Displaying items by tag: occupational licensing

RALEIGH — Military spouses and veterans could find it easier to get jobs in North Carolina.

The House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 1053 on Thursday, June 4, and it heads to the House’s Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs committee.

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Monday, 10 February 2020 15:18

COLUMN: It should be easier to work

North Carolina’s unemployment rate averaged 3.9 percent during 2019. For economists, that rate signifies “full employment” (the nation is at full employment, too, and our state’s rate is not significantly different from the nation’s).

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House voted Tuesday, Aug. 20 to concur with House Bill 554, which drew pushback from industry groups over a provision making it easier for some to obtain a funeral director’s license.

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RALEIGH — Republicans and Democrats rarely agree, but in North Carolina the two parties seem to have found some common ground in a bipartisan agreement, which comes at the crossroads of criminal justice reform and occupational licensing reform.

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RALEIGH — The number of licensed professions has grown in the U.S. has grown exponentially since the 1950s.

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