Leave Without Pay
To ensure consistency and fairness in the review of all Leave Without Pay requests and to outline the criteria and procedures to be utilized in the application of the policy.
All non-academic barganing and non-bargaining employees, management and senior administrators and all agency employees.
Employees whose terms and conditions of employment are defined by the collective agreement between Memorial University and the Faculty Association (MUNFA) are not bound by the guidelines established under this policy.
Campus Human Resources Designate - senior administrator at each campus who has authority in certain human resources policy decisions. This policy Authority assigns, in writing, the Campus Human Resrouces Designate.
Unit Head - includes Dean, Director and other senior administrators at a comparable level or above, including the President, Vice-Presidents and Associate Vice-Presidents.
An employee's request for Leave Without Pay will not be granted where the purpose of the leave is to pursue alternative employment, operate a private business or engage in any activity which contradicts the spirit and/or intent of this policy.
It is the responsibility of the Unit Head or delegate to review all requests for Leave Without Pay to ensure that they fall within the policy guidelines before submissions are made to the Department of Human Resources.
The Department of Human Resources reports approved leaves in the monthly Personnel Report.