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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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Archive

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National Apprenticeship Week is upon us- November 12th through 18th...but what is it about?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/31/2018

National Apprenticeship Week is upon us- November 12th through 18th...but what is it about ...

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Oh Son...If Only You'd Become an Electrician!

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/29/2018

Jailbreak.

Have you registered? Over 50 people have.

If you're not lucky enough to ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for That... Eaton's Wiring Devices

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/29/2018

A recent release from Eaton of interest to us all:

Who doesn’t love Fall ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for That! Associate Partners, Life Safety Systems

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/24/2018

Associate Partners, Life Safety Systems- proud recipients of the Honeywell Distributor of the Year Award ...

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May I See Your Journeyman's or Master's License Please?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/16/2018

JAILBREAK BREWERY in Laurel December 4th 4-6p.m.

TradeSource has generously sprung all of you ...

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RAB temporary LED worklight

Our Associate Partners at Phoenix Sales have sent us the latest and greatest from RAB; TEMP-LED. "The LED work light built to perform."

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/15/2018

Our Associate Partners at Phoenix Sales have sent us the latest and greatest from RAB ...

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Holiday Party

Make a Holiday Break for It 2018

10/10/2018

December 4th, 4-6pm

At Jailbreak Brewery

Come in from the cold for a cold One ...

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How Did You Get Here?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

Tales from the long and winding road to a career in electrical- I'm always ...

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Wait-What? You Didn't Register??

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

Oh noooooooo. Wait Listed for Jailbreak Brewery? You kinda deserve to get thrown in the ...

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Intermatic WP6000 and WP7000

Intermatic- All the Cool Kids Are Using This

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

A YouTube is worth a thousand words...so to save you and me a little ...

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IECC Call for Nominations

It's Election Time - Cast Your Vote

10/5/2018

Dear Members:
In accordance with our Corporate Bylaws we have provided below the slate of ...

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Federated Insurance

How Life Insurance Can and Should Fit into Your Financial Plans

By Federated Insurance
10/5/2018

Life insurance is something that you, as a business owner, frequently hear about.

Everyone says ...

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We have an opening...going up.

We Have an Opening for a Work Force Development Coordinator

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/5/2018

IEC Chesapeake is looking for the right candidate to fill our Work Force Development Coordinator ...

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We Came, We Saw, We Drank...

We Came, We Saw, We Drank...

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, IEC Chesapeake
10/4/2018

Thank you Colerick Electrical Sales for sponsoring IEC Chesapeake's evening at Hysteria Brewing in ...

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