Cf: GBA, GBAA
Salaries for professional personnel shall be paid according to the salary schedule established by the State plus added increments approved by the Bossier Parish School Board. All other employees shall be paid according to a salary schedule formulated by the Board for their position or category of employee. Such a schedule shall take into consideration skill level and years of experience.
The salaries of all permanent employees shall be distributed over twelve (12) months, regardless of employment period. The pay period for regular employees shall be the first working day of each calendar month to the last day of the calendar month. Payroll shall be issued in twelve (12) equal installments, and distributed on the twenty-fifth (25th) day of each month or the last working day of the month, unless the 25th falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday. If a pay day falls on or during a school holiday or weekend, employees shall receive their pay on the work day preceding the holiday or weekend. Employees who join the school system during the school year shall have their salaries pro-rated accordingly. The official payday shall be the last working day of each calendar month.
Employees shall receive payment by direct deposit deposited on the scheduled payday. It is the employee's responsibility to provide all necessary deposit information, including a voided check, and/or provide any other needed deposit information to the payroll department. The employee shall be responsible for notifying the payroll department immediately of any changes in account status. Only checking accounts from approved financial institutions shall be accepted for direct deposit.
Checks for Other than Salary
Stipends, summer school pay, overtime, travel reimbursements, and any other pay outside of normal salaries shall be paid as follows:
If the time sheet, or substitute form, with appropriate signatures, is received by the business office in accordance with the annually published business office calendar, then a payroll check will be issued on the 15th of the month unless the 15th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or a holiday. If a payday falls on or during a school holiday or weekend, employees shall receive their paychecks on the workday preceding the holiday or weekend.
If the time sheet, substitute form, or other documentation, with all appropriate signatures is received by the business office by the last working day of the month, payment shall be made two (2) weeks after the regular payroll.
Lost Checks/Incorrect Deposit Instructions
If a check was lost as a result of the employee failing to notify the central office of a change of address or other employee negligence, or lost by a postal system, the employee shall receive a replacement check on the next scheduled payroll date. If there was an administrative error or Direct Deposit comes back with an error, the employee shall receive a replacement check as soon as possible.
Teachers separating from the Bossier Parish schools at the close of the school session may request in writing that they receive full payment for their services. Otherwise, they shall continue to receive their payment on a monthly basis during June, July, and August.
Teachers separating from the school system during the school year shall receive payment in full for their services on or before the next regular payday or no later than fifteen (15) days following the date of termination, whichever occurs first.
Ref: La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:81, 23:631
Bossier Parish School Board