ARTICLE 46 - Vacations and Holidays for Members
46:01 During each year of employment, a faculty member shall be entitled to one (1) month's vacation unless the period of employment during the employment year is less than the full year in which case the vacation entitlement shall be prorated. Payment for vacation entitlement is included in the annual salary of each member.
46:02 (a) For purposes of calculating vacation entitlement, an employment year shall be deemed to be July 1 to the subsequent June 30. In each year of employment, a librarian member shall be entitled to take twenty-two (22) working days, unless the period of employment is less than the full year, in which case the vacation entitlement shall be prorated. On July 1 of each year, if a member has completed twenty (20) years of employment, the member shall be entitled to twenty-five (25) working days vacation.
(b) Vacation entitlement is not cumulative, except that a librarian member subject to sub-clause (c) of this clause, may take her/his vacation prior to December 31 following the end of the employment year in which the vacation has been earned.
(c) The said vacation shall be arranged at a mutually agreed time to ensure the uninterrupted continuation and quality of service in the University Library or Law Library in which librarian members are involved.
46:03 Subject to the provisions of Article 26 applicable to librarian members, the following holidays shall be recognized by the University and may be observed by members:
• Canada Day
• Civic Holiday
• Labour Day
• Thanksgiving Day
• Christmas Day
• Boxing Day
• New Year's Day
• Family Day
• Good Friday
• Victoria Day
and any other day(s) proclaimed as a holiday(s) by the University or as a holiday by federal or provincial authorities.
46:04 The University shall maintain for librarian members the same number of holidays with pay enjoyed by them during the preceding contract year.
46:05 An ancillary academic staff member shall be entitled to four (4) weeks vacation per year and may take part or all of her/his annual vacation at a time which shall be mutually agreed with the appropriate Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean.