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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 https://www.cdc.gov/

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New Paid Sick Leave

New Paid Sick Leave Requirements

3/20/2020

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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Featured Stories

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Were You Worried About Harry and Megan?

3/8/2020

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
2/21/2020

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

2/8/2020

OVERVIEW 

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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Philips Lightolier slim surface
Philips Lightolier slim surface

Yep, We Have an AP for That...Lighting Environments and Lightolier

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
6/26/2018

Lighting Environments and Lightolier. Our Associate Partners at Lighting Environments are your Philips/Lightolier specialists ...

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Graduation 2018

6/16/2018

First, let us again thank our generous 2018 sponsors, Dominion Electric Supply and Shepherd Electric ...

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Kelly Schulz and Grant Shmelzer

KELLY M. SCHULZ, Secretary of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation with Grant Shmelzer, IEC Chesapeake President.

Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake Joins Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

6/16/2018

BALTIMORE (June 5, 2018) – Maryland Labor Secretary Kelly M. Schulz today welcomed the Independent Electrical ...

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Our Favorite Party? Third Party!

By Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/ IECC
6/15/2018

Third-Party Speakers are an important and vital enhancement to the IECC electrical apprenticeship program. Members ...

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Wi Fi Ascend Smart In Wall Timer Intermatic

Smart Timers? Yep, We Have an AP for That

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
6/15/2018

From our Associate Partners at R.C. Colerick, your friendly local reps of all things ...

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PDU Cables Take Off Service

Yep, We Have an AP for That...Benefits of Prefabrication

By Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/ IECC
6/15/2018

Yep, We Have an AP for That...PDU Cables, a valued IECC Associate Partner, shares ...

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