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Newsroom & Insights: Announcements

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IEC Welcomes New Executive Vice President/CEO Spenser Villwock

IEC Welcomes New Executive Vice President/CEO Spenser VillwockAlexandria, VA – The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) welcomes Spenser Villwock, MNM, CAE, as Executive Vice President/CEO...

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CNA Named Official IEC Sponsor in Safety

The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) and CNA today announced CNA as the official IEC sponsor in safety. Through this partnership, CNA will provide resources and support to help IEC members maintain safe jobsites. CNA will also continue as an IEC National Platinum Industry Partner, IEC’s highest level of corporate sponsorship.

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Insights Magazine and IEC Website Win 2015 Hermes Creative Awards

IEC is proud to announce that Insights Magazine and the IEC website have each won a 2015 Hermes Creative Award. Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry of marketing and communication professionals. The Code Issue (January/February 2014) of Insights Magazine won a Platinum Award and the overall IEC website won a Gold Award.

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IEC Apprenticeship Program Earns Students 40 Hours of College Credit

IEC is proud to announce that the 2015 review of its Apprenticeship Program by the American Council on Education (ACE) has recommended 40 semester hours of college credit. The 40 semester hours of credit is an increase from previous reviews.

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IEC Gives Back at Arlington Food Assistance Center

IEC National staff gathered at the Arlington Food Assistance Center on Friday, March 20 to bag and stack 2,500 pounds of oatmeal and dried beans. These bags of food will go directly to helping families in Arlington County, Virginia.

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IEC Welcomes Candels Estimating as Bronze Industry Partner

IEC is proud to announce that Candels Estimating will join its community of industry partners as a Bronze Partner. Candels Estimating provides a range of services from the typical “plans and specs” projects to those requiring budgeting, design, or value engineering.

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IEC PRIDE PAC Supported Candidates in 2014 Election

One hundred percent of the 33 candidates that received PRIDE PAC support this election successfully won their elections on November 4. PRIDE PAC is IEC’s federal political action committee (PAC) and is funded entirely through voluntary personal donations from IEC members.

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DOL Issues Final Rule Establishing Federal Contractor Minimum Wage

On October 1, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division issued a final rule establishing a minimum wage of $10.10 for all federal contracted workers effective January 1, 2015. The rule applies to new contracts and renewals of expiring contracts with the federal government for construction covered by the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA). Any contract covered by the DBA and its implementing regulations is subject to the minimum wage requirement; however, contracts that are subject only to the Davis-Bacon Related Acts are exempt.

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Republicans Gain Senate Control, Pick Up House Seats in Midterm Election

In what is being declared a “Republican wave,” GOP candidates swept key congressional races on November 4 to take control of the United States Senate and gain an additional 13 seats in the House of Representatives.

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IEC Welcomes Hubbell as a Gold Partner

IEC is pleased to announce that Hubbell has joined IEC’s community of industry partners as a Gold Partner. Hubbell encompasses several divisions, including Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems, Hubbell Lighting, and Burndy.

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