COVID-19 Info


COVID-19 Information and Resources

NECA/IBEW Agreement to Suspend the National Disease Emergency Response Agreement (NDERA)  Effective June 1, 2021 

NDERA Between NECA/IBEW regarding Coronavirus

NECA Coronavirus Resource Center

Oregon Secretary of State - Resouces for Business

Required Contributions to the Benefit Funds under Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 (FFCRA) - Updated 5/5/2020

NEBF Waiver Notice

PPP Loans: Updates on Loan Forgiveness Rules and Procedures Webinar Q&A 

COVID-19 Viral Testing - How to find a testing site



Overview of Employment and Benefits Provisions in the American Rescue Plan of 2021

NECA/IBEW Agreement to Suspend the National Disease Emergency Response Agreement  (NDERA) Effective June 1, 2021 



New Guidance on Protecting Workers and Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace



PPP Loan Update and Second Draw Process - NECA National 

PPP Application here

PPP Second Draw Application here 



Labor and Employment Issues Related to COVID-19 Vaccines - Read Full NECA Legal Alert Here 



New DOL Rules on FFCRA - Read full NECA Legal Alert here



NECA Alert - IRS COVID-19 Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance 



OR-OSHA - Proposed employer knowledge - Hearings

OR-OSHA Proposed penalties increase - Hearings 

OR-OSHA COVID-19 Temporary Rule - Draft with Notes from Safety Director Elias Campbell

NECA - Inside Washington - NECA Monitoring Updates to Telework and Retirement Plan Policies  

NECA - Working Knowledge - Upcoming Webinars



PAC/WEST COVID-19 - Positive Case Counts are Stabilizing 

NECA - Inside Washington - NECA Urges Resumption of Phase IV Relief Negotiations 



NECA Events - Phishing Emails Posing as "NECA" 

BCBS - Notice of adopted rule - Washington Electrical Journeyman Reciprocity Standards

NECA - Working Knowledge - Webinar 



NECA Safety First - Safe + Sound Week

Electrical Contractor Magazine 

NECA Video Update - NECA 2020 Live 



NECA - Inside Washington - NECA Backs Executive Order Protecting Local Workforces 

NECA - Working Knowledge - Education Update

NW Labor Press - Reopening schools  



International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and National Electrical Contractors Association - Diversity and Inclusion - Joint Statement  

NECA Working Knowledge - Education 



PAC/WEST - Special Session will address $1 billion deficit 

DCBS - Notice of rulemaking hearing - 2017 Electrical Specialty Code Interim amendments 

NECA - Safety Practices and the New NECA office 

NECA - Events Register today for NECA 2020 LIVE



NECA - Safety First - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Revised Rule Concerning OSHA Access to Employee Medical Records 

DCBS - Building Codes Structure Board meets Aug. 5, 2020  

NECA - Working Knowledge - Technology Spotlight Series   

NECA - Technology/Innovation - How to Put KPIs to Work for your Business 

NECA - Inside Washington - Government Affairs 

NECA - Working Knowledge - Virtual Classrooms



July 2020 - Heat-Related Illness 

NECA VIDEO Update - NECA Members Practicing COVID Safety on Jobsites 

NECA this Week - Spotlight Membership  



NECA - Inside Washington - Championed Change Order Reform Highlights New NDAA

ELECTRI International - The Future of Electrical Contracting/Awards Presentation

NECA - Working Knowledge - Webinar Update  

City of Eugene: COVID-19 Community Update 

NECA - Safety First - Mental Health and Stress of COVID-19 Webinar 

NECA Legal Alert - Virginia Enacts First Statewide Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19  

COVID-19 Viral Testing - Finding Testing  



PAC/WEST - Restrictions expanded to cut the spread of COVID-19



ELECTRI July Council Meeting 2020 - Registration and Schedule



NECA Video Update - Initiatives during COVID-19 JULY 2020 

Electri International Monday Meeting Schedule 

NECA This Week - $1 Billion Frank Gehry-designed Tower Complex Makes Progress in DTLA

DCBS - Building Codes Division - Rulemaking advisory committee

Electrical Contractor Magazine - 2020 Profile of the Electrical Contractor  



NECA Inside Washington - NECA Supported NEPA Update will reduce project delays 

NECA Working Knowledge - Webinar Update  

Electri International - Summer Council Meeting Virtual Experience 

NECA Events - LIVE 2020 Convention 

Oregon OSHA - Potential Rulemaking Timeline - COVID-19/Infectious Diseases Revised July 13, 2020  



