ELEC, is a labor-management organization that promotes economic development, investments in infrastructure and construction to provide opportunities for developers, union contractors and members of Operating Engineers Local 825.

We find common ground with chambers of commerce, business partnerships, professional associations and industry coalitions to support policies, legislation and regulations that encourage responsible economic development and stimulate growth.

Our efforts continue to build on the record of quality and safety in construction that has come to define work performed by Local 825 Operating Engineers and its signatory contractors.



With state transportation projects grounded, New Jersey's job market faltered in July while the rest of the nation showed strong gains.   The state lost 4,700 jobs and its unemployment rate ticked up to 5.2 percent from 5.1 percent, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday, continuing what has ...


Did you know that New Jersey has one of the most advanced transportation research facilities in the country? That’s right, the Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation is one of five National University Transportation Centers in the country and they are conducting cutting edge transportation research right ...