Section 1. ASEs with a 50% or greater FTE appointment for twelve months will have a minimum of four weeks (20 business days) of vacation time off during those twelve months. There will be no reduction in pay or benefits for this time off. ASEs with a 50% appointment for less than twelve months or who are appointed for less than 50% FTE shall have vacation time off prorated on this basis. Hourly ASEs shall not receive vacation time off.
Section 2. Vacation time off shall be taken during academic quarter breaks or as otherwise mutually agreed to by the ASE and a supervisor.
An overview of the new UW-UAW contract provisions can be found on the UW Graduate School website.