Membership in CEA

1. Regular Members  

Regular membership in CEA may be applied for, had and maintained by:                  

  • Associations of employers engaged in the construction industry employing one or more craft unions which associations have historically negotiated a separate labor agreement with such craft union (“Association Members”);
  • Employers who are not members of an employer association described above, but who are actively engaged in the construction industry employing one or more craft unions with whom CEA negotiates; and/or
  • Employers specifically approved by the Board notwithstanding the fact that neither criteria above are satisfied and continegent upon said employers remaining actively engaged in the construction industry.

Each application for Regular Membership must be accompanied by one or more references from a Regular Member and approved by the Board of Directors at its complete discretion. 

2. Affiliate Members

From time to time, as deemed prudent by the Board or Officers, other construction industry-related firms or companies who are not eligible for Regular Membership, but who are used by contractors engaged in construction, may be eligible for Affiliate Membership in CEA and apply to join.  Each application must be accompanied by one or more references from a Regular Member or officer and approved by a majority vote of the Board of Directors present at the Board’s complete discretion.

Affiliate Member representatives shall be privileged to attend all pertinent meetings, seminars or conventions of CEA, receive pertinent mailings, including newsletters and updates, and shall be privileged to participate in all pertinent activities of CEA. 

3. Associate Members  

Those companies, corporations, firms, partnerships, and owners who utilize union contractors for the construction, rehabilitation, erection and/or demolition of their projects, shall be eligible for Associate Membership in CEA and make application to join. Each application must be approved by the Board of Directors at its complete discretion.

Associate Member representatives shall be privileged to attend all pertinent meetings, seminars or conventions of CEA, receive pertinent mailings, including newsletters and updates, and shall be privileged to participate in all pertinent activities of CEA.