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  • Summary date: Mar 1 2023 - View Summary

    Enacts GS 143B-1033. Prohibits employers from discriminating against or taking any adverse employment actions against an employee based on either the employee's membership in the NC Wing-Air Patrol, or the employee's statutorily authorized absence, meaning one that is required to perform duties incident to a State approved mission or US Air Force authorized mission, is no longer than seven consecutive scheduled working days for the employee, and which does not exceed 14 scheduled working day absences for the employee in one calendar year. Permits the employer to require documentation of the employee's mission order. Specifies that the enactment does not require an employer to pay salary or wages to an employee during an authorized absence unless the employee chooses to use paid leave. 

    Appropriates $5,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Labor for 2023-24 to create and provide educational materials to employers relating to new GS 143B-1033.

    Effective July 1, 2023.