Effective 7/1/15 - 6/30/17
Neither party will be bound by typographical errors, grammatical errors, or other instances of unintended error in this contract. Furthermore, the parties agree that any unintended changes to the contract language as a result of contract consolidation will not create new legal rights or responsibilities outside of the parties' specific intent. The parties reserve the right to correct any such mistakes or omissions by mutual agreement at any point during the life of the contract in order to preserve the original intent of the language.
To the degree possible vacation leave shall be scheduled in accordance with the preference of the employee.
Employees will accrue vacation leave during the new hire probationary period, but may not use vacation leave until completion of the probationary period. The current accrual schedule for full-time employees (prorated for part-time), to be credited monthly, is as follows:
|During||Paid Vacation Days Per Year|
|12th year or more||23|
Employees may make supplemental vacation requests (requests made outside the provisions of 9.3(a)) at any time. However, such supplemental requests shall not take precedence over requests scheduled in accordance with 9.3(a). Individual vacation periods may be changed at any time by mutual agreement between the employee(s) concerned and supervision; however, in no case shall an employee's scheduled vacation interfere with the necessary work of the organization, the determination of which shall rest with supervision.
An employee who makes a supplemental vacation request will be notified whether the request is approved or denied within a reasonable period of time, but in no case more than fourteen (14) calendar days after the supplemental vacation request is submitted.
9.4 Vacation Leave Accumulation.
An employee may accumulate a vacation balance, which normally shall not exceed two hundred and forty (240) hours. An employee may elect to accrue in excess of two hundred and forty (240) hours but must receive approval to use the excess balance prior to the next anniversary date or lose those hours accrued in excess of two hundred and forty (240).
9.5 Vacation Leave Cash Payment.
Any permanent employee who either resigns or retires, is laid-off or is terminated by the University shall be entitled to accrued vacation pay.