19.01 Resignation from the University

Whenever possible, an employee must provide written notice at least one (1) month in advance of resignation.

19.02 End of Contract

Employment ends automatically upon the expiration of the stated term date, without notice. Where the Employer intends to extend an employee’s contract, the Employer shall make every reasonable effort to do so as far in advance as possible.

19.03 Employer Initiated Termination

The University reserves the right to dismiss any employee for just cause. Dismissal for just cause must be conducted in a manner consistent with Article 20 - Discipline.

An employee whose position ends prior to its stated expiration date due to frustration of contract shall be provided a minimum of six (6) weeks’ notice or pay in lieu of notice of termination. Where an employee has been employed for ten (10) or more years, notice or pay in lieu shall be increased to notice requirements provided under provincial employment standards legislation.

Should an Employee who received pay in lieu of notice gain a subsequent appointment during the notice period, arrangements to reimburse the appropriate amount of monies to the employer will be required before employment can re-commence.