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Serving Henderson and Transylvania Counties in Western North Carolina
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Policy TrackingDate
RevisedMay 10, 2021
ReviewedApril 15, 2021

I. Blue Ridge Community College has rules for the professional and orderly conduct of its employees. They are designed to protect all employees, as well as the College, against irresponsible conduct. All employees are expected to perform their work in a careful and efficient manner and to be courteous and respectful to all colleagues, students and visitors. Continued employment is dependent upon the employee’s attitude and behavior, as well as the employee’s ability to perform his or her job, and to comply with established policies, procedures, practices and rules.

II. The President shall establish procedures for taking disciplinary action, suspending, and recommending the dismissal of employees. The rules and procedures for due process shall be contained in Procedure 3.11.2 Disciplinary Action, Suspension, or Dismissal and shall be made available to all College employees on the College’s Web site.

III. Employees have a right to appeal any suspension without pay or dismissal pursuant to Procedure 3.11.2, contract non-renewal pursuant to Procedure 3.3.3, or reduction in force pursuant to Procedure 3.13.1.  The process for appeal is outlined in Procedure 3.11.3 Right of Appeal.