ARTICLE 26 - Hours of Work for Librarian Members

26:01    The normal hours of work for a librarian member shall be thirty-five (35) hours per week.  The hours of work, however, may be scheduled otherwise, subject to the following:

(a)    The hours of work for each librarian member shall be scheduled fairly and equitably during the operating hours of the Libraries.

(b)    Librarians who have reader service listed among their responsibilities in terms of clause 5:49, may be assigned to work on public holidays within the meaning of The Employment Standards Act of Ontario when the Library is open, but compensatory time-off shall accrue at the rate of one and one-half (1-1/2) hours for each hour worked.  They may also be scheduled to work on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays as recognized in clause 46:03 of this Agreement other than the public holidays aforesaid, but compensatory time-off shall accrue at the rate of one (1) day for each of such days worked (the hours of work on such days shall not exceed five (5) hours).  A roster of work involving Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, including public holidays as aforesaid, shall be posted one (1) week in advance of each academic term or period of recess between the terms and no Librarian shall normally be required to work more than two (2) such days, or parts thereof, in any one (1) calendar month.

(c)    In exceptional circumstances librarians who do not have reader service listed among their responsibilities, in terms of clause 5:49, may be scheduled on reasonable notice to work on holidays including the public holidays aforesaid and/or on Saturdays and Sundays at the same compensatory time-off accrual rates as provided for in clause 26:01 (b). 

(d)    The scheduling of compensatory hours/days shall be at times mutually acceptable to the Associate University Librarian or Law Librarian or their respective delegate and the librarian member.