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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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The Senate Career & Education Caucus


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

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


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


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


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

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NEC Part 1

Click to download full PDF.

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


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

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Sprint Offer to IEC

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Federated Employment Practices Network

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

© 2014 Advisors Law Group, All Rights Reserved To learn more about the Federated Employment Practices Network®, contact your local Federated Marketing Representative, or visit

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

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

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ABB Cam Switches

IEC Chesapeake Thanks Thomas & Betts for Their Generous Donation


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


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


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.


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

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