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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


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New Paid Sick Leave

New Paid Sick Leave Requirements


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

Federated Insurance

Learn the Lingo, Remove the Mystery, Gain Some Confidence


As a business owner, there’s so much more to know about insurance than premiums (payments in exchange for coverage), losses (incidents that cause financial ...

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Risk Management: Prevention Could Mean Profits


Establishing and promoting a culture of risk management can have a silent, but significant, impact at your business. Prioritizing safety and judgment can help protect ...

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MD Small Business Day

2020 Maryland Small Business Day


February 11th, 2020 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Maryland State House
100 State Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401-1924
Event Pricing: $25


Join fellow small ...

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Third Party Speakers

Pictured is Matt Gross of One Source Associates, reviewing Pass and Seymour products with Year One apprentices.

Third Party Speakers and Why You Should Be One


IEC Chesapeake’s core mission is training. We want to deliver the best prepared electricians ...

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Blue Collar article

Blue Collar, White Collar, Green Collar...are you ready?


At IEC Chesapeake we are constantly looking at the health of our Members- Contractors and ...

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Sprint Offer to IEC

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Sprint Discount Program Means Contractors & Apprentices Save 22%!


Switch to Sprint and get four lines for  only $23.40/month per line.

Hurry ...

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Master Electrician Preparation Class


A 36-Hour class dedicated to reviewing the 2014 - National Electric Code and Electrical Calculations when ...

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Plan to attend the 2016 Construction Law Survival Seminar. Click to download the PDF.

General Contractor Risk Increases with New Virginia Law

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The Virginia Code was amended effective July 1, 2015. A contract provision is now null ...

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Apprentice at work

Apprenticeship Programs Receive Federal Funding Boost


Apprenticeship programs, like IEC Chesapeake’s Apprenticeship Program, which are vital in solving many key ...

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OSHA Fines Set to Increase


As part of the congressional budget deal signed into law by President Obama on November ...

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Rexel Tablet Pro

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Rexel Tablet Pro

Risk Management

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Risk Management: A Peek Inside Your Company Culture

Siemens National Electrical Code

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Siemens National Electrical Code (NEC) 240.87

GE NEC 240.87

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National Electrical Code Updates - NEC 240.87 Arc Energy Reduction

Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

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