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Unemployment Laws and Nonprofits

Unemployment insurance is an important part of the social safety net that helps workers who have been laid off or terminated without cause to transition into new jobs by providing them with limited, temporary financial assistance. The Division of Employment Security at the NC Department of Commerce manages North Carolina’s unemployment system.

Here is some basic information about how the state’s unemployment system affects nonprofits.

Comments on Overtime Rules

Below is an excerpt. Download the full 7-page PDF at the bottom.

Melissa Smith
Director of the Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation
Wage and Hour Division
U.S. Department of Labor Room S-3502
200 Constitution Avenue
NW Washington, DC 20210

RE: Request for Information: Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees

Dear Ms. Smith:

Gift Substantiation Requirements

The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits submitted comments on the IRS proposed regulation for gift substantiation (IRS REG-138344-13) based on responses from charitable nonprofits and donors from all parts of North Carolina expressing serious concerns that the proposed regulation could create new costs and burdens for nonprofits, would create public confusion, and would reduce donations to charitable nonprofits that serve our communities (December 10, 2015).