North Carolina General Statutes § 143B-420 Governor's Jobs for Veterans Committee - creation; appointment, organization, etc.; duties

(a)        There is hereby created and established in the North Carolina Department of Administration, Division of Veterans Affairs, a committee to be known as the Governor's Jobs for Veterans Committee, with one member from each Congressional district, appointed by the Governor. Members of the Committee shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The Secretary of Administration, with the concurrence of the Governor, shall appoint a chairman to administer this Committee who shall be subject to the direction and supervision of the Secretary. The chairman shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary. The chairman shall devote full time to his duties of office.

(b)        Subject to the general supervision of the Secretary, the duties of the chairman shall include but not be limited to the following:

(1)        Serving as a liaison between the Office of the Governor and all State agencies to insure that veterans receive the employment preference to which they are legally entitled and that such State agencies list available jobs with appropriate public employment services;

(2)        Evaluating existing programs designed to benefit veterans and submitting reports and recommendations to the Governor and Secretary;

(3)        Developing and furthering favorable employer attitudes toward the employment of veterans by appropriate promulgation of information concerning veterans and the functions of the Committee;

(4)        Serving as a liaison between the Committee and communities throughout the State to the end that civic committees and volunteer groups are formed and utilized to promote the objectives of the Committee;

(5)        Assisting employers in properly designing affirmative action  plans as they relate to handicapped and Vietnam-era veterans;

(6)        Serving as a liaison between veterans and State agencies on questions regarding the employment practices of such State agencies. (1977, c. 1032; 1985, c. 479, s. 166.)

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