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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 126: North Carolina Human Resources Act.

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Article 1 - State Personnel System [State Human Resources System] Established. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-1§ 126-1. Purpose of Chapter; application to local employees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-1.1§ 126-1.1. Career State employee defined.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-1A§ 126-1A: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 141, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-2§ 126-2. State Human Resources Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-3§ 126-3. Office of State Human Resources established and responsibilities outlined; administration and supervision; appointment, compensation and tenure of Director.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-4§ 126-4. Powers and duties of State Human Resources Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-4.1§ 126-4.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-398, s. 41, effective January 1, 2012, and applicable to contested cases commenced on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-5§ 126-5. Employees subject to Chapter; exemptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-6§ 126-6: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 65, s. 3.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-6.1§ 126-6.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 397, s. 1.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-6.2§ 126-6.2. Reports.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-6.3§ 126-6.3. Temporary employment needs of State agencies shall be met through the Temporary Solutions Program.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Salaries, Promotions, and Leave of State Employees. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-7§ 126-7: Repealed. See editor's note.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-7.1§ 126-7.1. Posting requirement; State employees receive priority consideration; reduction-in-force; Work First hiring; reorganization through reduction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-7.2§ 126-7.2: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.2, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-7.3§ 126-7.3. Annual compensation surveys.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-8§ 126-8. Minimum leave granted State employees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-8.1§ 126-8.1. Paid leave for certain athletic competition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-8.2§ 126-8.2. Replacement of law-enforcement officer on final sick leave.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-8.3§ 126-8.3. Voluntary shared leave.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-8.4§ 126-8.4. (See note on condition precedent) No sick leave taken for absences by State employees resulting from adverse reactions to vaccination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-8.5§ 126-8.5. Discontinued service retirement allowance and severance wages for certain State employees.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Local Discretion as to Local Government Employees. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-9§ 126-9. County or municipal employees may be made subject to rules adopted by local governing body.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-10§ 126-10. Personnel services to local governmental units.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-11§ 126-11. Local personnel system may be established; approval and monitoring; rules and regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Competitive Service. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-12§ 126-12. Governor and Council of State to determine competitive service.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Political Activity of Employees. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-13§ 126-13. Appropriate political activity of State employees defined.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-14§ 126-14. Promise or threat to obtain political contribution or support.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-14.1§ 126-14.1. Threat to obtain political contribution or support.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-14.2§ 126-14.2. Political hirings limited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-14.3§ 126-14.3. Open and fair competition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-14.4§ 126-14.4: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 7.6, effective August 21, 2013.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-15§ 126-15. Disciplinary action for violation of Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-15.1§ 126-15.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 3.2, effective August 21, 2013.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Equal Employment and Compensation Opportunity; Assisting in Obtaining State Employment. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-16§ 126-16. Equal opportunity for employment and compensation by State departments and agencies and local political subdivisions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-16.1§ 126-16.1. Equal employment opportunity training.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-17§ 126-17. Retaliation by State departments and agencies and local political subdivisions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-18§ 126-18. Compensation for assisting person in obtaining State employment barred; exception.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-19§ 126-19. Equal employment opportunity plans; reports; maintenance of services by Director of the Office of State Human Resources.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-20§ 126-20. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-21§ 126-21. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - The Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-22§ 126-22. Personnel files not subject to inspection under § 132-6.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-23§ 126-23. Certain records to be kept by State agencies open to inspection.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-24§ 126-24. Confidential information in personnel files; access to such information.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-25§ 126-25. Remedies of employee objecting to material in file.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-26§ 126-26. Rules and regulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-27§ 126-27. Penalty for permitting access to confidential file by unauthorized person.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-28§ 126-28. Penalty for examining, copying, etc., confidential file without authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-29§ 126-29. Access to material in file for agency hearing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-30§ 126-30. Fraudulent disclosure and willful nondisclosure on application for State employment; penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-31§ 126-31. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-32§ 126-32. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-33§ 126-33. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Employee Appeals of Grievances and Disciplinary Action. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-34§ 126-34: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-34.01§ 126-34.01. Grievance; resolution.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-34.02§ 126-34.02. Grievance appeal process; grounds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-34.1§ 126-34.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-34.2§ 126-34.2. Alternative dispute resolution.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-34.3§ 126-34.3. Judicial review of fee awards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-35§ 126-35. Just cause; disciplinary actions for State employees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-36§§ 126-36 through 126-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-36.1§§ 126-36 through 126-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-36.2§§ 126-36 through 126-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-37§§ 126-36 through 126-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-38§§ 126-36 through 126-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-39§§ 126-36 through 126-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-40§§ 126-36 through 126-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-41§§ 126-36 through 126-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 6.1, effective August 21, 2013, and applicable to grievances filed on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-42§ 126-42. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - The Administrative Procedure Act and Modifications. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-43 through 126-44§§ 126-43 through 126-44: Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 320, s. 9.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-45§126-45: Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 866, s. 18.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-46 through 126-50§§ 126-46 through 126-50. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 10 - Interchange of Governmental Employees. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-51§ 126-51. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-52§ 126-52. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-53§ 126-53. Authority to interchange employees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-54§ 126-54. Status of employees of sending agency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-55§ 126-55. Travel expenses of employees from this State.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-56§ 126-56. Status of employees of other governments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-57§ 126-57. Travel expenses of employees of other governments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-58§ 126-58. Administration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-59 through 126-63§§ 126-59 through 126-63. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 11 - Governor's Commission on Governmental Productivity. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-64 through 126-73§§ 126-64 through 126-73: Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 479, s. 153(a).[HTML] [RTF]
Article 12 - Work Options Program for State Employees. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-74§ 126-74. Work Options Program established.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-75§ 126-75. Work options for State employees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-76§ 126-76. Promoting Work Options Program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-77§ 126-77. Authority of agencies to participate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-78§ 126-78. Administration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-79§ 126-79: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-382, s. 7.7, effective August 21, 2013.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 13 - Veteran's Preference. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-80§ 126-80. Declaration of policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-81§ 126-81. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-82§ 126-82. State Human Resources Commission to provide for preference.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-83§ 126-83. Exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 14 - Protection for Reporting Improper Government Activities. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-84§ 126-84. Statement of policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-85§ 126-85. Protection from retaliation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-86§ 126-86. Civil actions for injunctive relief or other remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-87§ 126-87. Remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-88§ 126-88. Notice of employee protections and obligations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-89§ 126-89: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 15 - Communications With Members of the General Assembly. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-90§ 126-90. Communications with members of the General Assembly.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-91§ 126-91: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-92§ 126-92: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-93§ 126-93: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-94§ 126-94: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 16 - Flexible Compensation Plan. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-95§ 126-95. Flexible compensation plan.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-96§ 126-96: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-97§ 126-97: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-98§ 126-98: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 126-99§ 126-99: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]

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