North Carolina Telecommuting laws & HR compliance analysis

North Carolina Telecommuting: What you need to know

The state government supports telecommuting to address workplace issues such as attendance and productivity and as a tool for planning for workplace emergencies such as inclement weather, natural disasters, and communicable disease. The Triangle J Council of Governments provides a toolkit of resources for private and public employers that want to implement a telework program at nctelework.org.
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N.C. Admin. Code tit. 25, § 01C.0800 provides specific requirements on teleworking programs for state agencies. Telework is available to full-time and part-time classified, temporary, and time-limited employees. The decision to allow an employee to work remotely is left to the discretion of the manager and may be terminated by the agency at its discretion. State policies may be found at oshr.nc.gov.
Last reviewed on July 15, 2021.

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