IEC ED Niel Dawson Update – May 22nd
I find it very interesting that all the chatter right now is about reopening, when electrical contractors have never closed! Some of our office workers have worked from home, but by and large, it has been business as usual (other than safety protocols) for the construction industry.
As stay at home orders relax, the IEC will begin to reopen to live classes beginning in June. Our BIG 50th Graduation is July 10th and apprenticeship classes will begin July 27th, all with strict safety protocols in place. Register for the live Zoom town hall meetings below to hear all the details and the great lineup of events we have planned for you!
As we continue to monitor work levels, delays and supply chain issues, it is somewhat of a mixed bag, but the biggest theme we have heard from our membership is the delay of jobs that have been awarded and then put on hold. There is also pressure on job pricing, even when the cost of doing business has gone up due to safety protocols, supplies and lower productivity from workers. Please keep us updated on issues as they arise so that we can better serve you!
IEC Atlanta Town Hall Meeting – June 2nd @ Noon
Register Here for this important update to the Atlanta Chapter contractors and partners as we begin to offer on site classes and events.
IEC Georgia Town Hall Meeting – June 4th @ Noon
Register Here for this important update to the Georgia Chapter contractors and partners as we begin to offer on site classes and events
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PPP Loan Forgiveness Application ReleasedThe application includes step-by-step instructions on how to perform the calculations required by the CARES Act to confirm eligibility for loan forgiveness. However, the SBA has not yet released regulations and guidance on loan forgiveness that will ultimately impact how borrowers complete the application in a more educated manner. Learn more/application form The Chamber of Commerce also released at step-by-step guide.
Announcing the 2020 Apprentice of the Year Competition!
The Atlanta 4th year graduates will compete on June 1st & 3rd.
Online 4th year graduates will compete on June 13th and are still being qualified. All of these events will be sent out on Facebook Live Feed. Watch for the details, but you must follow us on Facebook to see the feed! For those watching, we will be raffling prizes, so be sure to watch! These will be virtual events.
Here’s the Atlanta Competitors:
Madison “Maddi” Bledsoe
Penco Electrical Contraactors
Bentley “Nathan” Butler
Waddy Electrical Enterprises
Electrical Contractor, Inc
David Macias Montes
Electrical Contractor, Inc
Titan Electric of Georgia
Gene Lynn Electric
Thank you for your continued support of the IEC Atlanta/Georgia Chapters! Stay safe and have a great weekend!
Niel and the entire IEC Staff