There are a variety of leaves entitlements with and without pay allowances. Please refer to the following chart on leaves of absence, which sets out leave entitlements pursuant to the collective agreement and pursuant to the Directive on Terms and Conditions of Employment and the Directive on Leave and Special Arrangements.
Operational requirements must be based on the work itself to be performed, not on administrative or economic criteria. Operational requirements are a question of fact to be determined in each case. The management has discretion to grant requests and in exercising that discretion is required to act reasonably, fairly and in good faith pursuant to section 5.02 of the AJC collective agreement.
The collective agreement applies to all LPs without distinction therefore term employees are entitled to leave in accordance with the terms set out in the collective agreement or relevant Treasury Board policy. For more information on term employees, consult our FAQ on term employees.
There are a number of options:
In order to increase your chances of having your leave request approved, we recommend that you:
Submit your request for leave in writing to your immediate supervisor, as far in advance as possible by both email and via Peoplesoft. Some managers ask that requests be submitted in advance before processing the leave request. You should check with your manager on his or her preference. There maybe specific notice requirements please check the relevant provisions/resource to ensure compliance.