Labor Ledger


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Summary
2021 July-August Edition

Articles in this issue include: Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson Visits Two Carolina Star Sites in Columbus County; Knowing the Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stress Could Save a Life; NCDOL Adopts Federal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard; 2021 Safety Awards Banquet Schedule; Get Ready for 2021 “Safe + Sound” Week in August; and Updated Labor Law Posters Available for Free.

2021 May-June Edition

Articles in this issue include: Commissioner Dobson Tours Newly Constructed Belmont Middle School; NCDOL Launches New Process for Obtaining Youth Employment Certificates; Amentum Celebrates First Carolina Star Certification; Library Update.

2021 March-April Edition

Articles in this issue include: New Safety Awards Coordinator Brings New Face to Program; Town of Mooresville Police Department Earns SHARP Recognition; NCDOL Provides Virtual Consultation for Small Businesses During Pandemic; Employers Urged to Support COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts.

2021 January-February Edition

Articles in this issue include: Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson Announces His Senior Leadership Team, Former Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry Receives the Carolina Star Safety Conference Lifetime Achievement Award, Posting of Injury and Illness Summary Required, New Labor Law Posters Available March 1, NCDOL Releases Workplace Fatality Count for 2020.

2020 November-December Edition

Articles in this issue include: From Linthead to Queen, NC's Workplace Injury and Illness Rate Remains at a Historic Low, REDB Launches New Mediation Program.

2020 September-October Edition

Articles in this issue include: Archer Western Earns Carolina Building Star Designation; Businesses Participate in Safe + Sound Week; Mt. Olive Pickle Co. Maintains Carolina Star Designation; Poster Scammers Persistent, NCDOL Urges Businesses to Stay Vigilant; Safety Award Highlights.

2020 July-August Edition

Articles in this issue include: Caterpillar Facility in Sanford Receives Fifth Carolina Star Recertification; Protect Workers From Heat Stress; 2020 OSHA Standards Books Available; Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19; Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Rule Changes

2020 May-June Edition

Articles in this issue include: Federal and State Agencies Provide Guidance for Working Safely During COVID-19 Pandemic; COVID-19 and the Retaliatory Employment Descrimination Act (REDA); Library Update; New Alpine Coaster Opens in Avery County; Pool Safety Hazard Alert Reminder

2020 March-April Edition

Articles in this issue include: Process for Obtaining Youth Employment Certificates Soon to Change; Safety Professionals Present Experience Rate Modifier Research; Four Growers Recognized at Annual Gold Star Growers Meeting

2020 January-February Edition

Articles in this issue include: Falls Lead Work-Related Fatal Incidents in Tar Heel State; Gov. Cooper Appoints Jennifer Haigwood as Chair of N.C. Human Trafficking Commission; HBCU/MSI Fellows From NCDOT Visit NCDOL