Vacation Entitlement

Select an option below to view vacation entitlements for Support StaffAcademic Staff and Management and Professional Staff (MAPS)

Annual Vacation Leave for Regular and Auxiliary Salary Employees

Vacation credits for a full-time employee will be earned for each hour of service and credited at the end of each pay period.

Vacation Entitlements
Annual Vacation Leave for Regular and Auxiliary Salary Employees based on service.
Service
Credits Per Year
Hourly Accrual Rate
≤ 5 Years (60 months) 15 days 0.057692
>5 - 15 Years (180 months) 20 days 0.076923
>15-20 Years (240 months) 25 days 0.096154
> 20 Years 30 days 0.115385
Annual Vacation Leave for Other Support Employees

Casual Level 1, Casual Level 1 Full-Time Student, Casual Level 2 and Interim Staff employees receive vacation pay at the rate of 4% of their total earnings (exclusive of overtime and call back compensation) for each pay period. Temporary employees will also be entitled to take up to 3 weeks of time off without pay as vacation following their first 12 months worked.

Auxiliary Hourly and Apprentices receive vacation pay at the rate of 6% of their total earnings (exclusive of overtime and call back compensation) for each pay period. The employee will also be entitled to take up to 3 weeks of time off without pay as vacation in each 12 month period.

Supplementary Tradespersons receive vacation pay as specified in the respective trade union contract.

For further information regarding Annual Vacation Leave please refer to the Collective Agreement.

Hourly Accrual Rates Formula
Vacation days per year x job hours per day / 260 days per year x job hours per day
Hours Per day
15 vacation days per year
20 vacation days per year
25 vacation days per year
30 vacation days per year
7 0.057692 0.076923 0.096154 0.115385
7.5 0.057692 0.076923 0.096154 0.115385
8 0.057692 0.076923 0.096154 0.115385
Yearly Entitlements Calculated from Hourly Accrual Rate
Hourly accrual rate x hours per year / hours per day
Hours Per Day
Hours Per Year
Hourly Accrual Rate of 0.057692
Hourly Accrual Rate of 0.076923
Hourly Accrual Rate of 0.096154
Hourly Accrual Rate of 0.115385
7 1820 15.00 20.00 25.00 30.00
7.5 1950 15.00 20.00 25.00 30.00
8 2080 15.00 20.00 25.00 30.00


Example:

Employee earning 15 days vacation per year in month of July.
Hours Per Day
# Working Days
7 Hours Per Day
7.5 Hours Per Day
8 Hours Per Day
July 1-15 11 4.442284 4.759590 5.076896
July 16-31 12 4.846128 5.192280 5.538432

 

7 Hours Per Day
7.5 Hours Per Day
8 Hours Per Day
Hours Earned 9.288412 9.951870 10.615328
Days Earned
(Hours Earned/Hours Per Day)
1.33 1.33 1.33
Administrative and Professional Officer, Faculty Service Officer, Librarian
Days of vacation by years of service
Years of Service Days of Vacation
< 10 years 22
≥ 10 years 25
≥ 20 years 30
Faculty

22 days vacation


Academic Teaching Staff (ATS), Temporary Administrative and Professional Staff (TAPS), Trust/Research Academic Staff (TRAS)
Days of vacation by months of service.
Months of Service Days of Vacation
< 12 months 4% pay in lieu
≥ 12 months 22

Annual Vacation Leave

The vacation year for management and professional staff (MAPS) is from July 1 to June 30.

Full-time

Continuing employees and temporary employees are entitled to an annual paid vacation based on:

Days of vacation by years of service
Continous Service Completed
Days of Vacation
< 15 years 25
> 15 years 30
  • Employees who begin their employment after July 1 will get a pro-rated vacation entitlement based on 1/12 of their annual entitlement for each remaining complete month of service for that vacation year.
  • Employees can continue to collect vacation entitlement during the top-up period of maternity or parental leave under Article 16.5 of the MAPS Handbook.
  • All vacation schedules must first be approved by your supervisor.

Part-time

Employees earn pro-rated vacation based on the full-time entitlement.

Casual

In place of paid vacation days off, employees will receive vacation pay at the rate of 6% of base pay, paid on each pay period.

Carryforward

You must get the written consent from the Dean/Vice-President prior to carrying forward more than five days of your unused vacation time into the next year.

Vacation during leave

Vacation is earned while on paid leave, with the earned vacation proportional to the length of the leave.

No vacation shall be earned during:

  1. leave without pay
  2. disability leave
  3. that portion of partial leave for which no salary is paid
For more information regarding vacation entitlement, please consult Article 12 of the MAPS Handbook.