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

May Electrical Association News - (members only)

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

     Industry Report by Jeff Kunkel, Chair -- Viking Electric's New Digital Job Center: A Turn-Key Project Management Solution
     From the Executive Director -- National Electrical Safety Month
     Legislative Update --  (members only)
     Electrical Inspection by Dean Hunter, Chief Electrical Inspector -- Change is Ahead: New Articles Proposed to the 2023 NEC (members only)
     You Need to Know  (members only)
     Word on the Street -- Center for Energy & Environment
     New Products


    Compliance by Tom Revnew, Attorney, PRK&A -- NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo Aims to Disarm Employers by Prohibiting Captive Audience Meetings (members only)
    Business Advantage by Tim Pass; Smith Schafer --  Understanding Sales Tax for Construction Industry Business (members only)
    Federated Insurance -- Risk Management Webinars
Workforce Development & Education

    Trainer Spotlight -- Joe Gatewood
    Quiz on the Code -- Wiring Office Furnishings
    MN DEED by Tim O'Neill -- Building Equipment Contractors in Minnesota: Employment Trends by Race and Ethnicity
    by Matthew Paulson, Voyageur Capital Advisors -- Labor Challenges? Consider Another Tool in Your Toolbox
    by Michelle Dreier, Member Engagement & Gov't Affairs Manager -- The 916 Project--A Great Sign!


    Electrical Safety Talks for Safety Meetings -- Fall Protection (members only)
    By MNOSHA Workplace Safety Consultation -- Training Standards Overview
Our Members

    Solutions for Your Customers 
    Submitted by Van Meter -- Electrical Vehicle Charging Stations from Van Meter

    Membership -- Electrical Safety Training (NFPA 70E)
    Member Spotlight -- Christopher Boe, BOE Electrical Contractors, Nisswa

Community News -- May

   CEE: Bonus Rebates for DLC & DLC Premium-Listed Fixtures Available
   Xcel Energy: Xcel Energy Turbochanges LED Rebates for Business Customers

Previous Issue

Alert (April 2022) - Members Only

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In this MEMBERS-ONLY Issue:
    From the Chair -- Hiring? What's Your Competitive Advantage?
    From the Executive Director -- Join Us in June
    Legislative Update


ARCHIVES (Members Only)