Collective Agreement 2014-2017

For a .pdf version of the 2014-2017 Collective Agreement, click here. Changes from the 2011-2014 agreement are highlighted in bold. A printed version of the Collective Agreement is available upon request from faculty.relations@dal.ca. While every effort was made to ensure that the following hyperlinked version accurately corresponds to the printed Collective Agreement, the .pdf/printed version is the ultimate authority. (Skip to Schedules click here. Skip to Appendices click here)

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Description


Article 1
Definitions

Article 2
Purposes of Agreement

Article 3
Academic Freedom

Article 4
No Discrimination

Article 5
Recognition

Article 6
Management Rights

Article 7
Rights of the Association

Article 8
Association-Board Relations

Article 9
University Governance

Article 10
Research Staff Appointments
Article 11 Professional Librarians

Article 12
Instructors

Article 13
Professional Counsellors
Article 14 Appointments and Reappointments

Article 15
Tenure, Continuing Appointments and Appointments Without Term

Article 16
Promotion

Article 17
Rights, Responsibilities and Professional Relationships

Article 18
Personal Files

Article 19
Existing Practices

Article 20
Workloads
Article 21 Off‑Campus Teaching
Article 22 Extra Professional Activities

Article 23
Copyrights, Patents and Author’s Rights

Article 24
Resignation and Retirement
Article 25 Changes in Programme Staffing for Academic Reasons

Article 26
Financial Constraint
Article 27 Financial Exigency
Article 28 Disciplinary Actions, Suspension and Dismissal
Article 29 Grievance and Arbitration

Article 30
Vacations, Holidays and Leaves
Article 31 Salaries
Article 31A The Anomalies Fund

Article 32
Benefits
Article 33 Health and Safety

Article 34
Strikes and Lock‑Outs
Article 35 Transition, Term and Duration
Article 36 Fairness and Natural Justice
Article 37 Continuing Education Members

Article 37A
Financial Emergency in the College of Continuing Education

Schedules

 
Schedule A 2014/15 Salary Minima by Year being Credited for Initial Appointment of Members Other Than Professional Librarian, Instructor and Professional Counsellor Members, Effective 1 July 2014
Schedule B 2014/15 Salary Scale for Professional Librarian Members, Effective 1 July 2014
Schedule C 2014/15 Salary Scale for Instructor Members, Effective 1 July 2014
Schedule D 2014/15 Salary Scale for Professional Counsellor Members, Effective 1 July 2014
Schedule E 2014/15 Salary Scale for Technology Instructor Members, Effective 1 July 2014
Schedule F 2015/16 Salary Minima by Year being Credited for Initial Appointment of Members Other Than Professional Librarian, Instructor and Professional Counsellor Members, Effective 1 July 2015
Schedule G 2015/16 Salary Scale for Professional Librarian Members, Effective 1 July 2015
Schedule H 2015/16 Salary Scale for Instructor Members, Effective 1 July 2015
Schedule I 2015/16 Salary Scale for Professional Counsellor Members, Effective 1 July 2015
Schedule J 2015/16 Salary Scale for Technology Instructor Members, Effective 1 July 2015
Schedule K 2016/17 Salary Minima by Year being Credited for Initial Appointment of Members Other Than Professional Librarian, Instructor and Professional Counsellor Members, Effective 1 July 2016
Schedule L 2016/17 Salary Scale for Professional Librarian Members, Effective 1 July 2016
Schedule M 2016/17 Salary Scale for Instructor  Members, Effective 1 July 2016
Schedule N 2016/17 Salary Scale for Professional Counsellor Members, Effective 1 July 2016
Schedule O 2016/17 Salary Scale for Technology Instructor Members, Effective 1 July 2016

Appendices

 

Appendix I
Grievance Form
Appendix II Certificates and Letters of Clarification

Appendix III
Calculation of Y Values
Appendix IV Letter of Understanding – Clause 14.16 – Limited-Term Appointments of Less than One Year and Clause 14.18(a) – Part-Time or Other Staff Excluded

Appendix V
Guidelines Pursuant to Clause 22.03(b)

Appendix VI
Sample Letters for External Referees
Appendix VII Letter of Understanding – Academic staffing

Appendix VIII
Letter of Understanding (Exclusions from the Bargaining Unit)

Appendix IX
Memorandum of Understanding (Contributions to the Dalhousie University Staff Pension Plan)

Appendix X
Letter of Understanding (Definition of “Spouse”)

Appendix XI
Memorandum of Understanding – Special Salary Increases (SSI) – Clause 8.01(b)

Appendix XII
Letter of Understanding – Pension Plan

Appendix XIII
Letter of Understanding – University Library System

Appendix XIV
Letter of Understanding – Pension Plan

Appendix XV
Memorandum of Agreement – Faculty of Agriculture

Previous Collective Agreements:

2011-2014

2007-2011