Published Date: 06/30/2014
Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed a comprehensive unemployment bill because it would alter the appointment process of members to the Board of Review, the body that makes final Division of Employment Security (DES) rulings on unemployment appeals.
The bill (H 1069) passed by the House and the Senate would have ended the governor’s sole authority to appoint the three members of the Board of Review. The bill would have allowed one appointment by the Senate leader, one by the House leader and one by the Governor. Terms of existing board members appointed by McCrory in December would have also been shortened.
Other highlights of H 1069 were reported in the June 16, 2014 CAI Management Newsletter article ECNC - Eyes on Legislation - Social Media, Right-To-Work and Unemployment.