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 (December 2022) - Members Only

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In this MEMBERS-ONLY Issue:
    From the Chair -- Looking Forward to 2023
    From the Executive Director -- Save the Date - Partner & Profit Event (Feb 2-3)
    Legislative Update -- Election Day Recap

Previous Issue

November Electrical Association News - (members only)

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

     Industry Report by Jeff Kunkel, Chair -- Manage Your Job Site with Border States
     From the Executive Director -- Opportunities to Learn & Gather
     Legislative Update -- Pre-Election Update (members only)
     You Need to Know  (members only)
     Word on the Street -- Conference Season (members only)
     New Products


    Compliance by Tom Revnew, Attorney, PRK&A -- New Rule Proposed for Independent Contractors vs. Employee Status (members only)
    Business Advantage by Tim Pass; Smith Schafer -- Business Valuation Insights Post COVID-19 (members only)
    Federated Insurance -- Risk Management Webinars
Workforce Development & Education

    Trainer Spotlight -- Polly Friendshuh
    Quiz on the Code -- Solar Voltaic Systems
    by Michelle Dreier, Member Engagement & Gov't Affairs Manager -- Retention of Electrical Talent
    by Timothy O'Neill, Minnesota DEED -- Building Equipment Contractors in MN: Employment Trends by Gender 


    Electrical Safety Talks for Safety Meetings -- Cold Stress (members only)
    By MNOSHA Workplace Safety Consultation -- The Importance of Worksite Pre-Planning (members only)
Our Members

    Member Spotlight -- Warren Olson, Olson & Son's Electric
    by Alex Hyatt, National Sales Manager -- Receive Your Code Hours for Master Renewal
    Solutions for Your Customers (Submitted by Graybar) -- Is Jobsite Productivity Hurting Project Profitability?
Community News -- November

   CEE: Last Call for TLED Bonus Rebates
   Xcel Energy: Make Sure Lighting Efficiency is a Priority for Your Customers in 2023


ARCHIVES (Members Only)