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<p>First Lady Kristin Cooper today visited the REX Mobile Mammography Unit (MMU), which is&nbsp;parked downtown in a state government lot to provide 3D screenings to state employees and other women as part of <a href="https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/Breast-Cancer-Awareness-Month.pdf">Breast Cancer Awareness Month</a>.</p>
Public sector employees from state agencies, universities and local government were honored for completing the rigorous North Carolina Certified Public Manage Program in a ceremony and reception this afternoon at the North Carolina Museum of History.
<p>OSHR Director Barbara Gibson will deliver more than two dozen boxes of school supplies to students of Burgaw Elementary School, where Hurricane Florence caused considerable damage and temporarily displaced hundreds of students and dozens of staff in September 2018.</p>
<p>Nearly 59,000 state employees will become eligible for up to eight weeks of Paid Parental Leave on Sept. 1 as Governor Roy Cooper&rsquo;s Executive Order No. 95 goes into effect.</p>
<p>An administrative agreement has been reached with the Virtual Public School (VPS) of the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to ensure that the school&rsquo;s laid-off teachers will remain employed and provide instruction as scheduled to thousands of online students.</p>
<p>Lars Nance, General Counsel to the Office of State Human Resources, this afternoon sent the attached letter to Philip Thomas, Acting General Counsel to the Department of Public Instruction.</p>
<p>Twenty-one state employees with 45 years of public service will be honored with the Richard Caswell Award at 2 p.m. today in the North Carolina Museum of History. The recipients, who work at nine state agencies, join the distinguished ranks of long-serving employees who have earned the award since it was established in 1998 in tribute to North Carolina&rsquo;s first governor.</p>
<p>Bobbi Wardlaw-Brown, a former employee of the Office of State Human Resources, was posthumously honored today as the recipient of the 2019 John R. Larkins Award in recognition of exemplary commitment to justice and equality in the workplace and in our communities.</p>
<p>The following guidance is offered to state agency employees who are furloughed because their agency does not have adequate federal funds to support their position during the 2018-19 Federal Shutdown.</p>
<p>Twenty state employees were honored with Governor&rsquo;s Awards for Excellence today during a ceremony in the N.C. Museum of History.</p>
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