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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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Are You Ready for Whatever May Come?

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
3/27/2019

Construction and trades relating to construction are dangerous professions. Everything from accidents in and around ...

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Oh Legrand, Could I Love Your More? Touch Tru Universal dimmer

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
3/26/2019

Probably not.

I once had a dream where I woke up and my home was ...

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Need to Lock It Down? We Have an AP for That!

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
3/20/2019

Eaton. Our Associate Partners at Eaton are excited to share their color connect system- don ...

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Cheaters Never Prosper?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
3/17/2019

I hear your eyes rolling, the “humph” sound you just made, and the “Yeah, right ...

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Friday Night Lights?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
3/14/2019

Maybe it’s because I love all things lighting…maybe it’s because I live ...

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Whiskey Creek Golf Tournament is CLOSED

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
3/12/2019

We shut the course again this year.

Thank you to all of the IEC Chesapeake ...

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Siemens Makes an Old Idea New Again

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
3/9/2019

Industrial Apprenticeship. Our Associate Partners at Siemens are among American corporations embracing a very old ...

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