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IEC Chesapeake is working to move apprenticeship students to an alternative method of instruction and will notify students of their revised schedule shortly. Questions can be directed to Joe Harber at 301.621.9545 x106 or Ed Hersl at 301.621.9545 x107. For updates on COVID-19 please visit


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New Paid Sick Leave

New Paid Sick Leave Requirements


The new paid sick leave provisions require private sector employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide two weeks of paid sick leave (80 hours for full-time employees and typical number of hours over two weeks for part-time employees).

Eligible Employees: The paid sick leave is available to any employee without regard to duration of employment if they are unable to work or telework because they are:

  • Subject to a government quarantine or isolation order related to COVID-19,
  • Have been advised by health provider to self-quarantine due to COVID-19,
  • Experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and seeking medical diagnosis,
  • Caring for an ...
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Were You Worried About Harry and Megan?


I wasn’t. I’m still not worried, even though I must get about a dozen notices a day on my phone from various news ...

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Interested In Risk Management?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC

The answer is YES. It should always be YES.

Our Associate Partners at Federated Insurance have the lingo worked out for you, and common sense ...

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February 2020 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Update



The Maryland General Assembly convened its 2020 Session on January 8th.  As noted last month, there are many changes in the legislative leadership ...

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IEC Beer & BBQ Event 2016

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IEC Beer & BBQ Event


We're brewing up some fun! Join fellow members in an evening of food, fun ...

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An IEC sponsored outreach: panels supplied by chapter

Jeff Gilbert/Azimuth Solar at National Youth Science Foundation


The NYSF camp is held in West Virginia, over a four week period, and gathers ...

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We Gripped it and Ripped It!


A little cooler and slightly overcast condition did not deter 118 IEC Electricians and Associate ...

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IEC National Ad Campaign Launches


The IEC National Board met this week in Washington, DC during the National Policy Conference ...

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IEC Chesapeake Welcomes Jim Randisi of Pre Employment Screen as a New Associate Partner!


In May, Jim Randisi of Randisi & Associates, Inc., an employment screening and drug testing firm ...

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