Article 14 : probationary period
14.1 Any new employee hired to a position who is part of the Bargaining Unit shall be subject to a probationary period of three (3) months.
14.2 If necessary, this probationary period may be extended by two (2) months.
14.3 An employee who is part of the Bargaining Unit and who has not completed his probationary period shall be entitled to the benefits provided for in the Agreement. During this period the employee's employment may be terminated at any time. The employee and the Union are not entitled to exercise the grievance procedure to contest the employee's dismissal.
14.4 If an employee must be off work for longer than ten (10) days, his probationary period will be extended by the same period.
14.5 Employees who have left their employment at the University and whose seniority is no longer in effect, or an employee from another bargaining unit or non-union, will have a probationary period as described in this Article.
14.6 During the probationary period, an employee's seniority is recognized and will be exercised once the probationary period is completed.
14.7 An employee who has not completed his probationary period cannot apply for another position at the University.