IEC Dallas and Fort Worth/Tarrant County Chapters will hold a Contractor Reception and annual tradeshow on September 15th at the Texas Rangers Stadium Cholula Porch. Come for the most up to date info about the electrical industry, visit with all the exhibitors and other attendees. There will be free educational seminars and drawing prizes. $100.00 will be given away every hour!
Apprenticeship school starts the week of September first. It looks like we definitely will have one of the largest enrollments ever! Special thanks to these companies for their donations to the IEC classrooms:
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.