IEC ED Niel Dawson Update – August 14th
US Senator Kelly Loeffler Kicks Off IEC Atlanta Luncheons
IEC Atlanta Chapter held its monthly luncheon meeting August 11th after months of meeting virtually. Senator Loeffler has represented the Georgia Senate office since January 2020, serving alongside Senator David Perdue.
Senator Loeffler was greeted by Executive Director, Niel Dawson, IEC Atlanta Board President, Bob Harmon of Harmon Electric and Associate Executive Director Todd Hawkins for a tour of IEC’s 10,000 square foot training facility. Senator Loeffler received a first- hand view of IEC’s detailed lab set up, designed to give its apprentices hands-on training. From touring the building, Senator Loeffler went on to address 30 business owners and managers. IEC Contractors members came out to show their support and to hear the Senator speak on the concerns that affect the industry, their business and how the Senator supports the merit shop contractor.
PPP Loan Forgiveness
The Small Business Administration Opened its PPP forgiveness portal on August 10th, but many small businesses will have to wait, but why? It’s because the potential for shifting guidance, new legislation and a desire to fully prepare for a flood of applications means bank have little incentive to launch right away. To find out more details register for IEC’s Free Financial Challenges & Opportunities Webinar on Tuesday, August 18th at 11am.
COVID-19 Exposure Situations and Guidelines
There are three (3) basic exposure situations, and each has a different protocol. IEC has developed guidelines for all of the exposure situations: 1) Employee exhibiting symptoms, 2) Employee tests positive, 3) Employee has close contact. We want to share this document with you so that you can modify it for your business, and number two, so you are aware of the safety protocols we have in place for your students as they attend class and the IEC staff and instructors. Please be aware, as with all documentation surrounding COVIC-19, it must be updated based upon the latest information from the CDC. Download document
Need to Restock Your PPE?
Contact IEC Member Better Safe Now They have masks (N95, KN95, Cloth, Paper) and other PPE. For large quantity discounts contact William Kim at 678-608-2754 or 201-776-4994.
Welcome New Members
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