North Carolina Department Of Labor Coverage
Vaccine mandate 'creates a whole set of challenges,' NC official says
State Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson discusses his concerns with the Biden administration's vaccine requirement for workers in thousands of businesses.
State cites, fines contractors in downtown Durham blast that killed two
The state Department of Labor has issued a series of citations and more than $21,000 in fines for the massive natural gas explosion six months ago near downtown Durham that killed two people, injured two dozen others and left a pile of rubble near Brightleaf Square.
Even after hurricane, companies can fire employees who can't make it to work
After hearing from a woman who said she lost her power in Hurricane Florence but was still fired for not showing up for a shift at the restaurant where she worked, 5 on Your Side checked on state regulations regarding such moves.
Ready for a summer job? 9 things teens, parents need to know about summer work in North Carolina
The number of youth work permits that the N.C. Department of Labor has issued to teens has seen a steady increase in the past four years - up from 58,675 in fiscal year 2014 to 81,478 in fiscal year 2017. That's a nearly 40 percent jump.