Advocacy2019-07-05T18:19:48+00:00

OUR ADVOCACY

From the halls of congress, to the state house corridors and municipal government chambers, we are advocating for the laws, regulations and ordinances that protect our members and give our contractors a level playing field.

THE ISSUES WE CARE ABOUT

ELEC825 brings a 21st century approach to the issues faced by organized labor. Our labor-management team tackles a diverse portfolio of issues – big and small – in order to advance the priorities of operating engineers and the signatory contractors who employ them. 

Roadway Infrastructure

Ensure continued growth and prosperity by rebuilding our crumbling roads, repairing failing bridges, replacing inadequate overpasses, and expanding mass transit systems.

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Water Infrastructure

Invest in clean water by replacing our crumbling waterways, addressing combined water and sewer systems, mitigating flooding, and providing a path to a sustainable future.

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Energy Needs

Keep the lights on during storms with a diverse energy mix that capitalizes on  abundant, affordable sources of energy while we build a bridge to our clean energy future.

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Safety Efforts

Raise the industry standards for safety, performance, and training to provide the best workforce for our contractors, developers, and municipal partners.

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Economic Development

Adopt a new approach for responsible municipal development that puts our members to work. ELEC825 is proud to be leading the charge.

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Legislative Activities

Advocate for laws, regulations, and ordinances in the halls of congress, state houses, and municipal government that protect our members and give contractors a level playing field.

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