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Flexible Work Options at 51福利社

The future is flexible

Discover more about the FWA Program and other flexible work options for employees.

FWA

What: Flexible Work Arrangements (FWA) is a program intended to contribute to the development of a flexible work culture in support of employee well-being.

Who:听Eligible administrative and support staff鈥痬ay submit a request鈥痶o participate. See鈥guidelines鈥痜or details.

Why:听The positive work from home experience reported by many staff during the pandemic has prompted the University to explore more deeply new models of work, including hybrid work arrangements for the longer term. The Flexible Work Arrangement is an evolving program designed to give eligible administrative and support staff more flexibility.听

How: Consult the鈥Guidelines and program details.

TAWA

Temporary Alternate Work Arrangements (TAWAs) are听agreements听with individual employees听that offer flexibility by temporarily reducing weekly听hours worked.听

For further questions, feel free to contact your local HR representative.

Family Days

Following a successful pilot project, MPEX (Management, Professional and Excluded) and MUNACA听employees may continue to use up to 3听of their 9听paid sick days each year to care for certain sick relatives, even when the employees themselves are not ill.

Read the FAQs for details.

Deferred Salary Leave

A deferred leave allows an employee to have their salary spread out over given period of time, in order to benefit from a deferred salary leave period. It includes an initial contribution period by the employee followed by a leave.

For more about听eligibility and procedure:

For further questions, feel free to contact your local HR representative.

Part-time Extended Parental Leave

An employee who returns to work before the maximum two-year duration of an extended parental leave may request a part-time extended parental leave for their return.

The employee has the right to have up to 2.5 days per week and听must work a minimum of 14听hours per week.

For more about eligibility and procedure:

  • MUNACA employees can consult Article 31.37听of the Collective Agreement.
  • Regular non-unionized non-academic staff can consult Article 6.1.5 of the Extended Parental Leave section of the Parental Leaves policy.

For further questions, feel free to contact your local HR representative.

Unpaid Leave of Absence

In cases not provided for by other leave policies, an employee who, for a valid reason, wishes to obtain an unpaid leave of absence should submit a written request for approval to the Dean or Senior Administrative Head in their area. The University will not refuse such a leave without valid grounds.

For more about eligibility and procedure:

For further questions, feel free to contact your local HR representative.

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