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Background Checks for Faculty and Non-Faculty Employees, Student Employees and Affiliates Policy

January 12, 2017

…ty’s Department of Environment, Health & Safety the University’s Policy on Unpaid Volunteers, Interns and Visiting Scholars the University’s policy on the Protection of Minors the University’s Independent Contractor Policy Barring any of these conditions, the background check requirement is dependent upon the employee type. Please note: A new background check is required for job changes between employee types (i.e., SHRA to EHRA, temporary to perm…

Other Forms of Employment

January 6, 2017

…cy Independent Contractors The determination that an individual is an independent contractor is to be made prior to the individual’s performance of service. The Independent Contractor Request Form is to be used for all individuals providing personal services to the University Go to Policy Unpaid Volunteers, Interns & Visiting Scholars UNC-Chapel Hill recognizes the significant benefits that derive from the use of unpaid volunteers, interns, and vi…

Faculty Serious Illness, Major Disability & Parental Leave Policy

September 27, 2023

…eave described in Section I(c) and Section II(d) above may be eligible for unpaid leave in addition to that described in Sections I and II, as follows: Under North Carolina law, an employee who qualifies for federal Family and Medical Leave shall be entitled to up to fifty-two weeks of unpaid leave during a five-year period in order to care for the employee’s child, spouse, or parent where that child, spouse, or parent has a serious health conditi…

Processing Non-Resident Aliens & Foreign Nationals

August 1, 2017

…ensure compliance with relevant immigration/Visa regulations. Please note: Visiting Scholars do not receive EHRA appointments and though unpaid may be subject to different requirements by OISSS. Please consult OISSS regarding individuals coming into the United States under Visiting Scholar arrangements. Salaried or Non-Salaried Appointments for Individuals Living Outside of the U.S. If a foreign national is working on a UNC-Chapel Hill project out…

Minimum Salary Requirements for EHRA Non-Faculty

January 6, 2017

…omply with statutory requirements such as the FLSA. Special Note Regarding Visiting Scholars On occasion, departments may invite visiting scholars to come to the University and participate or otherwise collaborate in research or instructional activities. If these scholars’ duties principally involve the instruction of students, then the individual will qualify for an exemption from the FLSA salary minimum as a “teacher.” However, for those scholar…