ARTICLE 25 - Post Leave Salary and Benefits

25:01          Each member who is granted a leave of absence under clause 18:05 or under Article 20 shall be entitled upon her/his return from leave to resume at least at the rank held at the time of the commencement of her/his leave of absence at a salary to be negotiated with the Dean, subject to the following:

(a)       in the case of a member who engaged during her/his leave in an activity which will enhance her/his potential for contributing to her/his academic field upon return, the amount of the said salary shall not be less than the salary to which she/he would have been entitled had she/he not been granted leave of absence, without merit addition; and

(b)       in the case of a member who did not engage during her/his leave in an activity which will enhance her/his potential for contributing to her/his academic field upon return, the amount of the said salary shall not be less than the greater of her/his pre-leave salary or the minimum of the salary range for her/his rank.  However, if a general decrease in the Normal Salaries of members is negotiated during the said member's leave, the salary to which the said member would be entitled upon return shall be reduced by a percentage equal to the percentage of the said general decrease.