Article 29 : time off for union business
29.1 The University will give time off, without loss of salary, to two (2) Union delegates of the bargaining committee to attend bargaining sessions between the Parties. The Union can add another delegate on the bargaining committee, as long as the Union reimburses the University, the employee's salary and benefits, at the latest, thirty (30) days after the Agreement's ratification.
29.2 The University grants two (2) hours per week to one Union delegate of the Bargaining Unit for union business. The Union representative has to make a request to the immediate supervisor of the Union delegate cannot refuse union leave without valid reason.
29.3 In the case of a grievance, the Union delegate of the division concerned will have time off from work, without loss of salary, to attend at these meetings, and this, only if his presence is necessary.