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Notices of Termination | Severance Policy for Ranked Contract Academic Staff | Severance Policy for Unranked Contract Academic Staff | Ineligible for Severance ||


Notices of Termination Before you consider what severance you might need to pay an individual, please review the required manner and length of "notice of termination" from the CAS Terminations page.

Severance Policy for Ranked Contract Academic Staff Severance pay entitlements for ranked Contract Academic Staff are specified in articles 5.10.1 through 5.10.4 of the Regulations Relating to the Employment of Contact Academic Staff.

Severance Policy for Unranked Contract Academic Staff Severance pay entitlements for unranked Contract Academic Staff are specified in articles 6.8.1 and 6.8.2 of the Regulations Relating to the Employment of Contact Academic Staff.

Ineligible for Severance The following unranked classifications are not eligible for Severance pay as per the Regulations Relating to the Employment of Contact Academic Staff:
  • Adjunct Professor(article 8.7)
  • Professor of Practice (article 8.7)
  • Visiting Academic Staff (article 9.7.1)

  • Unionized Academic Staff (see collective agreements)