ELECTRi International - ELECTRI Council Meeting Agenda July 17-24, 2020

Electrical Contractor - July 2020 

NECA EVENTS - Details for NECA 2020 LIVE  

NECA - Safety First Resources  



NECA EVENTS - Important Update: 2020 District Six Summer Conference Cancelled 

NECA Working Knowledge - Mental Health and the Stress of COVID-19 Webinar 

DCBS - Electrical & Elevator Board meets July 23, 2020




NECA Video Update - NECA 2020 LIVE 5 Pillars 

Electrical Contractor - Utility and Construction Industry Guidelines for COVID-19

NECA This Week - National Lineman Appreciation Day 

PAC/WEST - Oregon governor 'sounds the alarm' with stricter rules on face coverings, social gatherings 



NECA - Working Knowledge Education Update

NECA - Up to Code 

NECA - Inside Washington  

NECA Legal Alert - COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine and Leave Issues

PAC/WEST - Supreme Court removes damages cap



NECA this week - NECA Priority Issues Advance In National Defense Authorization Act 

NECA Working Knowledge - Virtual Classrooms  

NECA Video Update - Opportunities at NECA's Virtual Convention 

NECA Inside Washington - NECA Top Three Issues 



PAC/WEST Masks mandated and state of emergency extended

NECA Working Knowledge Virtual Classrooms



Oregon Health Authority - County Specific Mask, Face Shield Coverings Guidance 

Governor Kate Brown Extends Face Coverings Requirement Statewide

NECA Working Knowledge Education Update 

NECA This Week



NECA - Technology/Innovation - Construction Strategy 

NECA Video Update Independence Day 2020

NEWS from Electrical Contractor 



NECA Education Update 

DCBS - Notice of temporary rule: Electrical apprenticeship

PAC/WEST - Legislators move forward with Special Session despite disputes over rules 



OSHA - Seven Steps to Correctly Wear a Respirator at Work

NECA Alert - 2020 NECA National Award Winners 

NECA Knowledge - Webinar Info 



NECA - Inside Washington - UPDATE: U.S. Department of Treasury and SBA Releases New Enhanced Transparency Around Paycheck Protection Program

NECA - Video Update - NECA 2020 Live 



NECA - Inside Washington - New PPP Forgiveness Application 

NECA Events - District Six Summer Convention Aug 6-8, 2020 

NECA Events - NECA Conventions 2020 LIVE October 5-7, 2020 Signature Logo 



NECA 2020 LIVE/NECA Announces Plans for 2020 Convention and Trade Show 

NECA Knowledge - Webinar Updates 

PAC/WEST - Oregon resumes reopening plan with face mask mandate in seven counties  



NECA - Working Knowledge Webinar Schedule 

Electrical Contractor Magazine June 2020 



NECA - Working Knowledge - Webinar Schedule

Local Emphasis Program (LEP): Preventing Heat-Related Illness 

NECA National Chicago 2020 to be held Virtually this Year  

PAC/WEST - Special Session called to address police accountability and COVID-19 response 



NECA - Video Update - Multiemployer Pensions: Strengthening the System for the Future

vNTI - Virtual National Training Institute Registration 

NEWS - Electrical Contractor

NECA - This Week - Spotlight on Membership  



NECA - Working Knowledge Webinar 

NECA - Inside Washington 

PAC/WEST - Governor presses pause on reopening



NECA - Working Knowledge Webinar Update 

NECA ALERT - Subscribe to NECA's New Email Newsletters

Oregon Building Codes Division - 2020 License Expiration Date Extension



NECA - Working Knowledge Free Webinar Schedule 



PAC/WEST Government Affairs Update 

NECA - eSafetyLine June 2020 Safety Minute  

NECA Virtual Classroom June Schedule 

NECA  Legal Webinar 2 Q & A and Updated PPP Forgiveness Guidance (#40 updated)

