Does This Law Apply to My Organization in North Carolina?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related North Carolina laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
AIDS/HIV discrimination law All employers
Controlled Substance Examination Regulation Act All employers
Domestic violence leave law All employers
Employment Security Law All employers
Equal Employment Practices Act Employers with 15 or more employees
Genetic testing and information law All employers
Hazardous Chemicals Right to Know Act All employers that make, use or store hazardous chemicals
Health care continuation coverage law All employers
Jury duty leave law All employers
Military leave law All employers
North Carolina Persons With Disabilities Protection Act Employers with 15 or more employees
Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina (OSHNAC) All employers
Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA) All employers
Wage and Hour Act All employers
Workers' Compensation Act All employers
Workplace Violence Prevention Act All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.