Campbell River District Teachers' Association

School District 72

1.    Supplemental Employment Benefit Plan for Maternity

       a.    The Board shall enter into a supplemental employment benefit plan registered with Employment Insurance for teachers on short-term maternity leave pursuant to Article G.12.1 of this Agreement.  When the plan is approved and registered with Employment Insurance, the remainder of this Article G.12.2 shall become effective.

       b.    When a pregnant employee is granted short-term maternity leave pursuant to Article G.12.1 of this Agreement, the employee shall be eligible for supplemental employment benefits, provided that:

               i.    the employee is eligible pursuant to the substitute plan registered with Employment Insurance; and

              ii.    the employee applies for Employment Insurance benefits for the short-term maternity leave; and

             iii.    the employee receives confirmation from Employment Insurance that she will receive Employment Insurance benefits for the period of the short-term maternity leave.

       c.    For employees eligible for supplemental employment benefits in accordance with this Article, the benefits shall be as follows:

              i.    the Board shall pay the teacher 95% of her current salary for the first two (2) weeks of the leave; and

             ii.    provided that the employee receives Employment Insurance benefits, the Board shall pay the difference between 75% of her current salary and the amount of the Employment Insurance benefits for up to a further fifteen (15) weeks.

2.    Supplemental Employment Benefit Plan for Adoptive Mothers

       a.    The Board and the Association shall enter into a Supplementary Employment Benefits (SEB) Plan.

       b.    Benefits under this plan shall not be payable until the SEB Plan is registered with Employment Insurance (EI).

       c.    Benefits under the SEB Plan shall only be payable to adoptive mothers who have applied for EI parental benefits.

       d.    For employees eligible for supplemental employment benefits in accordance with this Article, the benefits shall be as follows:

              i.    the Board shall pay the teacher 95% of her current salary for the first two (2) weeks of the leave; and

             ii.    provided that the employee receives Employment Insurance benefits, the Board shall pay the difference between 75% of her current salary and the amount of the Employment Insurance benefits for up to a further ten (10) weeks.

3.    For the purposes of Article G.13.1 and G.13.2 of this Agreement, it is the intent that an individual teacher is only eligible to apply for one (1) Supplemental Employment Benefit Plan per child.

CRDTA

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