NECA National This Weekly Update 



NECA Advocates for the Composite Plan with New Study

NECA - Working Knowledge - Webinar Update 



NECA - Working Knowledge - Webinar Updates  

PAC/WEST - Oregon counties prepare for phase 2  



NECA - Working Knowledge - Webinar Updates 



NECA Video Update - June 2020: Innovating During This Pandemic 

Electrical Contractor Magazine - 6/1/2020

Oregon Building Codes Division - Mechanical Board Meeting Update  

NECA This Week - Spotlight on Membership



Oregon Building Codes Division - Meeting Updates 

NECA Events Update - Chicago 2020

NECA - PPP Flexibility Act Passes the House 



Pandemics and Construction Productivity: Quantifying the Impact

Working Knowledge - NECA Webinar update 



Technology/Innovation - Making Digital Layout Solutions Work for You  

NECA - OSHA Webinar - Recordkeeping and Recordability Enforcement Guide

NTI - Announcing Virtual National Training Institute  

PAC/WEST - Labor and Industry Report 



Updated: U.S. Department of Treasury Issues Additional PPP Guidance 

NECA this week 



NECA - Inside Washington - Take Action

Oregon Building Codes Division - Amended Agenda for May 28

PAC/WEST - May 2020 Primary Election Results Edition



PAC/WEST - Oregon votes by mail in critical primary 

NECA Legal and Safety - COVID-19 OSHA Recordable Event  

Electrical Contractor Safety Leader May 2020

NECA Working Knowledge Webinar Update 

Labor Bulletin -  Early Reporting for Use of PPP Money Prior to Deadline for Hours Reported in Locals 280, 659 & 932



Paycheck Protection Program: Loan Forgiveness Guidance

NECA - Working Knowledge - Webinars 

Oregon Building Codes Division - Electrical and Elevator Board 

PAC/WEST - An election day in unusual times 




NECA - Video Update  

News from Electrical Contractor Magazine  - May 2020 Issue

NECA - This Week, Membership Spotlight, Electric COVID-19 Report, and Upcoming Webinars  



Oregon Building Codes Division - 2020 License Exp Date Extension 

NECA - Working Knowledge, Next weeks Webinars 



UPDATED 5/13: U.S. Department of Treasury Issues Additional Guidance Regarding PPP Program

Electri Pandemic Report

NECA - Working Knowledge - Today's Webinar

Oregon Building Codes Division - OESC, ORSC, and OPSC - Code Adoption update   

PAC/WEST - Majority of Oregon Counties approved to reopen  


NECA - Inside Washington - House Democrats Release Phase IV Coronavirus Response Bill

NECA - Working Knowledge - Todays Webinar and Upcoming Webinars  




NECA- Working Knowledge - A Network of Higher Learning

Oregon Building Codes Division - Program Delegation Rulemaking Advisory Committee  

NECA Alert - Premier Partner PPE Program for NECA Contractors  


NECA Video Update  - Why You Should Implement More Video Calls

NECA - Inside Washington - Requests for Congress in the Phase IV Coronavirus Response Legislation Webinar



NECA- Up to Code - NECA Coronavirus Resources 

NECA- Working Knowledge 5/8/2020 

NECA- Inside Washington - Take Action Legislation  



NECA - Working Knowledge Education and Webinars 

PAC/WEST - First Phase of Oregon reopening to begin May 15  



NECA- Working Knowledge 

Oregon Building Codes Division - OR and WA JW Electrician Reciprocal License agreement discussion date scheduled May 28, 2020

NECA - Alert  



NECA - Working Knowledge 

PAC/WEST Government Affairs Update 



PAC/WEST - Oregon reopening framework comes into focus  

saif - Coronvirus worker safety fund stops accepting applications 

NECA - Video Update May 2020  

NECA - Legal Webinar 2 Q & A and Update PPP Forgiveness Guidance



NEBF Waiver Update on Federally mandated sick pay due to COVID-19  

NECA Alert Webinar Updates

NECAPAC - Check out our new look! 



PAC/WEST - Department of Revenue adjusts Oregon CAT requirements on the eve of April 30 due date

NECA Alert - Webinar Schedule 



BDS Update for the week of April 27, 2020 

Safety - CDC Warning Counterfeit Respirators  

NECA Alert - NECA Stand Down on COVID-19 and Webinar Schedule 



PAC/WEST NECA-IBEW Safety Professionals Work Together to Combat Coronavirus  

NECA National - Happening this week 



NECA Legislative Update - Increase Funding for PPP  

PAC/WEST - Oregon Emergency Board approves COVID aid



NECA Alert - Webinar Schedule 

PAC/WEST COVID-19 Update - CAT payments coming April 30 

Cares Act and STC Memo - unemployment insurance and the CARES Act



NECA Alert - Webinar schedule 

PAC/WEST - Second COVID-19 funding package on its way 

Technology and Innovation - What does digital transformation mean for your organization?  

