Some may argue that an important attribute of a qualified individual in the electrical industry is the ability to recognize electrical hazards. An electrical hazard is a dangerous condition that could result in electric shock, arc flash burn, thermal burn, or arc blast injury. The first step to success is to understand what electrical hazards are and then to realize that not all electrical equipment or applications are the same. The journey to recognizing electrical hazards is not necessarily straight forward but there are some basic concepts that once understood can make a difference in success.
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Consistency is a key ingredient of success in many activities – including investing. And one technique that can help you become a more consistent investor is paying yourself first.
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It’s your chance to elevate your chapter and IEC’s apprenticeship program during National Apprenticeship Week, taking place next week, November 12 – 17, 2018.
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On October 23, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) published proposed rules in the Federal Register that seek to make it easier for small businesses to form association retirement plans.
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IEC joined a coalition of employer organizations in an amicus brief in known as UPS Ground Frieght v NLRB.
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Late last month, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) issued a 30 day extension for comments on its proposed joint employer rule.
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With Democrats taking control of the House and Republicans maintaining control of the Senate, IEC faces an uphill battle as it seeks to advance its policy agenda.
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The PEF Patriot Program continues to grow and help expand IEC’s advocacy program. So far this year, PEF sponsors helped raise nearly $40,000 for PRIDE PAC, funded professionally crafted comments on critical regulatory proposals, and enabled participation in important amicus briefs before the National Labor Relations Board.
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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a package of bills commonly referred to as Tax Reform 2.0. The legislation includes a provision to make the tax rate for S-Corporations established in the initial tax reform bill permanent.
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IEC recently submitted comments and joined the comments of the Coalition for Workplace Safety to OSHA on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)
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