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Federated Insurance

Triple Protection Plan - An Employee Retention Strategy

By Federated Insurance
1/10/2018

Over the years you’ve built a profitable business. You’ve invested your money, your time, and your passion. Now ask yourself, “What is my most valuable business asset?”

While physical assets—the buildings and equipment—support financial goals, the success of many businesses can be traced to the good judgment, skills, and expertise of your key employees.

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  • <li align="MsoNormal" "="">What if a competitor makes your key employee an offer he/she can’t refuse?
  • What is the impact on the business if you or your key employee dies?
  • What happens to your key employee’s family when the ...
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Required Presence of Master Tradesperson Permit Holder at Trade Permit Inspections

1/31/2018

Effective February 19, 2018, the master tradesperson permit holder must be present during any inspection for work performed under the permit.

This new requirement will ...

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IDEAL National Championships

An IDEAL Opportunity to See Electricians in Action

By Grant Shmelzer, Executive Director, IEC Chesapeake
1/8/2018

TV worth watching- please see this IDEAL opportunity... we know what gladiators electricians are- finally the public can see how amazing some of their skills ...

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Swag for Your Bag

Dominion January Promo: Last Call!

1/8/2018

This is it - the last month of our promotion.  Hurry in!  Our Prize Drawing for January is a Winter Wear Package!

Baby it's cold ...

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Continues to be Much More than Just "A Problem"

11/28/2015

Not only is distracted driving still a serious problem, it is an epidemic. With each ...

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Medical Marijuana

What is the Difference Between Recreational Marijuana and Medical Marijuana?

11/28/2015

Most people don’t realize they are usually two different strains.  As more and more ...

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IEC Con 2015

IEC National Conference Seminar Presentation Documents

11/28/2015

At the National IEC's Convention that took place last month, there were various mini ...

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Sprint Offer to IEC

Sprint Discount Program Means Contractors & Apprentices Save 18%!

11/28/2015

Save 18% with Sprint and Ring in the Holiday Savings! 

Click Here to Download Full ...

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3M Portable Labeler

Upgrade to an Easy-to-use 3M™ Portable Labeler – Free!

11/28/2015

Now, for a limited time, the 3M Portable Labeler is available free with purchase. That ...

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Reflections and Reboots

Reflections and Reboots

11/17/2015

It’s nearly December. I don’t know why it’s always a shock to ...

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Women in Trades

11/10/2015

"My supervisor called me the Triple Threat. I was early, hungry, and capable. He saw ...

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IEC Chesapeake Apprentices Recognized

Kelly M. Schulz Honors Exceptional Vets Who Entered the Workforce Through Apprenticeships

11/6/2015

This event was part of National Apprenticeship Week celebrations.

This event held by the Sec ...

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Hogan Administration Celebrates Apprenticeship Week

11/4/2015

(November 2, 2015) – Governor Larry Hogan today issued a proclamation announcing the week of November ...

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Stay Safe Hat

IEC Chesapeake Annual Excellence in Safety Award 2015

11/3/2015

IEC Chesapeake encourages all of our members regardless of size to participate in the Excellence ...

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Federated Employment Practices Network

Preparing Documentation for a Termination

11/3/2015

Question: 

One of my staff went almost 7 whole days without clocking in or out ...

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Drug Testing Urine Sample

What do Companies Know about Random Drug Tests?

11/3/2015

According to an interview at a crane company, 5% of tests returned positive results in ...

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