CAIís George Ports Appointed to North Carolina Industrial Commission Chairman Advisory Council
Raleigh, NC, October 04, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Bruce Clarke, president and CEO of CAI, a human resource management firm that helps organizations maximize employee engagement while minimizing employer liability, announced that George Ports, Senior Executive, Government Relations, has been appointed to the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC) Chairman Advisory Council. The NCIC is a state agency created by the General Assembly in 1929 and charged with administering the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act and Tort Claims Act.
In his role, Ports will be provided with the unique opportunity to present and discuss the concerns of human resources professionals, specifically CAI member organizations, with insurance carriers, employers, and employee representatives. Additionally, Ports and his fellow council members will be equipped with the authority to present important issues to state commissioners for further review and discussion as relevant and needed, further strengthening his ability to serve the needs of the human resources industry and CAI members. As a member of the council, Ports will attend quarterly meetings.
“We are proud that George has been selected as a member of the NCIC Chairman Advisory Council, and we know that the organization will benefit from his expertise and background,” said Clarke. “George has been a valuable asset to CAI for 30 years, and we are pleased to have him represent our industry and our members to other parties involved in the administering of the Workers’ Compensation Act.”
“It is a great honor to have the opportunity to join the Chairman’s Advisory Council, and I look forward to serving alongside other members to transparently and fairly discuss current workers’ compensation issues in North Carolina”, said Ports. “In my role, I will be able to present issues for discussion that impact CAI member organizations, as well as gain insight on the issues other parties are facing regarding workers’ compensation administration in North Carolina.”
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