Article 31: Salaries

31.01 For Members employed full-time for 12 months during the academic year, the regular salary as defined in Article 1, shall be adjusted as provided in this Article 31. For Members employed full-time for less than 12 months during the academic year, the regular salary as defined in Article 1, shall be adjusted as provided in this Article 31 multiplied by the fraction obtained by dividing the number of months employed by 12. For Members employed less than full-time during the academic year, the regular salary as defined in Article 1, shall be adjusted as provided in this Article 31 multiplied by the fraction of full-time duties they were employed to carry out in accordance with the specification of this fraction in Clause 14.06. For Members employed less than full-time for less than 12 months during the academic year, the regular salary as defined in Article 1, shall be adjusted as provided in this Article 31 multiplied by both fractions.

31.02 All increases in regular salary rates arising from the application of this Article 31 shall take effect from the date indicated or the starting date of the Member’s employment if that is later. The effect of adjustment of salaries on pension benefits shall also take effect from the same date as the salary adjustment.

Regular Salaries for the Academic Year 2014/15.

31.03 Adjustments of regular salary rates for 2014/2015 shall be made only for those Members falling into one of the following categories:

(a) Members whose appointments took effect on or before 1 January 2014, who had a regular salary rate for 2013/14, who received no adjustment to their regular salary rates for 2014/15 prior to 1 July 2014 and who have been employed as Members from at least 1 January 2014 to 1 July 2014;

(b) Members whose appointments took effect after 1 January 2014, whose regular salary rate at the time of appointment as a Member was specified to be the rate for 2013/14 and subject to adjustment for 2014/15, who have received no subsequent adjustment to their regular salary rates for 2014/15 prior to 1 July 2014, and who have been employed from the date of their appointment to 1 July 2014.

31.04 Members who started employment after 1 January 2014 at regular salary rates specified as 2014/2015 rates are not eligible for further adjustments to their regular salary rates for 2014/2015, subject to terms set out in their letters of appointment, unless their regular salary rate is less than that shown in the appropriate Schedule. Such Members shall receive an Adjustment to the Scale necessary to bring their regular salary rate up to the minimum for their rank and Y value, as shown in the appropriate Schedule.

31.05 Insofar as the salary paid to a Member for 2014/2015 is modified solely as a result of a change in the fraction of full-time duties that Member is employed to carry out, such a modification shall not be interpreted as an adjustment in regular salary rate for the purpose of Clause 31.03. Notwithstanding the limitations imposed by Clause 31.03, adjustments of 2014/2015 regular salary rates approved by the Association-Board Committee under the provisions of the 2011-2014 Collective Agreement shall be further adjusted as required by the form of that approval.

Regular Salaries for 2014/15 for Members Other Than Professional Librarian, Instructor and Professional Counsellor Members.

31.06 The regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate in accordance with Clauses 31.02 and 31.03, shall be determined as follows:

(a) an Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 2.00 percent of the Member’s 2013/14 regular salary rate shall be added to the Member’s 2013/14 regular salary rate for 2014/2015, effective 1 July 2014;

(b) subject to Clauses 31.56 and 31.61, a Career Development Increment (C.D.I.) of $2514 shall be added to their 2013/14 regular salary rate for 2014/2015, effective 1 July 2014 unless the C.D.I. is withheld in accordance with Clause 31.08 or unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2014 and had the year 2014/15 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no C.D.I. shall be paid in 2014/2015;

(c) a salary adjustment on promotion in the amount of $2514 for those Members promoted to Associate Professor and a salary adjustment on promotion in the amount of $2514 for those Members promoted to Professor shall be added to their regular salary rate for 2014/2015 effective 1 July 2014;

(d) a comparability adjustment in the amount of $1200 for those Members who hold the rank of Associate Professor effective 1 July 2014 and a comparability adjustment in the amount of $1500 for those Members who hold the rank of Professor effective 1 July 2014.

31.07 After application of Clause 31.06, the regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members, whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule A for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule A.

31.08

(a) The C.D.I. is intended to provide financial progress through each rank commensurate with actual development in a Member’s career. Career development is not a measure of the number of years a Member has been employed in a rank, but is based upon, recognizes and rewards actual development in the quality of performance in relation to the Member’s responsibilities specified in Article 17, the Member’s workload approved or authorized in accordance with Article 20, and the characteristics and contributions relevant to appointment, reappointment, promotion and tenure. Upon the recommendation or agreement of the appropriate Chairperson, Head or Director and Dean or Vice-President, and the concurrence of the President, the C.D.I. may be withheld if the performance of the Member during the preceding academic year is judged, by the criteria referred to in this Clause 31.08, to have shown substantially less career development than might reasonably be expected for a Member of that rank. Before the President concurs with the withholding of a C.D.I., the President or his/her delegate shall review with the Member the basis for the judgment before any financial adjustment is made to the Member’s salary. When such withholding is done, the Member and the Association shall be notified by the Dean or Vice-President, in writing, that the action has been taken and the reasons for it, making specific reference to the criteria below which the Member’s performance fell substantially. Such notice shall be given not later than the end of the month within which the C.D.I. is first withheld.

(b) An isolated case of unsatisfactory teaching evaluation results for a single half-credit or full-credit course shall not be the basis for denial of a C.D.I.

31.09 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Lecturer and Assistant Professor shall be the 2013/14 rank minimum increased by 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Associate Professor and Professor shall be the 2013/14 rank minimum increased by 2.0 percent (I.M.C.) and the Comparability Adjustment of $1200 for the rank of Associate Professor and $1500 for the rank of Professor. The minimum regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014
(a) Lecturer, or equivalent $62,082
(b) Assistant Professor, or equivalent $69,622
(c) Associate Professor, or equivalent $84,153
(d) Professor, or equivalent $97,274

These minima shall, as of 1 July 2014, be $9,818 higher for those in the Faculty of Law with a degree in law which is recognized by a professional bar society and for those in other Faculties for whom a degree in law, which is recognized by a professional bar society, is a requirement for appointment and the minima shall be $16,817 higher for those in the Faculty of Medicine with a degree in medicine which is recognized by a provincial medical board or comparable agency.

