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 U.S. Senate has approved two Republicans nominated by President Donald Trump to serve on FERC, which oversees the nation’s power grid and natural gas pipelines. The unanimous vote yesterday restores a voting quorum that will now allow American energy companies the ability to move forward with projects that will create ...


An important piece of legislation designed to protect New Jersey's water supply from contaminants due to negligence, mismanagement, and cyberattacks has been signed into law by Governor Christie. Sponsored by Senate President Stephen Sweeney, Senator Linda Greenstein, and Senator Christopher "Kip" Bateman, the Water Quality Accountability Act  (S-2834) requires all ...