Personal leave policy

1. Scope

1.1 This policy applies to all regular non-unionized non-academic staff, with the exception of University Executives ("E").

1.2 For the purposes of this policy, "regular" shall refer to all staff in Excluded positions and managerial staff.

2. Policy

2.1 An employee who is required to be absent from work for a personal reason, which is not covered by any other leave provided by University policy, may be granted paid leave to a maximum of two (2) working days per financial year, without loss of salary or rights.

2.2 Personal leave is to be used when an employee must be away from work for personal reasons, such as, a specific incident (foreseen or unforeseen) requiring the presence of the employee, the illness of a spouse or dependent, legal affairs, etc.

2.3 Personal leave may not be used as vacation, nor as extension of vacation or any other leave provided for by any University policy, with the exception of Social leaves.

2.4 Personal leave must be taken in periods of not less than one-half (1/2) day.

2.5 In the case of a predictable event requiring Personal Leave, the employee must advise the immediate supervisor at least two (2) days ahead of time.


Effective April 30, 2000

Revised: March 2004

Revised: June 2012

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