How Does Off-Duty Behavior Affect Employment?
Teachers may jeopardize their job security if their off-duty behavior impairs their work or negatively impacts their school or school district’s integrity. School districts must follow very specific New Hampshire statutory law governing the way off-duty activity can affect employment.
In addition, when making decisions regarding dismissal or non-renewal of teachers, school districts should know there are other employment laws that could cover the situation.
These materials are intended as a guide to the legal requirements in New Hampshire.