Please refer to Collective Agreement Article XV.I

Eligibility:

Article XV.I   With the approval of the President of the College or delegate, full or part-time educational leave may be granted by the College for:

1.   programs of formal study; or

2.   independent study and/or research when the criteria for evaluating the employee's performance on such leave for purposes of study can be clearly established and can be shown to be of significant benefit to the employee and to the College.

The duration of educational leaves granted to employees may be for varying periods, up to one (1) year. 

The following table lists your entitlements and benefits during the period of your leave:

Entitlements

Workload

14 hours/week or More

Less than 14 hours/week

No Workload

Salary

Pro-rated

Unpaid

Vacation

Pro-rated

Does not accrue

Sick Leave

Increment

Continues to accumulate

Delayed

Seniority

Continues to accumulate

Gratuity Leave

Pro-rated

Does not accrue

Continuation of Benefits* (please see the note below) If you wish to continue benefits, all benefits are mandatory to elect.

MSP

College paid

Employee paid 

Extended Health

College paid

Employee paid 

Dental

College paid

Employee paid 

Group Life Insurance, AD&D

College paid

Employee paid 

Short-Term Disability (STD)

Employee paid 

Employee paid

Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Deferred Savings Plan (VESP)

Pro-rated

Suspended

Municipal Pension Plan

Pension contributions do not continue for the duration of this leave. Employees wishing to purchase service will be responsible for both the employer and employee contributions. Service may be purchased within 5 years of the end of the leave period or within 30 days of terminating employment, whichever is earlier.

Parking Pass

To cancel your parking pass, please log in to your Workday account and update your parking election. Please click here for instructions available on our Workday Training site. Your parking pass will be deactivated at the end of the month.

*Note: Continuation of benefit coverage and premiums are subject to the terms and conditions of the contract with the plan sponsor (i.e. Pacific Blue Cross, Sun Life) and are subject to change.