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Is Your Path an Adventure- Or Forced March?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
11/4/2019

IEC Chesapeake has blogged about the history of apprenticeship, traditions in the U.S. and Europe, and about the notion that pathways to education should be seen as pathways; an adventure, not a forced march.

A recent Forbes article by Jack Kelly (Senior Contributor, October 3rd), “Why Some Say College is No Longer the Sure Path to Success”, raises a number of important points. Perhaps one of the most compelling is that Americans encourage 17 and 18 year old's to take on huge college or university debts when, on the other hand, we deem them underage to drink or ...

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Milwaukee Announces MX FUEL Equipment System

11/1/2019

Milwaukee is excited to announce the launch of its new MX FUEL Equipment System! 

MX FUEL™ Equipment System revolutionizes the light equipment market by delivering ...

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Webinar: Marijuana in the Workplace

11/1/2019

Employers are increasingly perplexed about how to avoid mistakes in confronting the use of marijuana by employees, on and off the clock.  

In this webinar ...

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Workplace Violence

10/12/2019

Violence in the workplace has gained extra attention in the media lately.

Shootings at large retail centers, medical professionals attacked by patients — high-profile occurrences such ...

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The Senate Career & Education Caucus

2/26/2016

Five employers from industries that rely on skilled workers came to Capitol Hill yesterday to ...

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Forest

If a college degree falls in a forest, and no one is there to hear it….does it still make a sound?

2/24/2016

CTE Month® is a public awareness campaign ACTE holds each February to celebrate Career and ...

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Drop Dead Article

The “Drop Dead” Theory of Mentoring and the Current Brain Drain of the Workforce

2/24/2016

About ten years ago, one of our contractor members told me he operated on a ...

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NEC Part 2

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Mike Holt's 2014 Changes to the NEC Part 2 - Online Course

2/23/2016

This user-friendly online program is based on Mike Holt's best-selling Code Change book and ...

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NEC Part 1

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Mike Holt's 2014 Changes to the NEC Part 1 - Online Course

2/23/2016

This user-friendly online program is based on Mike Holt's best-selling Code Change book and ...

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2/18/2016
Federated Employment Practices Network

Can You Ask for a Waiver for Workers’ Compensation Claims?

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2/8/2016

Question: Can the company request an employee, including a pregnant worker, to sign a waiver ...

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Stolen Uniforms

Alana Brown, PayChex HR Solutions
2/8/2016

­Topic:  I don’t think I want my termed employees uniform or gear I gave ...

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IEC Chesapeake Thanks Thomas & Betts for Their Generous Donation

2/8/2016

We want to recognize Associate Partner, Thomas & Betts, for a generous gift of 25 ABB ...

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One Source Speaker

IEC Chesapeake Thanks One Source Associates, Third Party Speaker to Apprentices

2/8/2016

We want to recognize Associate Partner, One Source Associates, as a Third Party Speaker to ...

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BelAir Engineering

IEC Chesapeake Thanks BelAir Engineering for Their Generous Donation

2/8/2016

IEC Chesapeake wants to recognize Associate Partner, Belair Engineering and Service Co. ,Inc., for a ...

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Milwaukee Tools

IEC Chesapeake thanks Milwaukee Tools for their generous donation.

2/8/2016

We want to recognize Associate Partner, Milwaukee Tools, for a generous gift to the Laurel ...

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