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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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Take a Trip to the Bay. High Bay That Is

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/31/2019

Our Associate Partners at Colerick Electrical Sales love Light Efficient Designs solution driven product- and ...

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Why Force Logic(TM)? Milwaukee's new crimpers

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/26/2019

Applying logic is always a good thing...and our Associate Partners at Milwaukee Tools apply ...

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Here's the 411 on ABB Zenith!

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/23/2019

Our Associate Partners at ABB have been working late into the night, burning midnight oil ...

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Solar Training in the Community

Solar Training in the Community

7/23/2019

IEC Chesapeake member Jeff Gilbert, Azimuth Solar LLC, represented our chapter and his company by ...

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Making Old New Again? The W34 LED wall pack

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/17/2019

Our Associate Partners at Phoenix Sales are excited about RAB's new W34 LED wall ...

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Apprentices to the Left- Make a Bold Choice

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/16/2019

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

When ...

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EV, Gas, and Big Oil: Is the U.S. Ready for Big Change?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/9/2019

The Baltimore Sun just published a very interesting article about Maryland tax incentives for electric ...

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The ABZ's of Adulthood...Breakdown by Age

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/6/2019

School starts for many apprentices in late August- so it's "go time" for students ...

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Meet My Little Friend...Milwaukee's M18 Fuel Pipe Threader with One Key

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/3/2019

Actually, Milwaukee's M18 Fuel series offers more than a one trick pony, Visit M18 ...

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SlimLux Surface LED: Penetrate Your Market- Not Your Ceiling!

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
7/1/2019

It's annoying- either as end user or specifier. You need to light a space ...

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