VACATION PROVISION FOR FORMER PSC EMPLOYEES
Employees formerly covered by the SGEU/PSC and CUPE 600 Collective Agreements who were granted vacation in advance of earning it shall continue to receive such vacation.
1. The granting and use of such vacation shall be in accordance with the conditions which applied under previous collective agreements. In particular:
(a) Employees previously covered by the SGEU/PSC Collective Agreement shall be credited on the first day of the vacation year with the vacation to which they will be entitled based on the years of service they will have completed in that vacation year.
(b) Employees previously covered by the CUPE 600 Collective Agreement shall be credited on the first day of the vacation year with the fourth, fifth and sixth week of vacation, based on the years of service they will have completed in that vacation year.
(c) Employees will take their vacation in the year in which it is granted. Employees may carry over up to five (5) days of vacation credit into the next vacation year. Permission to carry over more than five (5) days may be requested and granted in special circumstances.
2. Any Employee entitled to vacation under this Appendix, but wishing to take vacation under the general terms of Article 13 may elect to do so by written request to the Employer.