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The N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) has a resource that has been in place for a while that is designed specifically to assist employers with safety and health issues.

New figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, show the nonfatal workplace injury and illness rate for North Carolina's private industry remains at a historic low for 2022 with a rate of 2.2 cases per 100 full-time workers.

On Dec. 13, from noon to 3 p.m., the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program will collect toys at 4 W Edenton St., in front of the Labor Building. This is the 25th year that the N.C. Department of Labor and its Toys for Tots partners have co-hosted this annual toy drive.

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson will convene a meeting of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Advisory Council on Wednesday, Nov. 1. The meeting—slated to begin at 10 a.m.—will be held in-person at Randolph Community College’s Martha Luck Comer Foundation Conference Center.

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson and MaryBe McMillan, President, North Carolina State AFL-CIO released the following statement regarding Workers’ Memorial Day 2023:

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson will convene a meeting of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Advisory Council on Tuesday, May 2. The meeting—slated to begin at 10 a.m.—will be held in-person at the NCDOL Lake Boone Trail Office in Raleigh.

The N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) and Barringer Construction celebrated the completion of the safety and health construction partnership for the building of a foundry known as Charlotte Pipe and Foundry.

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson released the following statement regarding Medicaid Expansion:

Safety is engrained in every aspect of life. For some, it is a way of life. This is the case at Sonoco Recycling in Jacksonville and Wilmington. The two sites received their first Carolina Star recertification awards Wednesday, March 1.

On Friday, Dec. 9, Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson visited the construction site of North Carolina’s first “net-zero energy” domestic violence shelter.