Regular Salaries for 2014/15 for Professional Librarian Members.

31.10 The regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for professional librarian Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2014/15 in accordance with Clauses 31.02 and 31.03, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) an Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 2.00 percent of the Member’s 2013/14 regular salary rate shall be added for 2014/2015, effective 1 July 2014;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a Career Development Increment (C.D.I.) of $2,014 for Librarian 1, and $2,333 for Librarians 2, 3 and 4 shall be added to their 2013/14 regular salary rate for 2014/15 effective 1 July 2014, unless the C.D.I. is withheld in accordance with Clause 31.12 or unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2014 and had the year 2014/15 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no C.D.I. shall be paid in 2014/2015;

31. 11 After application of Clause 31.10, the regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for professional librarian Members, whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule B for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule B.

31.12 The C.D.I. is intended to provide financial progress through each rank commensurate with actual development in a Member’s career. Career development is not a measure of the number of years a Member has been employed in a rank, but is based upon, recognizes and rewards actual development in the quality of performance in relation to the Member’s responsibilities specified in Article 11 and the characteristics and contributions relevant to appointment, reappointment, promotion and appointment without term. Upon the recommendation or agreement of:

(i) the Associate University Librarian (Health Sciences), and the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Health Sciences Library;

(ii) the Chief Librarian and the Dean of Law for librarian Members in the Law Library;

(iii) the Associate University Librarian (Sexton Design & Technology) and the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Sexton Design & Technology Library;

(iv) the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Libraries not specified in (i), (ii) and (iii) above;

and the Vice-President, and with the concurrence of the President, the C.D.I. may be withheld if the performance of the Member during the preceding academic year is judged to have fallen substantially below the criteria referred to in this Clause 31.12. Before the President concurs with the withholding of a C.D.I., the President or his/her delegate shall review with the Member the basis for the judgment before any financial adjustment is made to the Member’s salary. When such withholding is done, the Member and the Association shall be notified by the Dean or Vice-President, in writing, that the action has been taken and the reasons for it, making specific reference to the criteria below which the Member’s performance fell substantially. Such notice shall be given not later than the end of the month within which the C.D.I. is first withheld.

31.13 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Librarian 1, 2, 3, and 4 shall be the 2013/14 rank minimum increased by 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for professional librarian Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014
(a) Librarian 1 $56,986
(b) Librarian 2 $63,026
(c) Librarian 3 $70,025
(d) Librarian 4 $81,688

Regular Salaries for 2014/15 for Instructor Members.

31.14 The regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for instructor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2014/2015 in accordance with the provisions of Clauses 31.02 and 31.03, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) an Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 2.00 percent of the Member’s 2013/14 regular salary rate shall be added for 2014/2015, effective 1 July 2014;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a step of $2,380 shall be added to their 2013/14 regular salary rate for 2014/15 effective 1 July 2014, unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2014 and had the year 2014/2015 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no step shall be paid in 2014/2015;

31.15A After application of Clause 31.14, the regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for instructor Members, whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule C for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule C.

31.15B After application of Clause 31.14, the regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for Technology Instructor Members, whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule E for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule E.

31.16A The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Instructor, Senior Instructor and University Teaching Fellow, shall be the 2013/14 rank minimum increased by 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for instructor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014
(a) Instructor $56,535
(b) Senior Instructor $70,813
(c) University Teaching Fellow $85,091

These minima shall be $9,818 higher for those in the Faculty of Law with a degree in law which is recognized by a professional bar society, and for those in other Faculties for whom a degree in law, which is recognized by a professional bar society, is a requirement for appointment, and the minima shall be $16,817 higher for those in the Faculty of Medicine with a degree in medicine which is recognized by a provincial medical board or comparable agency.

31.16B The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Technology Instructor I, Technology Instructor II and Technology Instructor III 2014/2015 shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014
(a) Technology Instructor I $45,511
(b) Technology Instructor II $55,029
(c) Technology Instructor III $69,307

Regular Salaries for 2014/15 for Professional Counsellor Members.

31.17 The regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for professional counsellor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2014/2015 in accordance with the provisions of Clauses 31.02 and 31.03, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) An Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 2.00 percent of the Member’s 2013/14 regular salary rate shall be added for 2014/2015, effective 1 July 2014;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a step of $2,514 shall be added to their 2013/14 regular salary rate for 2014/15 effective 1 July 2014, unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2014 and had the year 2014/2015 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no C.D.I. shall be paid in 2014/2015;

31.18 After application of Clause 31.17, the regular salary rates for 2014/2015 for professional counsellor Members whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule D for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule D.

31.19 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of professional counsellors who hold the M.A. degree or its equivalent and for professional counsellors who are registered or who have the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent shall be the 2013/14 rank minimum increased by 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rate for 2014/2015 for Members employed as professional counsellors who hold the M.A. degree or its equivalent but who are not registered by the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology shall be $65,605 effective 1 July 2014. For those who are registered or who have the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent, the minimum shall be $73,145 effective 1 July 2014.

Regular Salaries for the Academic Year 2015/16.

31.20 Adjustments of regular salary rates for 2015/16 shall be made only for those Members falling into one of the following categories:

(a) Members whose appointments took effect on or before 1 January 2015, who had a regular salary rate for 2014/15, who received no adjustment to their regular salary rates for 2015/16 prior to 1 July 2015, and who have been employed as Members from at least 1 January 2015 to 1 July 2015;

(b) Members whose appointments took effect after 1 January 2015, whose regular salary rate at the time of appointment as a Member was specified to be the rate for 2014/15 and subject to adjustment for 2015/16, who have received no subsequent adjustment to their regular salary rates for 2015/16 prior to 1 July 2015 and who have been employed from at least the date of their initial appointment to 1 July 2015.

