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SEANC welcomes lawmakers as General Assembly begins

SEANC members and lobbyists descended on the Legislative Building Thursday as the 2015 General Assembly convened for the first time.

But while the General Assembly won’t begin the actual process of legislating until they return on Jan. 28, Opening Day did give SEANC a chance to welcome senators and representatives and remind them of the importance of North Carolina’s vital public services and the people who provide them.

OSHR changes Adverse Weather & Emergency Closing policies

The Office of State Human Resources announced last week the long-awaited update to its Adverse Weather Policy, as well as the creation of a new and separate Emergency Closing Policy.

The key difference is that the Adverse Weather Policy applies only to commute conditions, while the Emergency Closing Policy applies to dangerous workplace conditions.