IECC Offices are currently closed with staff working remotely and checking voicemail messages regularly. Please check back for updates.

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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Are We Removed From Labor Day?

8/30/2019

I sincerely hope not. I know that in the Trades, we are not removed- we ...

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Who Doesn't Like Fish Sticks? Milwaukee's electrical Fish Sticks

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/28/2019

Remember coming home from school...walking into the house and your Mom had warm fish ...

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1 System = 175 Tools, The Milwaukee M18 Cordless System

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/27/2019

Yeah, I said it....and our Associate Partners at Milwaukee Tools can back up my ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for That! Encore's Metal Clad Barrel Pack

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/26/2019

What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? A barrel of wire! That's ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for That! Associate Partners at simPro

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/21/2019

Our Associate Partners at simPro have laid out some important guidelines for choosing business software ...

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Can UV Light Save Lives?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/16/2019

Yes, 

From our Associate Partners at Lighting Environments comes an exciting product announcement: PURO Lighting ...

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It’s a part of your Associate Partner Membership

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/13/2019

What happens when your Sales Team or manufacturer marketing division includes IECC in their announcements ...

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Warning! This is an OP/ED

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/9/2019

I  represent and promote electrical apprenticeship for one of the largest programs in IEC (Independent ...

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Summertime is Surgetime...

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/8/2019

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

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Yep! We have an AP for That! Cable Management Pro Tips

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/2/2019

Our Associate Partners at PDU Cables are spreading the cable love around with important tips ...

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