The National Electrical Contractors Association has enjoyed a long partnership with the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). Our Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program is the backbone of our industry and provides the highly skilled and trained professionals for our contracting firms to employ. Our partnership in the Northern Indiana Chapter of NECA involves IBEW Local Union 153 (South Bend), IBEW Local Union 531 (LaPorte), and IBEW Local Union 697 (Hammond).
Northern Indiana Chapter of NECA and the IBEW partnership is best described by the mission statement below:
It is the mission of the NECA/IBEW partnership to provide the most qualified and best educated workforce. Through organizing, recruiting and training, we will insure a motivated workforce to meet the needs of an ever expanding and changing industry. We will continue to be the industry leaders by promoting and providing training in all aspects of electrical contracting.