Industry experts sit with Master Electrician, and Electrical Association Director of Education, Mike Miller about trends and challenges facing contractors, talking shop, and everything needed to keep electricians in-the-know.
Goodwill-Easter Seals is a workforce partner of the Electrical Association. Mike sits down with Kristen to learn about the organization, the YouthBuild program, and more!
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Summit Academy OIC is one of the Electrical Association's workforce partners. Mike sits down with Amanda to learn about the school, the participants, and much more. Take a listen!
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Electrical vehicle charging stations are popping up all over Minnesota and there is a need for more electricians to be certified to work on them. Beth Kallestad, Principal Sustainability Planner at the Office of Sustainability and Public Health for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, discusses with Mike the requirements for EV charging station certification, Minnesota's EV Infrastructure Plan and more!
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Employment laws have changed since the last time Kate was a guest. Kate came back to chat with Mike about the latest legislative session and how employers should update their employee handbooks to reflect the new changes.
As of August 1, 2023 recreational marijuana will be legal in Minnesota. Employment law attorney, Kate Bischoff, joins Mike Miller in this episode to discuss what employers can expect when this new law goes into effect.
The 2023 legislative session was a busy one for Minnesota. A lot of changes have been made to the labor laws. Tom joins Mike on the podcast again to inform listeners of the new laws to help keep everyone informed and up to date.
Cyber attacks happen all the time. People and businesses needs to understand the importance of cyber security. Marc Miller and his employees at Imagine IT are here to help. Marc sits down with Mike in our latest episode to discusses the importance of being aware of cyber attacks and what to do if your system is compromised.
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The GAP School is one of the newest workforce partnerships with the association. Mike sits down with Tony to learn about the school, the participants, and much more. Take a listen!
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MN DLI Investigation Supervisor, Sean O'Neil, joins our host, Mike Miller, on our latest podcast episode. Sean and Mike discuss many things including how people act when they learn they are being investigated, what it is like during an investigation and the top violation complaints that Sean and his team receive.
The newest service available through the Electrical Association is Project 2 Payment. Vice President of Sales, Ryan Beck, discusses with Mike Miller how this service can help make the customer experience easier and more efficient during your projects.
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The Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law on August 16, 2022. Katie Jones from CEE talks with our host, Mike Miller, about how this law will help you both personally and professionally.
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Polly has been working in the electrical industry for decades. She went from working on the jobsite to now being the Dean of Construction Sciences & Building Technology at Dunwoody College. Polly talks with our host Mike Miller as to what it is like being a woman in the industry.
Episode 12 - Employee Handbooks in the Electrical Industry w/ Kate Bischoff, Employment Law Attorney
Kate Bischoff stopped by the office to talk to Mike Miller about employee handbooks for the electrical industry. Kate and Mike discuss what should be in your handbook, how long it should be, how Kate can help your business, and so much more!
Chad Kurdi joins Mike Miller to talk about electrical charging stations and how the BKV Group uses them in their projects.
Former President of the Electrical Association, Judi Rubin, and past Chair and owner of Norman's Electric Service Inc, Tom Kopperud, stopped by the office to talk with Executive Director, Clara Albert, to talk about the history of the Electrical Association.
Chief Electrical Inspector with the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Dean Hunter, stops by the office to talk with Mike Miller about the upcoming changes in the 2023 code book.
Mike chats with Ron Wirtz of the Federal Reserve about Inflation, factors affecting high supply costs, and Ron's work in the banking system.
Tom Revnew joins Mike Miller to discuss recent developments concerning the use of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) in federal projects and their impacts on merit-shop contractors.
Mike Miller visits with Gary Helm, Association Health Plan Consultant with North Risk Partners in Mendota Heights, MN on the ins-and-outs of the Health Spark healthcare plan now available to members of the Electrical Association.
The Association's newly elected President, Jeff Kunkel, joins Mike Miller to discuss the importance of electrical apprenticeships and how the Electrical Association can help apprentices get the training they need to succeed in the electrical industry.
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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