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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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Can You Say Lite? Saylite

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/30/2019

I love a good second half; a re-invention. Texas Fluorescent was wise enough to do ...

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Yep! We Have an AP for That! The M18 Brushless Threaded Rod Cutter

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/29/2019

Our Associate Partners at Milwaukee have a new product to share.

The M18 Brushless Threaded ...

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Good Mental Health is Good Business

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/26/2019

Our Associate Partner Members at BENECO sent out an important announcement today- I am sharing ...

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Nora? Yep! We Have an AP for That...

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/24/2019

Our Associate Partners at Atlantic Electric Supply Corporation, in Washington, D.C. have a lunch ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for that with PDU Cables

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/21/2019

Our Associate Partners (AP) at PDU Cables have posted another article of interest- this time ...

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Spotlight on Gil Resto- GR Electric

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/20/2019

We are happy to share this interview link with you from the Allentown Economic Development ...

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Your Customers Are Looking For You...Can They Find You?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/18/2019

IEC Chesapeake feels digital platform promotion is important. VERY important. We know people are searching ...

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Do You Remember the Game of Twister?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/16/2019

Yeah...well...ours is a little different.

IDEAL has a nifty wire connector called the ...

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Maryland Apprenticeship Proclamation

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/14/2019

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed May as Apprenticeship Career Pathways Month. The month long ...

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Eaton Shares Tips: This is Electrical Safety Month!

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/9/2019

Yep- we have an AP for that! Our Associate Partners at Eaton are sharing their ...

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Yep! We Have an AP for That...Ground Bonding Jumper kit

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
5/2/2019

Our Associate Partners (AP) at Colerick Sales have shared EPCO's latest:

Ground Bonding Jumper ...

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