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    ONTARIO COLLEGES OF APPLIED ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY

    ACADEMIC EMPLOYEES COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

    BETWEEN: COLLEGE EMPLOYER COUNCIL (the Council)

    FOR THE COLLEGES OF APPLIED ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY

    AND: ONTARIO PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEES UNION

    (FOR ACADEMIC EMPLOYEES)

    EFFECTIVE FROM: OCTOBER 1, 2017 TO: SEPTEMBER 30, 2021

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Article Page 1. Recognition............................................................................................................. 1 2. Staffing .................................................................................................................. 1 3. Relationship ........................................................... 2 4. No Discrimination/Bullying/Psychological Harassment ................................................. 3 5. No Strike and No Lock-out ....................................................................................... 5 6. Management Functions ............................................................................................ 6 7. Union/College Committee (Local) .............................................................................. 6 8. Union Business ........................................................................................................ 7 9. Employee/Employer Relations Committee .................................................................. 9 10. Union Deduction .................................................................................................... 11 11. Workload ............................................................................................................... 11 12. Tuition Subsidy ...................................................................................................... 24 13. Copyright and Academic Freedom ............................................................................ 25 14. Salaries ................................................................................................................. 26 15. Vacations ............................................................................................................... 31 16. Holidays ................................................................................................................ 32 17. Short-Term Disability Plan ....................................................................................... 32 18. Long-Term Disability Plan........................................................................................ 34 19. Other Insurance Plans ............................................................................................ 34 20. Professional Development Leave .............................................................................. 39 21. Leaves of Absence .................................................................................................. 41 22. Pregnancy and Parental Leave ................................................................................. 43 23. Prepaid Leave Plan ................................................................................................. 45 24. Health and Safety ................................................................................................... 48 25. Reimbursement for Automobile Expenses ................................................................. 49 26. Partial-Load Employees ........................................................................................... 49 27. Job Security ........................................................................................................... 59 28. Employment Stability .............................................................................................. 71 29. Extended Staff Reduction ........................................................................................ 74 30. Employee Displacements Through Technological Change ........................................... 75 31. Personnel Records .................................................................................................. 76 32. Grievance and Arbitration Procedures ....................................................................... 76 33. Expedited Arbitration Process ................................................................................. 81 34. General ................................................................................................................. 82 35. Definitions ............................................................................................................ 83 36. Duration ................................................................................................................ 83

    Appendix I Standard Workload Form ................................................................. 85 Appendix II Joint Educational Qualifications Subcommittee ................................... 88 Appendix III Dental Plan ..................................................................................... 88 Appendix IV Joint Insurance Committee ............................................................... 88 Appendix V Sessional Employees ........................................................................ 91 Appendix VI Part-Time Service ........................................................................... 92 Appendix VII CAAT Retirees Group Insurance Advisory Committee .......................... 92

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Article Page Letters ............................................................................................................................. 94 Employment Equity ................................................................................................. 94

    Access to the Salary Schedule Maximum ................................................................... 96 Cumulative Sick Leave Plans .................................................................................... 97 Sick Leave Credit Transfers ..................................................................................... 98 Sick Leave Credits - Buyout ..................................................................................... 99 Short-Term Disability Plan - St. Lawrence College .................................................... 101 Long-Term Disability Plan ...................................................................................... 102 Displacement of Part-Time Employees .................................................................... 103 Ontario Health Insurance Plan ............................................................................... 104 New or Merged College ......................................................................................... 105 Salary Issue ......................................................................................................... 106 Collective Bargaining Information Services - Advisory Committee (CBIS) ................... 107 Expedited Arbitration Process ............................................................................... 108 Grievance Scheduling ............................................................................................ 109 Return-to-Work .................................................................................................... 110 Qualifications Review ............................................................................................ 111 Drug Card ........................................................................................................... 112 Changes to Colleges Mandate or Objects ............................................................... 113 Short-Term Disability Plan (Joint Task Force) .......................................................... 114 Intellectual Property ............................................................................................. 115 Pregnancy and Parental Leave ............................................................................... 116 Ontario Public Colleges: The Next 50 Years ............................................................. 117 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148 Issues) .......................................... 119 Counsellor Class Definition .................................................................................... 120 Signing of the Collective Agreement ....................................................................... 121

    Classification Plans .......................................................................................................... 122 Index ........................................................................................................................... 132

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    Article 1 RECOGNITION 1.01 The Union is recognized as the exclusive collective bargaining agency for all

    academic employees of the Colleges engaged as teachers, counsellors and librarians, all as more particularly set out in Article 14, Salaries, except for those listed below: (i) Chairs, Department Heads and Directors, (ii) persons above the rank of Chair, Department Head or Director, (iii) persons covered by the Memorandum of Agreement with the Ontario Public

    Service Employees Union in the support staff bargaining unit, (iv) other persons excluded by the legislation, and (v) teachers, counsellors and librarians employed on a part-time or sessional

    basis. NOTE A: Part-time in this context shall include persons who teach six hours per week or less. NOTE B: Sessional in this context shall mean an appointment of not more than 12 months

    duration in any 24 month period. Article 2 STAFFING 2.01 The Colleges shall not reclassify professors as instructors except through the

    application of Article 27, Job Security. 2.02 The College will give preference to the designation of