‘We’ve been more than patient.’ NC district sued over missing teacher paychecks

Gaston County educators are suing the district’s school board over ongoing payroll issues.

The problem has left some without money to pay their bills and support their families, according to the North Carolina Association of Educators.

Hundreds of Gaston County teachers, administrators and education support personnel — who are paid monthly — said they experienced repeated, ongoing discrepancies with compensation since the district adopted a new payroll system in January 2022. With nearly 4,000 employees across 56 schools, the district, according to NCAE, owes more than $25,000 in monetary damages.

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