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IEC National EVP/CEO Thayer Long Elected to the ESFI Board of Directors

The Independent Electrical Contractors’ (IEC) National Executive Vice President/CEO Thayer Long has been elected to the Electrical Safety Foundation International’s (ESFI) Board of Directors. Long’s nomination was unanimously approved at an ESFI Board of Directors meeting.

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IEC Announces Winners of Apprentice Short Story Contest

IEC is proud to announce the winners of the Seventh Annual IEC Apprentice Short Story Contest. The first place winner is Ryan Tedford of Encore Electric, a fourth-year apprentice at IEC Rocky Mountain.

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IEC Welcomes FLIR Systems as a Bronze Partner

IEC is pleased to announce that FLIR Systems, Inc. will join its community of industry partners as a Bronze Partner. FLIR offers the widest selection of infrared cameras for everyone from beginners to professionals.

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IEC Welcomes Schneider Electric as a Partner in Learning

The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is pleased to announce Schneider Electric as an IEC Partner in Learning. With this partnership, Schneider Electric has invested in IEC’s world-class training program and is dedicated to providing the workforce with qualified and educated electrical professionals.

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Eaton and IEC Survey Finds Growing Awareness of Dangers of Counterfeit Electrical Products Among IEC Members

Power management company Eaton and the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) today announced results from a joint survey of IEC members that validates the importance of educational campaigns focusing on the dangers and prevalence of counterfeit electrical products. The survey results indicate that educational programs are helping to increase awareness of the dangers of counterfeit products and providing the tools needed to make informed purchasing decisions, key learnings that will help increase electrical safety. The results also reveal that more work is needed to share best practices and encourage collaboration in order to thwart counterfeiting.

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IEC Welcomes MILWAUKEE TOOL as a Partner in Learning

IEC is pleased to announce MILWAUKEE TOOL will become an IEC Partner in Learning. With this partnership, MILWAUKEE TOOL has invested in IEC’s training program and is dedicated to providing the workforce with qualified and educated electrical professionals.

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IEC Submits Hearing Statement on Career and Technical Education

IEC submitted a written statement for the hearing record to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on ways to improve career and technical education. The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education invited education system representatives – both from administration and from public schools – to testify on challenges perceived and possible solutions to overcome them in “Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs: A Discussion on Career and Technical Education and Training Programs.”

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IEC Submits Testimony on OSHA Circumvention of Regulatory Process

On Tuesday, February 4, IEC submitted written testimony for the record to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s Subcommittee on Workforce Protections hearing “OSHA's Regulatory Agenda: Changing Long-Standing Policies Outside the Public Rulemaking Process.” The hearing focus was recent actions taken by OSHA to regulate by other means without issuing rules through the formal public comment and review process.

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IEC Welcomes Legrand as the First Partner in Learning

Recently, Legrand agreed to become IEC’s first Partner in Learning. With this partnership, Legrand has invested in IEC’s training program and is dedicated to providing the workforce with qualified and educated electrical professionals.

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Fleetmatics Joins IEC as Bronze Industry Partner

IEC is pleased to welcome Fleetmatics, a leading provider of GPS fleet management solutions, as a Bronze level National Industry Partner. Fleetmatics helps small and medium-sized businesses meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets.

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