Temporary employment policy (non-academic, non-unionized staff)

The University may hire employees on a temporary basis for non-unionized non-academic staff positions for the purpose of:

  1. periods of temporary workload increases;
  2. to replace employees absent from their position;
  3. during the recruitment process;
  4. as term appointments with a pre-determined end date for specific purposes.

Temporary employees hired as term appointments are covered by the following working conditions:

  1. Accidents at work
  2. Benefits: contributory benefit coverage
  3. Dental plan
  4. Educational assistance policy (Non-academic)
  5. Elections
  6. Employee assistance program
  7. Holidays with pay
  8. Hours of work
  9. Life insurance
  10. Parental leaves policy (except Sections 3 and 6)
  11. Personal leave policy
  12. Rest periods
  13. Supplemental Health Plan
  14. Harassment policy
  15. Short-term disability
  16. Social leaves
  17. Strike policy
  18. Vacation policy
  19. Work accidents

Temporary employees hired as term appointments, who become regular employees on or after June 1, 2004, are not entitled to floating summer Fridays 10 and 11 or two (2) floating holidays. Temporary employees hired as term appointments whose contracts are still in place on or after June 1, 2004 will continue to benefit from these four (4) days until their contract expires. If a term contract is renewed, these four (4) days are eliminated.

Effective January 8, 1996.
Rev. April, 2005
Rev. September 2009