31.21 Members who started employment after 1 January 2015 at regular salary rates specified as 2015/16 rates are not eligible for further adjustments to their regular salary rates for 2015/16, subject to terms set out in their letters of appointment, unless their regular salary rate is less than that shown in the appropriate Schedule. Such Members shall receive any Adjustment to Scale necessary to bring their regular salary rate up to the minimum for their rank and Y value, as shown in the appropriate Schedule.

31.22 Insofar as the salary paid to a Member for 2015/16 is modified solely as a result of a change in the fraction of full-time duties that Member is employed to carry out, such a modification shall not be interpreted as an adjustment in regular salary rate for the purpose of Clause 31.20. Notwithstanding the limitations imposed by Clause 31.20, adjustments of 2015/16 regular salary rates approved by the Association-Board Committee under the provisions of this Collective Agreement shall be further adjusted as required by the form of that approval.

Regular Salaries for 2015/16 for Members Other Than Professional Librarian, Instructor and Professional Counsellor Members.

31.23 The regular salary rates for 2015/16 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate in accordance with Clauses 31.02 and 31.20, shall be determined as follows:

(a) An Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 1.75 percent of the Member’s 2014/15 regular salary rate shall be added to the Member’s 2014/15 regular salary rate for 2015/16, effective 1 July 2015;

(b) subject to Clauses 31.56 and 31.61, a Career Development Increment (C.D.I.) of $2,558 shall be added to their 2014/15 regular salary rate for 2015/16 effective 1 July 2015, unless the C.D.I. is withheld in accordance with Clause 31.25 or unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2015 and had the year 2015/16 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no C.D.I. shall be paid in 2015/16;

(c) a salary adjustment on promotion in the amount of $2,558 for those Members promoted to Associate Professor and a salary adjustment on promotion in the amount of $2,558 for those Members promoted to Professor shall be added to their regular salary rate for 2015/2016 effective 1 July 2015;

(d) a comparability adjustment in the amount of $1200 for those Members who hold the rank of Associate Professor effective 1 July 2015 and a comparability adjustment in the amount of $1500 for those Members who hold the rank of Professor effective 1 July 2015.

31.24 After application of Clause 31.23, the regular salary rates for 2015/16 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members, whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule F for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those in Schedule F.

31.25

(a) The C.D.I. is intended to provide financial progress through each rank commensurate with actual development in a Member’s career. Career development is not a measure of the number of years a Member has been employed in a rank, but is based upon, recognizes and rewards actual development in the quality of performance in relation to the Member’s responsibilities specified in Article 17, the Member’s workload approved or authorized in accordance with Article 20, and the characteristics and contributions relevant to appointment, reappointment, promotions and tenure. Upon the recommendation or agreement of the appropriate Chairperson, Head or Director and Dean or Vice-President, and the concurrence ofthe President, the C.D.I. may be withheld if the performance of the Member during the preceding academic year is judged, by the criteria referred to in this Clause 31.25, to have shown substantially less career development than might reasonably be expected for a Member of that rank. Before the President concurs with the withholding of a C.D.I., the President or his/her delegate shall review with the Member the basis for the judgment before any financial adjustment is made to the Member’s salary. When such withholding is done, the Member and the Association shall be notified by the Dean or Vice-President, in writing, that the action has been taken and the reasons for it, making specific reference to the criteria below which the Member’s performance fell substantially. Such notice shall be given not later than the end of the month within which the C.D.I. is first withheld.

(b) An isolated case of unsatisfactory teaching evaluation results for a single half-credit or full-credit course shall not be the basis for denial of a C.D.I.

31.26 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Lecturer and Assistant Professor shall be the 2014/15 rank minimum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Associate Professor and Professor shall be the 2014/15 rank minimum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.) and the Comparability Adjustment of $1200 for the rank of Associate Professor and $1500 for the rank of Professor. The minimum regular salary rates for 2015/16 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2015
(a) Lecturer, or equivalent $63,169
(b) Assistant Professor, or equivalent $70,841
(c) Associate Professor, or equivalent $86,826
(d) Professor, or equivalent $100,477

These minima shall, as of 1 July 2015, be $9,990 higher for those in the Faculty of Law with a degree in law which is recognized by a professional bar society and for those in other Faculties for whom a degree in law, which is recognized by a professional bar society, is a requirement for appointment and the minima shall be $17,112 higher for those in the Faculty of Medicine with a degree in medicine which is recognized by a provincial medical board or comparable agency.

Regular Salaries for 2015/16 for Professional Librarian Members

31.27 The regular salary rates for 2015/16 for professional librarian Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2015/16 in accordance with Clauses 31.02 and 31.20, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) An Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.), equal to 1.75 percent of the Member’s 2014/15 regular salary rate shall be added to the Member’s 2014/15 regular salary rate for 2015/16, effective 1 July 2015;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a Career Development Increment (C.D.I.) of $2,050 for Librarian 1, and $2,374 for Librarian 2, 3 and 4 shall be added to their 2014/15 regular salary rate for 2015/16 effective 1 July 2015, unless the C.D.I. is withheld in accordance with Clause 31.29 or unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2015 and had the year 2015/16 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no C.D.I. shall be paid in 2015/16.

31.28 After application of Clause 31.27, the regular salary rates for 2015/16 for professional librarian Members whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule G for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule G.

31.29 The C.D.I. is intended to provide financial progress through each rank commensurate with actual development in a Member’s career. Career development is not a measure of the number of years a Member has been employed in a rank, but is based upon, recognizes and rewards actual development in the quality of performance in relation to the Member’s responsibilities specified in Article 11 and the characteristics and contributions relevant to appointment, reappointment, promotion and appointment without term. Upon the recommendation or agreement of:

(i) the Associate University Librarian (Health Sciences), and the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Health Sciences Library;

(ii) the Chief Librarian and the Dean of Law for librarian Members in the Law Library;

(iii) the Associate University Librarian (Sexton Design & Technology) and the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Sexton Design & Technology Library;

(iv) the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Libraries not specified in (i), (ii) and (iii) above;

and the Vice-President, and with the concurrence of the President, the C.D.I. may be withheld if the performance of the Member during the preceding academic year is judged to have fallen substantially below the criteria referred to in this Clause 31.29. Before the President concurs with the withholding of a C.D.I., the President or his/her delegate shall review with the Member the basis for the judgment before any financial adjustment is made to the Member’s salary. When such withholding is done, the Member and the Association shall be notified by the Dean or Vice-President, in writing, that the action has been taken and the reasons for it, making specific reference to the criteria below which the Member’s performance fell substantially. Such notice shall be given not later than the end of the month within which the C.D.I. is first withheld.

