Employment, Benefits & Pay Administration

STEP/ CSJ Procedures

STEP

- Summer Temporary Employment Program

CSJ

- Canada Summer Jobs

ISWSP

- International Student Work Study Program (International Centre)

For STEP and CSJ appointments complete the Employment Programs Appointment/Pay Action Form.

STEP and CSJ subsidized summer employees are subject to the terms and conditions as stated in the BoG/NASA Collective Agreement (Part A for Operating and Part B for Trust) according to their appropriate position types:

  • Casual Level 1
  • Casual Level 1 - U of A Student
  • Casual Level 2
  • Auxiliary

Excluded Student – excluded from the bargaining unit (e.g. Interns, Co-op Students and Practicums)

Contact Support Staff - Employment Services or Human Resource Consulting for additional information on employee types and the corresponding conditions.

STEP & CSJ appointments will be paid on the semi-monthly schedule.

Timesheets:

Departments will have to submit the Semi-Monthly Timesheets for all hours worked during a semi-monthly pay period. (Please see the semi-monthly payroll deadlines ). For departments who enter semi-monthly hours into the Weekly Elapsed Time system please follow the keying open and end dates for each semi-monthly pay period.

 

STEP/CSJ/ISWSP Account Number:

  • Account number for Casual Level 1 and Casual Level 1 - FT Student: 500511
  • Account number for Excluded Students: 500115

Casual Level 1

  • Benchmark to determine Grade
  • Option - can pay at least 75% of step 1 on any grade provided that the wage is at least minimum wage
  • 4% Vacation Pay
  • 3.46% Stat Holiday Pay

Casual Level 1 - Full Time U of A Student

  • Benchmark to determine Grade
  • Option - can pay at least 75% of step 1 on any grade provided that the wage is at least minimum wage
  • 4% Vacation Pay
  • 3.46% Stat Holiday Pay
  • 1.5% Premium Pay

Excluded Student

  • Alberta Employment Standards - pay at least Alberta minimum wage
  • 4% Vacation Pay

Deductions:

The following deductions will be automatically processed on each payment:

  • Canadian Income Tax (CIT)
  • Employment Insurance (EI)
  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
  • NASA dues
  • WCB: Workers' Compensation coverage is provided by the applicable employment program.