North Carolina Commissioner of Labor

Employer / Organization

North Carolina

Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Jan 01, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020


The North Carolina Commissioner of Labor is an elected state executive position in the North Carolina state government. The commissioner of labor is the head of the North Carolina Department of Labor, and is a member of the Council of State. The commissioner has broad powers over the department, which promotes the "health, safety and general well-being" of the workers of the state. The commissioner of labor heads the Department of Labor, whose main duty is promoting the "health, safety and general welfare" of the workers on North Carolina. The commissioner has broad regulatory and enforcement powers in order to carry out the duties of the department, and also serves on the Council of State. The mission statement is as follows: "To foster a safe, healthy, fair and productive North Carolina by: Providing responsive, effective and efficient services; Providing and encouraging quality education and training; Administering consistently and fairly our regulatory mandates; Enhancing public confidence in the Department of Labor." The salary for this position is $124,676/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the North Carolina State Board of Elections to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Gather the appropriate candidacy filing petition from the North Carolina State Board of Elections or your county board of elections. County boards are the filing agency for State Senators, Members of the State House of Representatives and all county and local/municipal offices. For all other offices, the petitions are to be filed with the North Carolina State Board of Elections. 2) Obtain the required amount of signatures for the office that you are seeking. The amount of signatures required varies depending upon office. Questions related to petition signature requirements should be referred to the North Carolina Board of Elections. 3) Submit your filing papers to the state board of elections prior to the last Friday in June, which is the deadline for independent (unaffiliated) candidates. If you wish to participate in the primary, your filing period will be much earlier (late December in the year prior to the elections. The state elections office can be contacted at (919) 733-7173.

Submit application to:
North Carolina State Board of Elections, 430 N Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC, 27611, US