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Happy Independence to our Independents! 

A Letter from the CEO As we celebrate the independence of our country, we are reminded why our merit shop philosophy and network of independents is so important. By definition, we are “free from outside control; not depending on another’s authority; and not depending on another for livelihood or subsistence.” Our network of Independent Electrical […]

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Code Question of the Month – July 2021

In an area used for patient care, the grounding terminals of all receptacles and all non-current-carrying conductive surfaces of fixed electric equipment likely to become energized that are subject to personal contact, operating at over ___, shall be connected to an insulated copper equipment grounding conductor. Select one: 10 volts 20 amps 100 volts 15 […]

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IECRM Wrapped Up its First-Ever Pre-Apprenticeship with Sky-Rocketing Success!

On Wednesday, June 30, IECRM graduated its first class of students in the AMPLIFY electrical pre-apprenticeship program. Within this diverse group of men and women were represented military veterans, African American community members, Latinx community members, current high school students, recently graduated high school students, college graduates, and individuals entering their second career. In other […]

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IECRM Graduated its Largest Class of Apprentices Ever

Nearly 100% Employed with No College Debt On Saturday, June 5th, a special graduation ceremony was held to honor the record-breaking 213 apprentices graduating from IECRM’s 4-Year Electrical Apprentice Training Program. Most pandemic restrictions were lifted just in time for the big event. Students were able to graduate in person at the Westin Westminster in […]

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Operation Graduation

Janet Martin, President of Bret’s Electric and President of the IEC National Board, is Zipping Across the Country to Ignite Excitement in IEC’s Graduating Apprentices Hundreds of IEC apprentices are graduating across the U.S. this summer and IEC is celebrating their hard work, accomplishments, and bright futures through Operation Graduation. Operation Graduation will follow 2021 […]

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2021 Member Forums: What Keeps You Awake at Night?

IECRM began holding regular Member Forums – beyond the monthly Safety Forum we conduct each month – at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. From March through December 2020, we all enjoyed lively and rich exchanges of critical information about the impact of COVID-19 on our businesses, employees, and our lives. When determining the topic […]

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Spark the Leader Within You

Apply for the IECRM Emerging Leaders Program Now in its Tenth Year Running! Would you like to sharpen your leadership skills? Or do you have someone in mind who would thrive in a leadership role, given the right training, tools, and skills? Sign up for IECRM’s award-winning Emerging Leaders Program. Classes are one weekday per […]

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IEC National Awards Deadline is on the Horizon

Let’s show the Industry how Independent Contractors Light Up the Sky! Submit a nomination and get your team recognized for your best work! Receiving an IEC National Award is a tremendous achievement so take advantage of this firecracker of an opportunity for visible and tangible recognition. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!  The deadline […]

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