NECA Alert - 50% off State CEU's Online  

Agenda and Meeting Packet for tomorrow - 4/23/2020 Meeting at 1pm  

ORPAC, NECA - Survey Results 



NECA Safety Stand-Down April 29, 2020 



COVID-19  Scope for Oregon OSHA 

NECA Legislative Update  

NECA Safety Stand Down for the COVID-19 Pandemic  

PAC/WEST - Opening Up America Again 



Oregon OSHA - Fact Sheet - Voluntary Respirator Use 

NECA Fact Sheet - FFCRA FAQ's - Updated 4/14/2020 

NECA Legal Webinar Q & A  - Updated 4/14/2020



State of Oregon Employment - FAQ's Updated 4/10/2020

NECA Alert- Get Ready for NECA 2020 Chicago



Gov. Brown's framework for "reopening" Oregon 



NECA Alert - New NECA/EARN Program 

Electrical Contractor Magazine - COVID 19 Affects Solar Growth  

saif - Safety fund application reopens with $15 million boost 

NECA - This Week - Upcoming Webinars and Education Classes 

Guidance on Payment of Fringe Benefits from NECA National  



Oregon State COVID-19 Daily Update as of 4/9/2020

Guidelines on Social Distancing on the Jobsite  

COVID-19 Impact Survey 4/10/2020



NECA Alert - Webinar Updates 

COVID-19 and Contractor Liability  



NECA Alert - Educational and Webinar updates  

Coronavirus Legal Webinar Q & A from National NECA

Oregon OSHA Face Mask Interpretation  



Oregon State COVID-19 Daily Update

OSHA - Small Entity for Respiratory Protection Standard   

PAC/WEST - New director appointed to Consumer and Business Services 



Paycheck Protection Program Application  

NECA Fact Sheet - Stay-at-Home Orders Following DOL Temporary Regulations 

IBEW Summary of COVID-19 from Lonnie Stephenson, IP 

IBEW Final Summary of Benefits available to IBEW Local Unions 

BDS Update- Permit Intake and Plan Review


NECA Alert - Apply today Payroll Protection Loans through SBA

NECA Legislative Update - NECA wants to hear from you

NECA Alert - Survey of Executive Orders Related to COVID-19 

PAC/WEST - "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Is having an effect 



NECA Alert - SBA and Treasury Begin Effort to Distribute $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital 

DOL Temporary Rule - Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Oregon Building Codes Division - Minor Label Program Update 

NECA Fact Sheet - Executive Orders Related to COVID-10 by State 



PAC/WEST - Campaign season carries through the crisis

FFCRA Updated FAQ's 

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information: Borrowers

Comparison of Loans: EIDL and PPP

Borrower Paycheck Protection Program Application 

NECA Alert - Educational Opportunities 



Example Exposure Control Plan (ECP) 

Risk Assessment Process and Checklist for Work Impact by COVID-19

US DOL Coronavirus Poster (To be posted at all establishments) 

DCBS Oregon OSHA Letter - Interim Guidance Related to COVID-19 

NECA Codes and Standards Update  



"We Got This" - David Long NECA/CEO

Legal Issues in the Electrical Contracting Industry Related to COVID-19 Webinar - Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 11:00 am-12:00 pm PST

Innovative Safety Committee Reducing Risk of Coronavirus in the Workplace 

NECA Contractors' Guide to the CARES Act + Gov't Affairs Webinar Q & A

Q and A NEDRA (round 2) 3/30/2020  



NECA Technology and Innovation - Document Your Jobsites in the Wake of COVID-19

Federal leaders break down CARES act

SAIF establishes $10 million COVID-19 Worker Safety Fund



FFCRA Employee’s Rights Poster

NECA COVID-19 Impact Notice Letter Template

NECA Essential Services Travel Notice Template

COVID-19 Telemedicine Announcement form Harrison

Sanitation Station Five Gallon Bucket

Layoff Aversion Examples

CDC COVID-19 Posters

Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020

Contractor License Renewal Reprieve Request - David Long



Oregon State Police FAQ’s & Essential Service Travel Notice

COVID NECA – Contractual Rights and Obligations



SBLC Small Business and COVID19 Slides



Oregon State, “Stay at Home” Executive Order

FFCRA Summary from NECA National

FFCRA FAQ’s from NECA National



Governor Brown to Strengthen Social Distancing Monday



Families First Response Act Enacted by the President: What Employers Need to Know

COVID-19 Notices of Potential Delay



Q & A on NDERA

Harrison’s Plan changes and response to COVID-19






NECA National Update on COVID-19

Harrison Trust Temporary Plan Changes for COVID-19



Resources from the Oregon Employment Department