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For all questions regarding businesses considered essential under Executive Order 121 (“Stay At Home Order”), visit the NC Department of Revenue website or contact your local law enforcement agency.  NCDOL has no authority to issue any permit to any business in relation to EO 121.

For all unemployment insurance benefit questions, visit the NC Division of Employment Security website.

For all worker’s compensation questions, visit the NC Industrial Commission website.

Meet Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson

The labor commissioner is a constitutional officer elected statewide by the people of North Carolina to serve a four-year term running concurrently with the governor and all other members of the Council of State. On Jan. 2, 2021, Josh Dobson was sworn in as North Carolina's 18th labor commissioner.

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