What is a temporary employee?

Temporary employees are defined in the Part-Time Collective Agreement as employed to replace a regular part-time employee who is on leave or is employed for up to 9 months (for example, seasonal workers).

These sections of the part-time collective agreement cover temporary positions:

  • Article 2.3: Definition of temporary employee
  • Appendix 3A: Detail of rights and entitlements for temporary employees

What Collective Agreement Articles apply to temporary employees?

Appendix 3A of the part-time collective agreement details the rights of temporary employees. No other provisions will apply unless stated in Appendix 3A.

  • Ontario Human Rights (Article 3.3)
  • Harassment (Article 6)
  • Union Matters (Article 7)
  • Overtime (Article 9.5)
  • Wages (Article 10.1)
  • Shift Premium (Article 10.3)
  • Holidays (Article 13)
  • Vacation Pay (Article 14.1)
  • Bereavement Leave (Article 15.2)