -- January

   CEE: One-stop Efficiency Shop and 2019 Rebate Changes

PREVIOUS ISSUE:  MEA Alert (December 2018) - Members Only

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In this MEMBERS-ONLY Issue:
    From the President-- Strategic Planning 2019
    From the Executive Director-- Third Quarter Report
    You Need to Know

ARCHIVES (Members Only)