Press Releases

Leaders of the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will recognize Governor Roy Cooper’s proclamation of October as Disability Employment Awareness Month in North Carolina at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Learning and Development Center, 101 W. Peace St., Raleigh.

The Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) today launched a new pedestrian safety initiative, WalkSmartNC, by encouraging state employees and others who live in, work in or visit the State Capitol to provide feedback to the online Downtown Raleigh Pedestrian Safety Study.

The Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) will launch a new pedestrian safety initiative, WalkSmartNC, Thursday morning in collaboration with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program and several state and local agencies.

First Lady Kristin Cooper today visited the REX Mobile Mammography Unit (MMU), which is parked downtown in a state government lot to provide 3D screenings to state employees and other women as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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.

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.

Nearly 59,000 state employees will become eligible for up to eight weeks of Paid Parental Leave on Sept. 1 as Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 95 goes into effect.

An administrative agreement has been reached with the Virtual Public School (VPS) of the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to ensure that the school’s laid-off teachers will remain employed and provide instruction as scheduled to thousands of online students.

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.

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’s first governor.