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The North Carolina Office of State Human Resources will partner with other state agencies in a national Disability Virtual Career Fair on March 23.
As part of an ongoing commitment to Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 92: Employment First for North Carolinians with Disabilities, the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources will partner with other state agencies to promote state government career opportunities.
<p>The State of North Carolina seeks nominations for the <a href="https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits/employee-recognition/larkins-award">2021 John R. Larkins Award</a>, which recognizes a state employee who exemplifies the commitment of the late human services leader&rsquo;s work to bring equality and justice in the workplace and his dedication to improving local communities through volunteerism and community service.</p>
<p>Thirteen state employees from nine state agencies and universities were honored with Governor&rsquo;s Awards for Excellence today during a&nbsp;<a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfIYEW2CZUw&amp;feature=youtu.be__;!!HYmSToo!KIJG5OZWldeJob1A99PgMNP0MD-NEZ2rMbb9eSksfFkLfsxgexTvrqyfut7FHNQ1OwqvttlqniI$">virtual online ceremony</a>.</p>
<p>Thirteen state employees from nine state agencies and universities will be honored with Governor&rsquo;s Awards for Excellence at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, during a <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfIYEW2CZUw&amp;feature=youtu.be">virtual online ceremony</a>.</p>
<p>Sen. Tom Harkin today delivered keynote remarks to open a two-hour virtual event for state employees and disability advocates to recognize Disability Employment Awareness Month and the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).</p>
<p><span><span><span>To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Sen. Tom Harkin will take questions via Webex video chat from 11-11:20am Tuesday, Oct. 13. A tireless champion of disability rights, Harkin will address disability employment and how the public sector may model North Carolina&rsquo;s efforts to be more welcoming and inclusive of individuals with disabilities in the state government workplace.</span></span></span></p>
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