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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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Let's Unpack This, Shall We? Electrical Apprenticeships

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
4/26/2019

Education options abound; there are many that are great and many that are sketchy.

When ...

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IEC Chesapeake to Join Forces with Hagerstown Community College this Fall - New Partnership Allows Expansion of Chapter’s Footprint

4/24/2019

Laurel, Maryland – April 15, 2019 – IEC Chesapeake (IECC), the region’s leading electrical and renewable ...

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How to Become a Master Electrician with IEC

4/18/2019

Becoming a Master Electrician is not easy, but reaching that summit can provide you with ...

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Lunch and Learn with BENECO...It's all Good

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
4/15/2019

Yep! we have an AP for that- our Associate Partners at BENECO are providing a ...

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Hagerstown Community College and IEC Chesapeake

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
4/12/2019

IEC Chesapeake (IECC) is pleased to announce expansion into Hagerstown, Maryland this Fall for the ...

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Legislative Update April 2019

4/11/2019

April 2019 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Update

OVERVIEW

The Maryland General Assembly concluded its 2019 ...

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Is Your Wallpack This Flexible?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
4/10/2019

Well, Barron's is!

File this under, Yep, We Have an AP for That category- ...

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IECC Expands to Hagerstown, MD

4/10/2019

IEC Chesapeake (IECC) is pleased to announce expansion into Hagerstown, Maryland this Fall for the ...

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Legrand has introduced adorne Furniture Power

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
4/1/2019

Oh Legrand, could I love you more??? Probably not.

Put the power where you need ...

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