General Conditions (Part 03 - Terms & Conditions of Employment for Excluded Employees / Appointees)
10. Bridging of Service: Regular Employees
If a regular employee terminates as a result of a decision to care for a dependent parent, spouse or child and is re-employed, upon application he/she shall be credited with his/her length of service accumulated at the time of termination for the purposes of benefits that are based on length of service. The following conditions shall apply:
The employee must have been a regular employee with at least two years of service seniority at the time of termination,
The resignation must indicate the reason for termination,
The break in service must be for no longer than six years, and
The previous length of service shall not be reinstated until successful completion of the probationary period on re-employment.
Former regular employees who meet the conditions outlined above:
Will have in-service status when applying for re-employment, and
Will, if years of continuous service are being assessed during the selection process, be credited with points for the years of continuous service accumulated to the effective date of termination.