According to the Morning Call Newspaper, a felon who was allegedly high while operating demolition equipment when a downtown building collapsed and killed six people will be charged with involuntary manslaughter, a top city official said.
The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the second annual National Apprenticeship Week will be celebrated November 14-18, 2016. As you recall from last year’s inaugural kick off of this event, IEC chapters coast-to-coast hosted celebratory events in their campus locations to feature their apprenticeship programs.
Receiving an IEC National Award is a tremendous achievement. Members and chapters are encouraged to take advantage of this significant opportunity for visible and tangible recognition. Be appreciated by your peers for your many accomplishments.
Workforce leader, WorkforceGPS, recently hosted a webinar titled "Best Practices in Retention and Supportive Services for Women in the Construction Industry."
In June 2016, Congress held hearings on the impact the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new rule governing overtime pay will have on businesses.
In an effort to keep the issues that impact your IEC members in front of the members of Congress, IEC is convening an “In-District Policy Conference” this August.
The application process for the September apprenticeship class has closed. Applications will be accepted for the January class from August 2nd until December 1, 2016. Applications will be taken Tuesday through Thursday at the IEC office from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Former IEC Fort Worth/Tarrant County Chapter past president Allen Pennington passed away July 20th at the age of 82. Allen was an integral part of IEC from 1968 when he established Pennington Electric, Inc. He was very active in the chapter and served as President in 1980.