Electrical Association Newsletters

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

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The Electrical Association 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 approximately 2700 electrical contractors, technology systems contractors, and industry leaders across the state.
The Electrical Association Alert is sent to Electrical Association 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 Electrical Association News is distributed).

Current Issue

Alert (August 2022) - Members Only

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In this MEMBERS-ONLY Issue:
    From the Chair -- A Workforce Solution
    From the Executive Director -- Board of Electricity Update

Previous Issue

July Electrical Association News - (members only)

Safety Poster:  July 2022 (pdf) - Print up to 11x17"
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Industry News

     Industry Report by Jeff Kunkel, Chair -- Having Supply Chain Issues?
     From the Executive Director -- Reflecting on the Association's History
     Electrical Inspection by Dean Hunter, Chief Electrical Inspector -- Change is Ahead: New Articles Proposed to the 2023 NEC - Part 2 (members only)
     You Need to Know  (members only)
     Word on the Street -- Testing Manufacturers' Promises
     New Products


    Compliance by Tom Revnew, Attorney, PRK&A -- Updating Employee Handbooks (members only)
    Business Advantage by Tim Pass; Smith Schafer -- Midyear Tax Planning Essentials (members only)
    Federated Insurance -- Safety Leadership Starts with You
Workforce Development & Education

    Trainer Spotlight -- Tim Zinniel
    Quiz on the Code -- Transformers
    by Matthew Paulson, Voyageur Capital Advisors -- The Stock Market is Dropping
    by Michelle Dreier, Member Engagement & Gov't Affairs Manager -- Programs to Grow Your Workforce


    Electrical Safety Talks for Safety Meetings -- Heat Stress (members only)
    By MNOSHA Workplace Safety Consultation -- Heat-Related Illness
Our Members

    Membership -- Why Apprentice Training is Preferred by Contractors
    Member Spotlight -- David Ross, Bloomington Schools

Community News -- July

   CEE: Bonus Rebates Still Available for DLC and DLC Premium-Listed Fixtures
   Xcel Energy: Upgrade Your Lighting and Earn Rebate Dollars on Top of Rebate Dollars


ARCHIVES (Members Only)