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On Wednesday, Oct. 12, N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) Commissioner Josh Dobson presented Metcon, Inc. (Metcon) with a Building Star recertification award at the Raleigh office location. This is Metcon’s second recertification as a Building Star site. 

The N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) recertified the city of Mount Airy as a participant in the Public Sector Star Program on Thursday, Oct. 6.

Cypress Glen Retirement Community earned recertification as a participant in the N.C. Department of Labor’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) during a ceremony held at the company’s Greenville facility on Thursday, July 14. 

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson released the following statement regarding the state budget bill:

Cintas Corp.’s Fire Protection Division Location F99 in Durham was recognized as a Carolina Star site during a ceremony on Thursday, June 9. Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson provided keynote remarks and presented the Carolina Star award and flag to company leadership.

LANXESS Corp.’s High Performance Materials (HPM) facility in Gastonia was recognized for their outstanding safety record by earning initial certification as a Carolina Star Site on Wednesday, June 1.

Biogen RTP Bio was recognized for their outstanding safety record by being recertified for a second time as a Carolina Star Site at the Research Triangle Park (RTP) facility on Thursday, May 26.

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award at the second annual Alumni Awards Ceremony held on Monday, May 9, at the McDowell Technical Community College (MTCC) Crane Resistoflex Auditorium.

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson will convene a meeting of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Advisory Council on Thursday, May 12. The meeting—slated to begin at 10 a.m.—will be held in-person and virtually from the NCDOL Lake Boone Trail Office in Raleigh.

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson and MaryBe McMillan, President, North Carolina State AFL-CIO released the following statement regarding Workers’ Memorial Day 2022: