Article 1 : definition
University: The Employer, University of Ottawa.
The Union: The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).
Employee: All persons included in the bargaining unit and governed by the Agreement.
The parties: The University and the Union.
Agreement: The current Collective Agreement.
Union representative: An employee included in the local executive of the bargaining unit or an external representative working for the Union.
Personal file: The employee’s official file kept at the Human Resources Service.
Session: The work periods of fall, winter and spring-summer. The fall session includes the month of September to the end of December. The winter session includes the month of January to the end of April. The spring-summer session includes the month of May to the end of August.
Supervisor or immediate supervisor: The next in command outside the bargaining unit who holds a more senior position than the employee and to whom the employee reports.
Manager: Managers or Aquatic Coordinator.
Note: The Lifeguard, Head Lifeguard, Aquatic Instructor and Specialized/Advanced Aquatic Instructor job descriptions are provided in Appendix A.