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This is an unfortunate situation, under the law, in NC a promotion or merit increase is regulated and determined by the employer,
if the employer wants an appraisal copy from you, you would have to provide it to them for the increase, unless you are a Union employee, or a contract employee, where the terms of promotion are outlined, NC does not provide you any rights in this regards.
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