Independent Electrical Contractors provides advocacy through representation of merit shop workforce issues, including state and federal employment regulations, project labor agreements, union activities (salting), association health plans, and employment discrimination.
IEC is actively engaged in developing codes and standards for the electrical industry.
IEC has Political Action Committees (PACs) to provide advocacy support on behalf of IEC members.
IEC National participates in state and federal apprentice advisory boards.
IEC strongly believes in building a strong workforce that can adapt to changing economic times and bolster the electrical contracting industry. In this aim, IEC reaches out to various audiences to create relationships and provide education about the electrical industry.