Association Leave. The Employer agrees to grant leaves of absence without pay, to nurses selected by the Association to attend Association business, including conferences and conventions. During such leave of absence the nurse's salary and applicable benefits shall be maintained by the Employer and the Association agrees to reimburse the Employer in the amount of the daily rate of the nurse. (b) Board of Directors Leave A nurse, who is elected to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Nurses' Association, other than to the office of President, shall be granted leave of absence without pay. Nurses shall continue to accrue seniority and service during such leave of absence. During such leave of absence, the nurse's salary and applicable benefits shall be maintained by the Employer, and the Association agrees to reimburse the Employer in the amount of the full cost of such salary and applicable benefits. (c) President of ONA Upon application, in writing, by the Association on behalf of the nurse to the Employer, a leave of absence shall be granted to such nurse elected to the office of the President for the Ontario Nurses' Association for a period of up to two (2) years. The nurse shall continue to accrue seniority and service during her absence. During such leave of absence, the nurse's salary and applicable benefits shall be maintained by the Employer and the Association agrees to reimburse the Employer the amount of the full cost of such salary and applicable benefits. The nurse agrees to notify the Employer of her intention to return to work at least four (4) weeks prior to the date of return. (d) Professional Leave Professional Leave without pay will be granted to nurses who are elected to the College of Nurses or the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario to attend the regularly scheduled meetings.
Association Leave. Upon advanced written request of the Association, leave shall be granted to supervisors who are elected or appointed by the Association to serve on the Association Negotiating Team. Leave time for service on an Association Negotiating Team shall be considered as paid leave for purposes of vacation leave and sick leave accrual. Association Representatives or other supervisors who may be elected or appointed by the Association to perform duties for the exclusive representative shall be granted time off, provided the granting of such time off does not adversely affect the operations of the supervisor's department or agency. In any case of leave of absence or time off to perform duties for the exclusive representative, the number of supervisors to be granted leaves of absence or time off from any one department or agency may be limited by the Appointing Authority, if the Appointing Authority determines that the number requesting the leave of absence or time off would adversely affect the operations of the department or agency. Upon the written request of the Association, leave shall be granted to supervisors who are elected officers or appointed full-time representatives of the Association. Annually, the Appointing Authority may request the Association to confirm the supervisor's continuation on Association Leave. Any supervisor returning from an approved Association leave of absence as covered by this Section shall be entitled to return to employment in a position in the supervisor's former classification and agency within thirty-five (35) miles of the former position. Upon return from an extended Association leave of absence of one (1) year or more, a supervisor may elect to take a vacancy in the same class/class option within the same agency if the supervisor is determined to be qualified for the position. A supervisor exercising this option shall be subject to a new probationary period. During the Article 15, Section 2 trial period or upon non- certification, the supervisor may exercise return rights described above.
Association Leave. In recognition of the benefit to both parties, upon written request of the Association, the District shall grant employees leave of absence with pay for the purpose of conducting Association business. The Association shall reimburse the District at the actual substitute rate of pay for any such leave, provided that when no substitute is available for an employee taking such leave and must be covered by other certificated employees, the amount of the Association reimbursement when such leaves happen, will be based on the current CBA substitute rate. The Association President shall submit such leave requests in writing to the Superintendent or designee. No more than eighty (80) Association leave days may be granted in any one (1) year. No one person shall take more than fifteen (15) Association leave days in any one (1) year. Any variance of the eighty (80) or fifteen (15) days must receive the approval of the Superintendent or designee. Unused days may be accumulated for future use by the Association up to three (3) years. A leave request form will be completed and sent to the District prior to such leave. In addition to the yearly-allocated Association leave days, additional leaves will also be granted to Association members who are appointed or elected to a NEA, WEA or UniServ position.
Association Leave. Upon advanced written request of the Association, leave shall be granted to employees who are elected or appointed by the Association to serve on the Association's Master Negotiating Team. An employee may use vacation time, compensatory time, or a holiday for this purpose, at the employee's discretion. Leave time for service on the Association’s Master Negotiation Team shall be considered as paid leave for purposes of vacation and sick leave accrual, and holiday pay entitlement.Association Representatives or other employees who may be elected or appointed by the Association to perform duties for the Association shall be granted time off, provided the granting of such time off does not adversely affect the operations of the employee's department or agency. Such leave shall not be unreasonably withheld. Upon the written request of the Association, leave shall be granted to employees who are elected officers or appointed full-time representatives of the Association. Annually, the Appointing Authority may request the Association to confirm the employee's continuation on Association leave. Leave time for service to the Association shall not be deducted for purposes of determining an employee's vacation accrual rate.Association board members who are currently State employees and not on full-time leave shall have time spent performing board duties considered as paid leave for purposes of vacation, sick leave and holiday pay eligibility when they are on Association leave.
Association Leave. In the event that the Association desires to send representatives to local, state or national conferences or on other business pertinent to Association affairs, these representatives shall be excused without loss of salary providing the Association reimburses the district for the cost of substitute(s) for any aggregate number of days exceeding twelve (12) in any school term used for such purposes and, further providing the frequency of excused leaves does not impair the quality of classroom instruction to be determined by the teachers and the principal involved ant that a written request for leave has been submitted to the superintendent at least one (1) week in advance. No more than two (2) teachers will be allowed to take Association leave on the same day.
Association Leave. The Association President or designee shall have five (5) days of paid leave to utilize for local, state or national conferences or for conducting other business pertinent to Association affairs. The Association President must provide at least five (5) working days’ notice of leave to the District.
Association Leave. Association leave is leave with pay to attend the conventions of the NEA or OEA. Association leave shall be limited to five (5) days for any bargaining unit employee in an academic year and an aggregate of twenty (20) days per academic year for the bargaining unit as a whole. A minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days written notice shall be provided to the University before taking such leave. Leave is not required and will not be charged when the faculty member is absent on a day when they have no scheduled responsibilities (e.g., teaching, office hours, or committee meetings). Any such absence requires that suitable arrangements, such as outside readings, research papers, or individual study, be made by the faculty member with the approval of the Chair so that studies may continue during the period of absence. If the faculty member and the Department Chair agree that a substitute should be assigned to the classroom for the period of the instructor’s absence, the Chair shall identify and assign a substitute, in accordance with Article 4 (Salaries, Salary Increments, and Rates of Pay) and Article 15 (Workload Activities). The Association shall bear the cost, if any, for such substitute.
Association Leave. At the beginning of every school year, the Association shall be provided with three(3) days of paid leave to be used by employees who are officers or agents of the Association, such use to be at the discretion of the Association. Use of this leave will not be charged to the individual employee’s Discretionary Leave. The Association agrees to notify the Director and building administrator(s) no less than forty-eight (48) hours in advance of taking such leave.
Association Leave. At the beginning of each school year, the Association, shall be credited with eight (8) days of temporary leave that may be used by licensed professional representatives of the Association to attend meetings relating thereto. On those occasions whereby the employment of a substitute(s) is necessitated the actual cost of such substitute(s) shall be borne by the Association. Requests for Association leave shall be made to the Director through the building principal no less than seventy-two (72) hours prior to the planned absence. CONTRACT YEAR/CONTRACT DAY