We are the University of Saskatchewan Sessional Lecturers` Union. Through collective bargaining, we strive to provide our members with the fair wages and working conditions they deserve. Our members never stop working for their students and we never stop advocating for their rights. Equitable teacher representation improves the quality of training for our students and strengthens our university community. Update (6 October 2020): The Board of Governors today voted in favour of ratifying the agreement described above. According to U of S Labour Relations, the 2% increase in the scholarship should be included in members` salaries from October 15 and the accumulated salary increase with retroactive effect to September should appear on your October 30 paycheck. Compulsory life insurance: twice your annual salary, with the employer paying the full premium. The union office at McLean Hall Room 35 will no longer be occupied regularly as of Monday, March 16 and will continue until further notice. Sabbatical Leave and Sabbatical Travel: After 6 years of full-time service, a request for 12 months of leave can be made at 90% salary or 6 months of leave at 100%.
A sabbatical project must be approved by the Dean. There is an appeal committee if it is rejected. The additional sabbatical is 6 months for 90% after 3 years and 12 months for 90% or 6 months for 100% after 6 years. You can be reimbursed up to US$4,000 to cover travel for your sabbatical. It is important that you continue to make full pension contributions during the sabbatical. Pension: All new employees are members of the Academic Money Purchase Pension Plan. Contributions are 8.5% of the monthly salary which is compensated by the employer. Scholarship: A limited scholarship fund for the reimbursement of tuition fees is available to direct family members (spouses, partners and children) of staff. Scholarships are awarded annually on the basis of successful completion of a course or course if the applicant has achieved a weighted average of 65% or more..
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