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House Committee Holds Hearing on Closing the Skills Gap

The House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development held a hearing titled, “Closing the Skills Gap: Private Sector Solutions for America's Workforce.”

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Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion Holds Final Meeting

The Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion held its final meeting, during which it voted to approve its final recommendations to the President...

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NLRB Announces Plan to Issue Joint Employer Rule

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced its plans “to issue a proposed rule (on joint employment) as soon as possible.”

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IEC Urges Repeal of ‘Ambush’ Election Rules

IEC submitted comments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in response to its request for information on the “Ambush” election rules, which went into effect in 2015...

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PAC or PEF – How are They Different?

IEC National is actively involved in the legislation and politics revolving around the merit shop electrical contracting industry...

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Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion Holds Third Meeting

The Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion held its second web conference meeting and fourth meeting overall on Tuesday, April 10, 2018...

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Workforce Policy Issues Dominate Policy Conference

Much of the focus of the 2018 National Policy Conference was on policies that impact the merit shop electrical contracting industry’s workforce...

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Tell the S-Corp Association How Tax Reform Has Impacted You

To help provide policymakers with a better sense of how the Main Street business community is affected by the new law, the S-Corp Association is requesting pass-through businesses to fill out a brief survey that will aid in its advocacy efforts...

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IEC Issues Comments on Association Health Plans

On March 6, IEC submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in response to its proposed rule that was issued as a result of President Trump’s executive order titled, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States,” which directs the federal government to expand access to Association Health Plans...

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NLRB Vacates Joint Employer Case; Returns to BFI Standard

The NLRB vacated the joint employer decision in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd., returning to the expanded standard that was decided in the 2015 Browning Ferris case...

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