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 PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTORS 
 NEW JERSEY IEC CAN HELP 

REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

Requirements for NJ Public Works Contractors can be found on Department of Labor and Workforce Development website.

The DLW outlines five methods by which a contractor is considered to be participating in a registered apprenticeship program in the FAQ.

CONTACT EXECUTIVEDIRECTOR@NJ-IEC.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 HOW CAN NJIEC HELP YOUR COMPANY BECOME COMPLIANT? 
  • NJIEC has a US DOL 4 year electrical apprentice program.
    Contractors may enroll an employee in the apprentice program or seek to employ existing apprentices available for hire. This option requires employment of an apprentice in the NJIEC program.
  • NJIEC is a workforce intermediary with an established ERISA trust.
    Contractors may join NJIEC as a contractor member and contribute $3,800 annually to the trust whereby receiving a certificate of contribution to file with public works registration. This option does not require employment of an apprentice in the NJIEC program. However as an added benefit, trust contributors receive 10% off tuition per apprentice enrolled in the program.
  • How can I become compliant through the NJIEC Trust?
    Outlined below are the steps for you to become eligible for public works compliance. The process below can take 7-21 business days to complete. Step 1: Membership with New Jersey IEC (NJIEC): To participate in our ERISA trust program, you must be a member of NJIEC. You can find both the contractor and associate member applications at https://www.nj-iec.org/membership Step 2: Eligibility for ERISA Trust Program: Membership in the ERISA trust is on a 12-month cycle and is $3,800 per year. Once your membership is paid, we will invoice you for your trust contribution. Once paid, we’ll issue a certificate of compliance.
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