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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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Yep, We Have an AP for That! The simPRO Learning Toolbox

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

Our Associate Partner, simPRO, is pleased to announce new online learning resources for their job ...

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Journey to Journeyman

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

Our Star Pupil for 2018 is back, starting Fall courses, Year Two. Here's a ...

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Thank you!

Thank You For Donations!

  • Western Tube for the large donation of EMT to teach pipe bending.
  • Edison Electric Co ...
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EC&Ms 2018 Top 20 Electrical Contractors

EC&M's 2018 Top 20 Electrical Contractors


IECC Members Make the List:

#7 M.C. Dean, Inc.
#8 IES Holdings
#10 Helix ...

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Top Solar Contractors 2018

Solar Power World Announces the 2018 Top Solar Contractors


Members Helix Electric, and Got Electric, LLC Made the list!

Solar Power World, the industry ...

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Got Electric Appointed

Grant Gotlinger of Got Electric Appointed to Board of Electrical Examiners


Grant Gotlinger of Got Electric, LLC, has been appointed Chair by Montgomery County Executive Isiah ...

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McClean Insurance Awards

McLean Insurance is Proud to Announce it Has Been Awarded Two Distinguished Titles this Summer


We are very excited to announce that McLean Insurance was ranked as the Top Insurance ...

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