Labor Ledger


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Summary
2022 September-October Edition

Articles in this issue include: Novartis Technical Operations Receives Third Star Recertification; 2022 Annual Carolina Star Safety Conference; FOCUS: The NCDOL Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Bureau (REDB); Retaliatory Rights; Deadly Mistakes; and
Workplace Worries.

2022 July-August Edition

Articles in this issue include: NCDOL Highlights Heat Illness Prevention Strategies; NCDOL Legislative Update; Cypress Glen Retirement Community Recertified as SHARP Site; Retaliatory Rights; Deadly Mistakes; and Workplace Worries.

2022 May-June Edition

Articles in this issue include: Syngenta Receives 21 Million-Hour Safety Award; Special Star Team Member Training; Messer Construction Awarded Building Star in Cabarrus County; Workers' Memorial Day Statement; Bureau Chief Explains the Benefits of NCDOL's Consultative Services; The Quartz Corp. Hosts NCDOL Representatives in Yancey County; Retaliatory Rights; Workplace Worries; and Deadly Mistakes.

2022 March-April Edition

Articles in this issue include: NCDOL Recertifies Butterball Turkey Processing Facility as Carolina Star Site; Caterpillar Safety Services Representative Presents “4 Domains of Safety Leadership” at Utility Contractors’ Meeting; N.C. Department of Labor Presents Boon Edam with SHARP Award; N.C. Association of Agricultural Fairs Meets in Cary for Annual Convention; Harrisburg Public Works, Public Sector SHARP Designation; Retaliatory Rights; Deadly Mistakes; and Workplace Worries.
 

2022 January-February Edition

Articles in this issue include: NCDOL Releases Workplace Fatality Count for 2021; Commissioner's Statement on the Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard; Highland Brewing Co. SHARP Award Ceremony; Safety Awards Application Now Open; NCDOL, Sanders Utility Safety Partnership; Rodgers-Holt SHARP Award Recognition; State's Injury and Illness Rates Continue to Decline; Retaliatory Rights; Deadly Mistakes; and Workplace Worries.

2021 November-December Edition

Articles in this issue include: Joint Public Sector Star Recertification for Two Divisions of the City of Charlotte Aviation Department; Devices Certified Before 16th Annual Historic Boiler Show in Carthage; N.C. State Fair Returns Following 2020 Cancellation; NCDOL’s Mediation Program: One Year Later; Second Annual Toys for Tots “Drive-By and Drop Off” Event to Be Hosted at the Labor Building; Retaliatory Rights; Deadly Mistakes; and Workplace Worries
 

2021 September-October Edition

Articles in this issue include: One NCDOL, Holder - Edison Foard - Leeper Alliance Opens as Another Closes; Annual N.C. Mine Safety and Health Conference Has Record Attendance; 2021 Annual Carolina Star Safety Conference; Senate Bill 208, “Labor Law Changes” Becomes Law; North Carolina Fairs Play on After 2020 Season Cancellations; Mexican Consulate Re-Signs Alliance with NCDOL.

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.