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Article 9 : statutory holidays


  • In addition to vacation with pay, the following statutory holidays will be granted:
    • Canada Day
    • Labour Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Day
    • Boxing Day
    • New Year’s Day
    • Good Friday
    • Easter Monday
    • Queen’s Birthday
    • Civic Holiday
    • Family Day
    • and all other statutory holidays of general application proclaimed by the Federal and Provincial authorities.
  • All employees covered by this Labour Agreement are on holidays with pay for the period starting on December 23 to January 3, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. as per the regular starting time unless the University issues other directives to the employees for extending this period or modifying the working hours providing that there is no reduction in the holiday period.

9.2 All statutory holidays listed in Article 9.1 shall be paid holidays, provided however that the employee has worked on his scheduled work day or shift immediately preceding and his scheduled work day or shift immediately following such holidays.

9.3 Any employee who is required to work on any holiday listed in Article 9.1 shall be paid for the number of hours he has worked at the rate of time and one half (1½) his regular hourly rate in addition to an amount equal to one (1) regular work day pay at the rate of his job classification.

9.4 Should a statutory holiday fall during the approved vacation leave period or during the normal day off of an employee, he shall receive one (1) regular day’s pay for that holiday at his regular hourly rate, provided he has worked on his work day immediately preceding and his work day immediately following such holiday or approved vacation period. A day off falling between the period starting at 12:00 (noon) December 24 and ending on January 3 shall be given as if it were a statutory holiday.