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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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2018 Election Report – National and Maryland Overview

12/3/2018

The 2018 election was one for the record books, both nationally and in Maryland. Votes ...

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Howard County Public Schools Pathways

Electrician Pre-Apprenticeship Pathways Information Sessions

12/2/2018

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) high school students interested in a career as an ...

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DOL Apprenticeship.gov

DOL Launches Apprenticeship.Gov and Apprenticeship Finder

12/2/2018

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the launch of Apprenticeship.gov, an innovative ...

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NJ Solar Commitment

Joseph Fiordaliso, NJBPU president

New Milestone Underscores New Jersey's Solar Commitment

12/2/2018

This month, New Jersey surpassed a milestone of 100,000 installed solar projects, and the ...

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OSHA eBooks

Select OSHA Publications Available in eBook Format

12/2/2018

OSHA eBooks are designed to increase readability on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

  • Employee ...
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Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

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