ARTICLE 22 - Conference and Convention Leave

22:01          When a librarian member wishes conference or convention leave, she/he shall apply to the University Librarian or Law Librarian, where applicable, and may be granted a leave, without loss of salary or other rights, privileges or benefits, to attend conferences, conventions, seminars, and workshops related to her/his field of specialization. The parties recognize, however, the responsibility of the University for ensuring the uninterrupted continuation and quality of service of the University and Law Libraries, in which librarian members are involved. In light of this responsibility, leave under this clause 22:01 shall not be withheld unreasonably.

22:02          When a faculty member wishes conference or convention leave, she/he shall apply to her/his Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, and may be granted a leave, without loss of salary or other rights, privileges or benefits, to attend conferences, conventions, seminars and workshops related to her/his field of specialization.  A member shall notify her/his Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, as to how the member shall ensure the uninterrupted continuation and quality of the educational programs and/or courses, in which the member is involved, during leave taken pursuant to this clause. The Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, shall not withhold approval of the leave unreasonably.

22:03          When an ancillary academic staff member wishes conference or convention leave, she/he shall apply to her/his Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, and may be granted a leave, without loss of salary or other rights, privileges or benefits, to attend conferences, conventions, seminars and workshops related to her/his field of specialization. A member shall notify her/his Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, as to how the member shall ensure the uninterrupted continuation and quality of service, the educational programs and/or courses, in which the member is involved, during leave taken pursuant to this clause.  The Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, shall not withhold approval of the leave unreasonably.

22:04          When a sessional lecturer wishes conference or convention leave, she/he shall apply to her/his Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, and may be granted a leave, without loss of salary or other rights, privileges or benefits, to attend conferences, conventions, seminars and workshops related to her/his field of specialization.  A member shall notify her/his Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, as to how the member shall ensure the uninterrupted continuation and quality of the educational programs and/or courses, in which the member is involved, during leave taken pursuant to this clause.  The Dean, or Head as designate of the Dean, shall not withhold approval of the leave unreasonably.