31.30 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Librarian 1, 2, 3, and 4 shall be the 2014/15 rank minimum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2015/16 for professional librarian Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2015
(a) Librarian 1 $57,984
(b) Librarian 2 $64,129
(c) Librarian 3 $71,251
(d) Librarian 4 $83,118

Regular Salaries for 2015/16 for Instructor Members

31.26 The regular salary rates for 2015/16 for instructor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2015/16 in accordance with the provisions of Clauses 31.02 and 31.20, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) an Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 1.75 percent of the Member’s 2014/15 regular salary rate shall be added to the Member’s 2014/15 regular salary rate for 2015/16, effective 1 July 2015;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a step of $2,422 shall be added to their 2014/15 regular salary rate for 2015/16, effective 1 July 2015, unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2015 and had the year 2015/16 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no step shall be paid in 2015/16;

31.32A After application of Clause 31.31, the regular salary rates for 2015/16 for instructor Members whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule H for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule H.

31.3 B After application of Clause 31.31, the regular salary rates for 2015/16 for Technology Instructor Members, whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule J for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule J.

31.33A The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Instructor, Senior Instructor and University Teaching Fellow shall be the 2014/15 rank minimum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2015/16 for instructor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2015
(a) Instructor $57,525
(b) Senior Instructor $72,053
(c) University Teaching Fellow $86,581

These minima shall be, as of 1 July 2015, $9,990 higher for those in the Faculty of Law with a degree in law which is recognized by a professional bar society, and for those in other Faculties for whom a degree in law, which is recognized by a professional bar society, is a requirement for appointment, and the minima shall be $17,112 higher for those in the Faculty of Medicine with a degree in medicine which is recognized by a provincial medical board or comparable agency.

31.33B The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Technology Instructor I, Technology Instructor II and Technology Instructor III shall be the 2014/15 rank minimum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2015/16 for Technology Instructor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2015
(a) Technology Instructor I $46,308
(b) Technology Instructor II $55,993
(c) Technology Instructor III $70,520

Regular Salaries for 2015/16 for Professional Counsellor Members

31.34 The regular salary rates for 2015/16 for professional counsellor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2015/16 in accordance with the provisions of Clauses 31.02 and 31.20, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) an Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 1.75 percent of the Member’s 2014/15 regular salary rate shall be added to the Member’s regular salary rate for 2015/16, effective 1 July 2015;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a step of $2,558 shall be added to their 2014/15 regular salary rate for 2015/16, effective 1 July 2015, unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2015 and had the year 2015/16 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no step shall be paid in 2015/16;

31.35 After application of Clause 31.34, the regular salary rates for 2015/16 for professional counsellor Members whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule I for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule I.

31.36 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of professional counsellors who hold the M.A. degree or its equivalent and for professional counsellors who are registered or who have the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent shall be the 2014/15 rank minimum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2015/16 for professional counsellor Members who hold the M.A. degree or its equivalent but who are not registered by the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology shall be $66,754 effective 1 July 2015. For those who are registered or who have the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent, the minimum shall be $74,428 effective 1 July 2015.

Regular Salaries for the Academic Year 2016/17.

31.37 Adjustments of regular salary rates for 2016/17 shall be made only for those Members falling into one of the following categories:

(a) Members whose appointments took effect on or before 1 January 2016, who had a regular salary rate for 2015/16, who received no adjustment to their regular salary rates for 2016/17 prior to 1 July 2016, and who have been employed as Members from at least 1 January 2016 to 1 July 2016;

(b) Members whose appointments took effect after 1 January 2016, whose regular salary rate at the time of appointment as a Member was specified to be the rate for 2015/16 and subject to adjustment for 2016/17 who have received no subsequent adjustment to their regular salary rates for 2016/17prior to 1 July 2016 and who have been employed from at least the date of their initial appointment to 1 July 2016.

31.38 Members who started employment after 1 January 2016 at regular salary rates specified as 2016/17 rates are not eligible for further adjustments to their regular salary rates for 2016/17, subject to terms set out in their letters of appointment, unless their regular salary rate is less than that shown in the appropriate Schedule. Such Members shall receive any Adjustment to Scale necessary to bring their regular salary rate up to the minimum for their rank and Y value, as shown in the appropriate Schedule.

31.39 Insofar as the salary paid to a Member for 2016/17 is modified solely as a result of a change in the fraction of full-time duties that Member is employed to carry out, such a modification shall not be interpreted as an adjustment in regular salary rate for the purpose of Clause 31.37. Notwithstanding the limitations imposed by Clause 31.37, adjustments of 2016/17 regular salary rates approved by the Association-Board Committee under the provisions of this Collective Agreement shall be further adjusted as required by the form of that approval.

Regular Salaries for 2016/17 for Members Other Than Professional Librarian, Instructor and Professional Counsellor Members.

31.40 The regular salary rates for 2016/17 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate in accordance with Clauses 31.02 and 31.37, shall be determined as follows:

(a) An Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 1.50 percent of the Member’s 2015/16 regular salary rate shall be added for 2016/17, effective 1 July 2016;

(b) subject to Clauses 31.56 and 31.61, a Career Development Increment (C.D.I.) of $2,597 shall be added to their 2015/16 regular salary rate for 2016/17, effective 1 July 2016, unless the C.D.I. is withheld in accordance with Clause 31.42 or unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2016 and had the year 2016/17 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no C.D.I. shall be paid in 2016/17;

(c) a salary adjustment on promotion in the amount of $2,597 for those Members promoted to Associate Professor and a salary adjustment on promotion in the amount of $2,597 for those Members promoted to Professor shall be added to their regular salary rate for 2016/2017 effective 1 July 2016;

31.41 After application of Clause 31.40, the regular salary rates for 2016/17 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members, whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule K for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those in Schedule K.

31.42

(a) The C.D.I. is intended to provide financial progress through each rank commensurate with actual development in a Member’s career. Career development is not a measure of the number of years a Member has been employed in a rank, but is based upon, recognizes and rewards actual development in the quality of performance in relation to the Member’s responsibilities specified in Article 17, the Member’s workload approved or authorized in accordance with Article 20, and the characteristics and contributions relevant to appointment, reappointment, promotions and tenure. Upon the recommendation or agreement of the appropriate Chairperson, Head or Director and Dean or Vice-President, and the concurrence of
the President, the C.D.I. may be withheld if the performance of the Member during the preceding academic year is judged, by the criteria referred to in this Clause 31.42, to have shown substantially less career development than might reasonably be expected for a Member of that rank. Before the President concurs with the withholding of a C.D.I., the President or his/her delegate shall review with the Member the basis for the judgment before any financial adjustment is made to the Member’s salary. When such withholding is done, the Member and the Association shall be notified by the Dean or Vice-President, in writing, that the action has been taken and the reasons for it, making specific reference to the criteria below whichthe Member’s performance fell substantially. Such notice shall be given not later than the end of the month within which the C.D.I. is first withheld.

(b) An isolated case of unsatisfactory teaching evaluation results for a single half-credit or full-credit course shall not be the basis for denial of a CDI.

31.43 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor shall be the 2015/16 rank minimum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2016/17 for Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2016
(a) Lecturer, or equivalent $64,117
(b) Assistant Professor, or equivalent $71,904
(c) Associate Professor, or equivalent $88,129
(d) Professor, or equivalent $101,985

These minima shall, as of 1 July 2016, be $10,140 higher for those in the Faculty of Law with a degree in law which is recognized by a professional bar society and for those in other Faculties for whom a degree in law, which is recognized by a professional bar society, is a requirement for appointment and the minima shall be $17,369 higher for those in the Faculty of Medicine with a degree in medicine which is recognized by a provincial medical board or comparable agency.

Regular Salaries for 2016/17 for Professional Librarian Members

31.44 The regular salary rates for 2016/17 for professional librarian Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2016/17 in accordance with Clauses 31.02 and 31.37, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) An Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 1.50 percent of the Member’s 2015/16 regular salary rate shall be added for 2016/17, effective 1 July 2016;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a Career Development Increment (C.D.I.) of $2,081 for Librarian 1, and $2,410 for Librarian 2, 3 and 4 shall be added to their 2015/16 regular salary rate for 2016/17, effective 1 July 2016, unless the C.D.I. is withheld in accordance with Clause 31.46 or unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2016 and had the year 2016/17 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no C.D.I. shall be paid in 2016/17;

31.45 After application of Clause 31.44, the regular salary rates for 2016/17 for professional librarian Members whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule L for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule L.

31.46 The C.D.I. is intended to provide financial progress through each rank commensurate with actual development in a Member’s career. Career development is not a measure of the number of years a Member has been employed in a rank, but is based upon, recognizes and rewards actual development in the quality of performance in relation to the Member’s responsibilities specified in Article 11 and the characteristics and contributions relevant to appointment, reappointment, promotion and appointment without term. Upon the recommendation or agreement of:

(i) the Associate University Librarian (Health Sciences), and the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Health Sciences Library;

(ii) the Chief Librarian and the Dean of Law for librarian Members in the Law Library;

(iii) the Associate University Librarian (Sexton Design & Technology) and the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Sexton Design & Technology Library;

(iv) the University Librarian for librarian Members in the Libraries not specified in (i), (ii) and (iii) above;

and the Vice-President, and with the concurrence of the President, the C.D.I. may be withheld if the performance of the Member during the preceding academic year is judged to have fallen substantially below the criteria referred to in this Clause 31.46. Before the President concurs with the withholding of a C.D.I., the President or his/her delegate shall review with the Member the basis for the judgment before any financial adjustment is made to the Member’s salary. When such withholding is done, the Member and the Association shall be notified by the Dean or Vice-President, in writing, that the action has been taken and the reasons for it, making specific reference to the criteria below which the Member’s performance fell substantially. Such notice shall be given not later than the end of the month within which the C.D.I. is first withheld.

31.47 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Librarian 1, 2, 3, and 4 shall be the 2015/16 rank minimum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2016/17 for professional librarian Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2016
(a) Librarian 1 $58,854
(b) Librarian 2 $65,091
(c) Librarian 3 $72,320
(d) Librarian 4 $84,365

Regular Salaries for 2016/17 for Instructor Members

31.48 The regular salary rates for 2016/17 for instructor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2016/17 in accordance with the provisions of Clauses 31.02 and 31.37, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) An Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 1.50 percent of the Member’s 2015/16 regular salary rate shall be added for 2016/17, effective 1 July 2016;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a step of $2,459 shall be added to their 2015/16 regular salary rate for 2016/17, effective 1 July 2016, unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2016 and had the year 2016/17 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no step shall be paid in 2016/17;

31.49A After application of Clause 31.48, the regular salary rates for 2016/17 for instructor Members whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule M for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule M.

31.49B After application of Clause 31.48, the regular salary rates for 2016/17 for Technology Instructor Members whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule O for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule O.

31.50A The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Instructor, Senior Instructor and University Teaching Fellow shall be the 2015/16 rank minimum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2016/17 for instructor Members shall be the 2015/16 minimum regular salary rates times the I.M.C. at 1 July 2016.

Effective 1 July 2016
(a) Instructor $58,388
(b) Senior Instructor $73,134
(c) University Teaching Fellow $87,880

These minima shall, as of 1 July 2016, be $10,140 higher for those in the Faculty of Law with a degree in law which is recognized by a professional bar society and for those in other Faculties for whom a degree in law, which is recognized by a professional bar society, is a requirement for appointment and the minima shall be $17,369 higher for those in the Faculty of Medicine with a degree in medicine which is recognized by a provincial medical board or comparable agency.

31.50B The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of Technology Instructor I, Technology Instructor II and Technology Instructor III shall be the 2015/16 rank minimum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2016/17 for Technology Instructor Members shall be the 2015/16 minimum regular salary rates times the I.M.C. at 1 July 2016.

Effective 1 July 2016
(a) Technology Instructor I $47,003
(b) Technology Instructor II $56,833
(c) Technology Instructor III $71,578

Regular Salaries for 2016/17 for Professional Counsellor Members

31.51 The regular salary rates for 2016/17 for professional counsellor Members, who qualify for an adjustment of regular salary rate for 2016/17 in accordance with the provisions of Clauses 31.02 and 31.37, shall be adjusted as follows:

(a) An Income Maintenance Change (I.M.C.) equal to 1.50 percent of the Member’s 2015/16 regular salary rate shall be added for 2016/17, effective 1 July 2016;

(b) subject to Clause 31.56, a step of $2,597 shall be added to their 2015/16 regular salary rate for 2016/17, effective 1 July 2016, unless the Member was appointed after 1 January 2016 and had the year 2016/17 allowed as a year of creditable performance at the time of the appointment, in which case no step shall be paid in 2016/17;

31.52 After application of Clause 31.51, the regular salary rates for 2016/17 for professional counsellor Members whose regular salary rates are less than those specified in Schedule N for their rank and Y value, shall be increased by an Adjustment to Scale such that these regular salary rates shall equal those shown in Schedule N.

31.53 The minimum regular salary rate shall be constructed from the minimum for each rank. The minimum regular salary rate for the ranks of professional counsellors who hold the M.A. degree or its equivalent and for professional counsellors who are registered or who have the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent shall be the 2015/16 rank minimum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The minimum regular salary rates for 2016/17 for professional counsellor Members who hold the M.A. degree or its equivalent but who are not registered by the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology shall be $67,756 effective 1 July 2016. For those who are registered or who have the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent, the minimum shall be $75,543 effective 1 July 2016.

Salary on Initial Appointment to Dalhousie University

31.54 The regular salary rate of a Member, upon initial appointment to Dalhousie University shall be determined by the Board and shall not be less than that specified in the applicable Schedule for the Member’s rank and Y value. The Y value shall be determined as set out in Appendix III, which shall be part of this Collective Agreement.

31.55 In addition to the provisions for consultation on initial appointment provided in Clause 14.19, in the case of persons to be appointed as instructor Members the Association nominees to the Association-Board Committee shall be provided with a statement concerning the candidate’s creditable years of service and experience, and a curriculum vitae. This statement shall contain information provided by the candidate including previous employment dates, full or part-time status and fraction of full-time duties performed, in a form agreed between the Parties. The interpretation of experience, employment and creditable years by the Board, shall be made in accordance with the past practice of the Association-Board Committee in previous Collective Agreements for instructor Members. The placement on the salary scale shall be determined prior to commencement of employment.

Salary Maxima

31.56 The salary maxima are intended as limits on C.D.I. and step progression and are to be construed as absolute maxima, with the following exceptions: adjustment of the regular salary rate by the I.M.C. component specified in Clauses 31.06(a), 31.10(a), 31.14(a), 31.17(a), 31.23(a), 31.27(a), 31.31(a), 31.34(a), 31.40(a), 31.44(a), 31.48(a) and 31.51(a); or salary upon appointment for Full Professors; or the adjustment of a regular salary rate in accordance with the provisions of Clause 8.01; or an adjustment in accordance with Clause 31.61; or a comparability adjustment specified in Clauses 31.06(d) and 31.23(d); or a promotion adjustment specified in Clauses 31.06(c), 31.23(c) and 31.40(c).

31.57 The maximum regular salary rate for 2014/15 shall be the 2013/14 maximum increased by 2.0 percent plus an additional 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2015/16 shall be the 2014/15 maximum increased by 1.75percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2016/17 shall be the 2015/16 maximum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rates in 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 for the ranks of Members other than professional librarian, instructor and professional counsellor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014 Effective 1 July 2015 Effective 1 July 2016
(a) Lecturer, or equivalent $102,735 $104,533 $106,101
(b) Assistant Professor, or equivalent $117,258 $119,311 $121,101
(c) Associate Professor, or equivalent $148,556 $151,156 $153,424
(d) Professor, or equivalent $180,047 $183,198 $185,946

As of 1 July 2014, these maxima shall be $9,818 higher for those in the Faculty of Law with a degree in law which is recognized by a professional bar society and for those in other Faculties for whom a degree in law, which is recognized by a professional bar society, is a requirement for appointment and the maxima shall be $16,817 higher for those in the Faculty of Medicine with a degree in medicine which is recognized by a provincial medical board or comparable agency. As of 1 July 2014, these maxima shall be $9,818 higher for those in the Faculty of Engineering, in the School of Business and in the Faculty of Computer Science. As of 1 July 2015, these maxima shall be $9,990 and $17,112 higher respectively and as of 1 July 2016 shall be $10,140 and $17,369 higher respectively.

31.58 The maximum regular salary rate for 2014/15 shall be the 2013/14 maximum increased by 2.0 percent plus an additional 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2015/16 shall be the 2014/15 maximum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2016/17 shall be the 2015/16 maximum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rates in 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 for the ranks of professional librarian Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014 Effective 1 July 2015 Effective 1 July 2016
(a) Librarian 1 $82,106 $83,543 $84,797
(b) Librarian 2 $96,189 $97,873 $99,342
(c) Librarian 3 $113,838 $115,831 $117,569
(d) Librarian 4 $135,792 $138,169 $140,242

31.59A The maximum regular salary rate for 2014/15 shall be the 2013/14 maximum increased by 2.0 percent plus an additional 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2015/16 shall be the 2014/15 maximum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2016/17 shall be the 2015/16 maximum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rates in 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 for the ranks of instructor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014 Effective 1 July 2015 Effective 1 July 2016
(a) Instructor $98,105 $99,822 $101,320
(b) Senior Instructor $120,414 $122,522 $124,360
(c) University Teaching Fellow $142,724 $145,222 $147,401

As of 1 July 2014, these maxima shall be $9,818 higher for those in the Faculty of Law with a degree in law which is recognized by a professional bar society and for those in other Faculties for whom a degree in law, which is recognized by a professional bar society, is a requirement for appointment and the maxima shall be $16,817 higher for thosein the Faculty of Medicine with a degree in medicine which is recognized by a provincial medical board or comparable agency. As of 1 July 2014, these maxima shall be $9,818 higher for those in the Faculty of Engineering, in the School of Business and in the Faculty of Computer Science. As of 1 July 2015, these maxima shall be $9,990 and$17,112 higher respectively, and as of 1 July 2016 shall be $10,140 and $17,369 higher respectively.

31.59B The maximum regular salary rate for 2014/15 shall be the 2013/14 maximum increased by 2.0 percent plus an additional 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2015/16 shall be the 2014/15 maximum increased by 1.75 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2016/17 shall be the 2015/16 maximum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rates in 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 for the ranks of Technology Instructor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014 Effective 1 July 2015 Effective 1 July 2016
(a) Technology Instructor I $75,548 $76,871 $78,025
(b) Technology Instructor II $82,830 $84,280 $85,545
(c) Technology Instructor III $94,966 $96,628 $98,078

31.60 The maximum regular salary rate for 2014/15 shall be the 2013/14 maximum increased by 2.0 percent plus an additional 2.0 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2015/16 shall be the 2014/15 maximum increased by 1.75% (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rate for 2016/17 shall be the 2015/16 maximum increased by 1.50 percent (I.M.C.). The maximum regular salary rates in 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 for professional counsellor Members shall be as follows:

Effective 1 July 2014 Effective 1 July 2015 Effective 1 July 2016
(a) M.A. unregistered Counsellor $103,225 $105,032 $106,608
(b) Ph.D. or registered Counsellor $125,131 $127,321 $129,231

31.61 A Member other than a professional librarian, instructor or professional counsellor Member who has reached or exceeded the maximum for his/her rank shall receive a C.D.I. if recommended by the Dean, after consultation with the appropriate Chairperson, or Departmental Head, on the basis that his/her performance is substantially above the norm for the Member’s rank and provided that the Member is not eligible for promotion. All newly appointed Members, who attain the maxima of their ranks within five years from the year of their appointment shall receive the C.D.I. for those five years regardless of the rank maxima unless any such payments are denied under Clause 31.08, 31.25 or 31.42.

Administrative Stipends

31.62 Those Members who are Chairpersons shall be paid an administrative stipend for such duties and that stipend shall be added to their regular annual salaries for 2014/15 or for the period such Members were Chairpersons if less than one academic year. Those Chairpersons who have from one to five full-time equivalent Members in their Departments shall be paid $2989 effective 1 July 2014; those with six to fifteen shall be paid $4470 effective 1 July 2014; those with sixteen to thirty shall be paid $5951 effective 1 July 2014; and those with over thirty full-time equivalent Members shall be paid $7440 effective 1 July 2014, as a stipend. The number of full-time equivalent Members shall not include the Chairperson, but it shall include all other Members with teaching, research and/or artistic appointments, and it shall include allowance for part-time Members prorated to full-time equivalent positions. Those Members who are Chairpersons of Departments in which more than five full-time equivalent staff are regularly employed in addition to Members or employees performing work similar to that performed by Members shall be paid an additional $1000 effective 1 July 2014. Those Members who are Chairpersons of Departments in which more than five full-time equivalent Members are regularly employed and whose teaching responsibilities are not reduced below those normally assumed by Members of that Department shall be paid an additional $1000 effective 1 July 2014.

Payment shall be effective 1 July 2014 or the date of the Member’s administrative appointment if that was later, and payment shall cease when the appointment as Chairperson ends, except when the Member has served as Chairperson for from six to eight consecutive years (not including sabbatical leaves) in which case one-half of the stipend shall continue as part of the Member’s regular salary, or when the Member has served as Chairperson for at least nine consecutive years, in which case the stipend shall continue and be part of the Member’s regular salary. In no case, however, shall the Member’s regular salary in the year the Member ceased to be Chairperson be less than the regular salary plus the administrative stipend of the preceding year. Acting Chairpersons shall be paid a stipend on the same basis as Chairpersons.

31.63 Those Members who are Chairpersons shall be paid an administrative stipend for such duties and that stipend shall be added to their regular annual salaries for 2015/16 or for the period such Members were Chairpersons if less than one academic year. Those Chairpersons who have from one to five full-time equivalent Members in their Departments shall be paid $3042 effective 1 July 2015; those with six to fifteen shall be paid $4549 effective 1 July 2015; those with sixteen to thirty shall be paid $6056 effective 1 July 2015; and those with over thirty full-time equivalent Members shall be paid $7571 effective 1 July 2015, as a stipend. The number of full-time equivalent Members shall not include the Chairperson, but it shall include all other Members with teaching, research and/or artistic appointments, and it shall include allowance for part-time Members prorated to full-time equivalent positions. Those Members who are Chairpersons of Departments in which more than five full-time equivalent staff are regularly employed in addition to Members or employees performing work similar to that performed by Members shall be paid an additional $1018 effective 1 July 2015. Those Members who are Chairpersons of Departments in which more than five full-time equivalent Members are regularly employed and whose teaching responsibilities are not reduced below those normally assumed by Members of that Department shall be paid an additional $1018 effective 1 July 2015. Payment shall be effective 1 July 2015 or the date of the Member’s administrative appointment if that was later, and payment shall cease when the appointment as Chairperson ends, except when the Member has served as Chairperson for from six to eight consecutive years (not including sabbatical leaves) in which case one-half of the stipend shall continue as part of the Member’s regular salary, or when the Member has served as Chairperson for at least nine consecutive years, in which case the stipend shall continue and be part of the Member’s regular salary. In no case, however, shall the Member’s regular salary in the year the Member ceased to be Chairperson be less than the regular salary plus the administrative stipend of the preceding year. Acting Chairpersons shall be paid a stipend on the same basis as Chairpersons.

31.64 Those Members who are Chairpersons shall be paid an administrative stipend for such duties and that stipend shall be added to their regular annual salaries for 2016/17 or for the period such Members were Chairpersons if less than one academic year. Those Chairpersons who have from one to five full-time equivalent Members in their Departments shall be paid $3088 effective 1 July 2016; those with six to fifteen shall be paid $4618 effective 1 July 2016; those with sixteen to thirty shall be paid $6147 effective 1 July 2016; and those with over thirty full-time equivalent Members shall be paid $7685 effective 1 July 2016, as a stipend. The number of full-time equivalent Members shall not include the Chairperson, but it shall include all other Members with teaching, research and/or artistic appointments, and it shall include allowance for part-time Members prorated to full-time equivalent positions. Those Members who are Chairpersons of Departments in which more than five full-time equivalent staff are regularly employed in addition to Members or employees performing work similar to that performed by Members shall be paid an additional $1034 effective 1 July 2016. Those Members who are Chairpersons of Departments in which more than five full-time equivalent Members are regularly employed and whose teaching responsibilities are not reduced below those normally assumed by Members of that Department shall be paid an additional $1034 effective 1 July 2016. Payment shall be effective 1 July 2016 or the date of the Member’s administrative appointment if that was later, and payment shall cease when the appointment as Chairperson ends, except when the Member has served as Chairperson for from six to eight consecutive years (not including sabbatical leaves) in which case one-half of the stipend shall continue as part of the Member’s regular salary, or when the Member has served as Chairperson for at least nine consecutive years, in which case the stipend shall continue and be part of the Member’s regular salary. In no case, however, shall the Member’s regular salary in the year the Member ceased to be Chairperson be less than the regular salary plus the administrative stipend of the preceding year. Acting Chairpersons shall be paid a stipend on the same basis as Chairpersons.

31.65 Those Members who are Heads of pre-clinical/medical departments and who hold such a position on an acting basis or who were or are appointed or reappointed as Heads on or after 1 June 1980, shall be paid a stipend on the same basis as specified for Chairpersons in Clauses 31.62, 31.63 and 31.64.

31.66 Notwithstanding the provisions of the Collective Agreement, the Parties are agreed that Sexton department Heads who are receiving an administrative stipend at the signing of this Collective Agreement will receive the greater of:

(a) the administrative stipend they would receive pursuant to Clause 31.62, 31.63, or 31.64;

(b) the administrative stipend they received immediately prior to the signing of the Collective Agreement.

It is further agreed that the aforementioned administrative stipends will continue for the duration of the Sexton Head’s current appointment as Head.

31.67 The Director of the Students’ Counselling and Psychological Services Centre shall be paid an administrative stipend, in addition to the regular salary, on the same basis as specified for Chairpersons in Clauses 31.62, 31.63, and 31.64.

31.68 Continuing Education Members who are Directors in the College of Continuing Education shall be paid an administrative stipend on the same basis as specified for Chairpersons in Clauses 31.62, 31.63, and 31.64.

31.69 A person excluded from the bargaining unit in accordance with Clauses 14.22 or 14.23 shall, upon entering the bargaining unit, retain an administrative stipend if that stipend would be retained under the provisions of Clause 31.62, 31.63, and 31.64 had the person been a Chairperson and a Member.

Overload Stipends

31.70 Members entitled to additional remuneration in recognition of overload teaching shall receive an amount not less than $9,723 in 2014/15 per full class of 6 credit hours, or equivalent, (or a prorated amount for teaching a fraction of a class). In 2015/16 the amount shall be not less than $9,894 effective 1 July 2015 and $10,043 effective 1 July 2016 per full class of 6 credit hours, or equivalent (or a prorated amount for teaching a fraction of a class).

Salary Administration

31.71 Where a Member’s previous bargaining unit position comes to an end, while the Member continues to perform substantially the same duties in a new rank in the same Faculty, with the appointment to the new rank made without posting or advertising the position, the Member’s full-time equivalent salary rate upon appointment to the new rank shall not be less than what the full-time equivalent salary rate would have been had there been renewal of the previous appointment and no change in rank. A gap of four (4) months or less between appointments shall not preclude the application of this Clause.

31.72 Members holding post-retirement appointments, or who take up such an appointment, shall be paid the appropriate I.M.C. taking due account of any change in the fraction of full-time duties performed, as determined by the procedures of Article 14. Such Members shall also receive any Adjustment to Scale necessary to bring their regular salary rate up to the minimum for their rank and Y, as shown in the appropriate Schedule.

31.73 Each Member shall receive from the Board a written statement of his or her regular annual salary and the basis on which it was calculated whenever that salary is adjusted. Such notification shall be given no later than 31 March 2015 or, if the adjustment is made after that date, no later than the end of the month in which the adjustment is made. Administrative stipends shall be stated separately from regular annual salary. Each statement shall indicate the Member’s Y value.

31.74 When a Member is promoted, his or her new salary, before the addition of any comparability adjustment, shall not be less than one C.D.I./step higher in the new rank scale, but only one C.D.I./step shall be added to a Member’s salary rate for any one academic year.

31.75 Salary adjustments effective from 1 July 2014 shall be made before 31 March 2015. Any errors or omissions in the amount of these payments shall be corrected in the regular payroll in May 2015, or when the error or omission is confirmed, if that is later. Salary adjustments effective 1 July 2015, and 1 July 2016 shall be made in the month in which they become effective.

31.76 The Board’s present policy and practice with respect to payday shall remain in effect during the term of this Agreement.