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.



[The following Op-Ed from ELEC Chairman Greg Lalevee originally appeared in NJSpotlight.com on January 13, 2017] Fixing pipes should be a priority for all New Jerseyans, not just because of worries about lead but because of deeper structural problems. This fall, New Jersey took an important step towards improving our ...


From newspapers to municipal groups to business groups to fiscal conservative groups, there is broad support for putting NJ's Transportation Trust Fund in a lockbox by voting YES on Public Question 2. The text that will appear on the ballot can be read here. While we support vigorous debate ...