October 3, 2017

Leave of Nineteen Days or Less

Leave of Nineteen Days or Less

What is it?

You may take, as part of this option, an unpaid leave of absence for personal or family reasons. Your leave period may begin any time following the approval of your application.

For how long?

The leave of absence may be for a period of nineteen (19) working days or less.

How will this affect my pay?

The number of unpaid leave days requested will be deducted from your pay. You may, as part of this option, have your reduction in pay pro-rated over a period of your choice not to exceed six (6) months to ease any potential financial hardships.

What about my benefit coverage?

Pension Contributions: your share only.
Basic Life Insurance Plan (BLIP) Coverage: yes.
Premiums: your share only.
Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD) or Disability Insurance (DI) Coverage: yes.
Premiums: your share only.
Life and Accident Insurance (LAIP) (for Management/Exempt employees only) Coverage: yes.
Premiums: your share (Employee paid)
Extended Health Care Plan (EHCP) Coverage: yes.
Premiums: your share only.
Vision/Hearing & Dental Care Coverage: yes (MGT/XMT – your share only for dental).
Provincial Health Care (BC and Alberta only) Coverage: yes.
Premiums: your share only.
Vacation and Sick Leave Leave accumulates if 10 days paid in month; cannot be used during leave.

How are the premiums paid?

Deductions continue from your pay cheques during Leave of Nineteen Days or Less.

You must already be a member of the above benefit plans in order to have coverage under this program.

This chart applies only to the Work Options Program.

Additional Information

  1. During the approved period of leave, you shall be eligible only for those benefits for which you already have coverage, in accordance with your conditions of employment or collective agreement.
  2. During the approved leave, you may accept employment outside the Corporation provided such employment:
    • is not with any third party, subsidiary or affiliated company; and,
    • meets CPC Conflict of Interest guidelines or of any subsidiary or affiliated company. Such outside employment must not be with a competitor.