Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor rescinded a policy put in place in the last days of the Obama administration known as “Guidelines for Reviewing Apprentice to Journeyworker Ratio Requests.”
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IEC National’s annual Apprentice of the Year (AoY) competition is the biggest event IEC apprentices prepare for all year. It’s a grueling three-day competition involving early mornings, long days, and timed events judged with watchful eyes. If that doesn’t sound stressful enough, it takes two and a half days and about 60 volunteers to prepare the competition area.
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While the economy has been expanding for the last nine years, some economists predict a slow-down or the next recession to begin around 2019 and onwards. Here at MCA Inc. working with our contractors we believe, based on the collective backlog and barring any major catastrophic events both naturally and socially that we may see the next slow down around 2022-2023.
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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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