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MEA mails one newsletter each month. In alternating months, members receive the MEA News and the MEA Alert.

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The MEA News is the official publication of the Electrical Association. It is the only statewide publication that provides the latest information, legislation, safety and business-related issues for the electrical industry. It is distributed 6 times during the year to over 3,500 electrical contractors, technology systems contractors, and industry leaders across the state.


The MEA Alert is sent to MEA members only. It is intended for breaking news, important legislative updates and other important developments affecting electrical professionals in Minnesota. It is distributed 6 times during the year (in between months when the MEA News is distributed).

CURRENT ISSUE:  MEA Alert (February 2018) - Members Only

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In this MEMBERS-ONLY Issue:
    From the President-- Looking Ahead
    From the Executive Director-- What Do You Need
    You Need to Know

PREVIOUS ISSUE:  January MEA News (pdf) - Members Only 

Safety Poster:  January 2018 (pdf) - Print up to 11x17"

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Industry News

    Industry Report by Jason Seanger, President -- If You Get it for Free...Why Join?
    From the Executive Director -- Happy New Year!
    You Need to Know  (Members Only)
    Legislative Update (Members Only)


    Compliance by Tom Revnew; Seaton Peters Revnew -- Handbook Compliance (Members Only)
    Compliance --  Wage Hikes (Members Only)
    Business Advantage by Tim Pass; Smith Schafer -- Summary of Changes on the Way (Members Only)
    Federated Insurance -- Planning for the Unexpected

Workforce Development & Education

    Working on Finding Workers
    I Have to be Competitive
    Quiz on the Code
    Word on the Street -- Changes to the 70E 2018 (Members Only)

 Electrical Safety Talks for Safety Meetings -- Temporary Heating
   MN OSHA -- The Dangers of Short Cuts (Members Only)

    Membership -- Get Involved in 2018 with the New Member Drive
    Member Spotlight - Tony Enger, Harrison Electric, Plymouth MN

Solutions for Your Customers -- Crescent Electric Meets Our Retail Customers' Expectations

New Products -- January

Community News -- January

   CEE: $7 Million in Lighting Rebates in 2018

ARCHIVES (Members Only)