Workplace Security: North Carolina
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Leanne Coffman
- North Carolina has not adopted the Uniform Trade Secret Act. However, the state governs misappropriation of trade secrets under the North Carolina Trade Secrets Protection Act. See Trade Secrets.
- North Carolina requires specific actions and notification to affected residents if a data breach occurs. See North Carolina: Protection from Security Breaches.
- North Carolina is a Shall Issue state, meaning that officials must issue a concealed handgun permit (CCW) to applicants meeting the state's qualifications. See Guns and Weapons in the Workplace.
- By reference, North Carolina has adopted the federal OSHA standards for emergency action plans. See Emergency Plans and Emergency Closings.