This handbook is intended to be a
guide for transportation employees regarding the guidelines and
procedures used by the New Hanover County Schools. It is not
a contract of employment. The
This handbook should not be
considered an agreement, a contract of employment, either
express or implied, or a promise of treatment in any particular
manner in any given situation. Nothing in this handbook is
intended to create an employment contract.
New Hanover County Schools' employees, other than employees covered by North Carolina General Statute 115C-325, or employees who have specific employment contracts, are all recognized as employees at will. This means the employee or New Hanover County Schools has the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without reason. This school system recognizes the employment –at-will doctrine thereby enabling the school system to demote, suspend with or without pay, transfer, establish the terms of work, and reduce or increase the pay of all employees deemed to be at will.
This handbook supersedes all prior handbooks.
This handbook applies to all transportation employees regardless of dates of hire.
New Hanover County Schools does not
discriminate nor make any decision concerning employment,
promotion, discharge, pay, providing of fringe benefits, or any
other aspect of employment based on an individual’s race,
religion, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability. A
conscientious effort will be made by all supervisory personnel
to prohibit discrimination against any individual in employment
practices/procedures, including sexual harassment, and to
reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with
disabilities. The administration will take appropriate action to
ensure that all personnel transactions are implemented in a fair
and impartial manner.