2021-2022 Employee Increases and Bonuses
The state budget was approved in November 2021 and provides school district employees some long awaited recognition. Read the document below for detailed information regarding increases and bonuses for the 2021-2022 school year!
Employee Retention Incentives
On December 8, 2021, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education approved a one-time bonus, payable in two installments, to CMS staff to support employee retention. Read the FAQs below for important information regarding this incentive payment, payable December 22, 2021, and September, 2022!
Two additional payment dates* were approved at the February 8, 2022 Board meeting, increasing the total retention bonus amount to $5000 for full-time (FT) employees and $2500 for part-time (PT) employees hired on or before October 31, 2021. Bonuses are payable in four equal installments as indicated in the payment schedule below. Employees hired after October 31, 2021, will be eligible for bonuses based on their hire date.
Retention Bonus Payment Schedule: