Representing Calgary & Cochrane Public Library Workers
April 13, 2018


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March 30, 2018

Local 1169 contract 1971-1972 – Maternity Separation and Return

13.01  An employee who is pregnant shall not be retained on staff after the first of the seventh month of pregnancy, or following such time as in the opinion of the City Staff Health Doctor in consultation with the employee’s physician, her ability to carry out her assignments is limited.  At this time, the employee shall tender her resignation.  Any employee so terminated may within six (6) months, but no sooner than two (2) months of the termination of her pregnancy, make application to be rehired and subject always to satisfactory work record and physical fitness, such employee shall be rehired if any suitable vacancy exists.

Current Local 1169 contract – Maternity, Parental, and Adoption Leave

13.05 (b)  Maternity and Parental Leave

The employee shall provide the CEO or designate with as much notice as possible, but with at least thirty (30) working days’ written notice prior to the date the employee wishes to commence such leave.  Such request shall include the expected date of delivery, if appropriate, and the amount of leave required.

(d)  An employee wishing to return to work from maternity, parental, or adoption leave shall provide the CEO or designate with a minimum of twenty (20) working days’ notice of the date of return.  An employee wishing to return prior to the end of the requested leave period may do so at the discretion of the CEO or designate at any time.  The CEO or designate may request a doctor’s certificate from a returning biological mother.