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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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Archive

Wiring Contest For Year 1

5/17/2016

Year 1 Wire Off Contest 

April 19th 2016

 

On April 19th we held a wire ...

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Trouble Shooting Day 2

5/13/2016

Trouble Shooting Day 2

Saturday October 8, 2016 7:30am-4:30pm

 

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Programmable Logic Controllers

5/13/2016

Programmable Logic Controller

Friday,  September 30th 2016, 9:00am-2:00pm

 

 

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Math Refresher-Training Tuesday

5/10/2016

 

Training Tuesday

Math Refresher

Tuesday August 16, 2016

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Remove a disciplinary write up from personnel files? When and how?

5/9/2016

Question: An employee was written up for calling out sick but the employee had a ...

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Spark Recognition

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SPARK Recognition

5/6/2016

This program is a method for you to evaluate your company’s safety program by ...

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IEC Awards

2016 IEC National Awards

5/4/2016

Receiving an IEC National Award is a tremendous achievement, and we urge members and chapters ...

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Election Results

Election Results Are In

5/2/2016

Baltimore City Primary Election

Voters in Baltimore City elected the Mayor City Council President, Comptroller ...

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Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

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