Academic Year is defined as the period July 1 to June 30.

AECC is the acronym for the Administrative Employees Consultative Committee (Article 6).

Agreement refers to the Collective Agreement between the University of Saskatchewan and the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association.

Annual Membership Salary refers to all salary from which dues are deducted.

ASPA is the acronym for the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association.

ASPA representative refers to a person who has been designated by the ASPA Executive to represent the association in a specific capacity.

Associate Vice-President, Human Resources refers to the Associate Vice-President, Human Resources or a person designated to act in his/her place.

Association refers to the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA).

Board of Governors is responsible for overseeing and directing all matters respecting the management, administration and control of the university’s property, revenues and financial affairs.

Department refers to an academic department, an administrative department, a college, a school, an institute, an administrative unit, a division or the Library.

Department Head refers to the head of an academic department, the head of an administrative department, the dean of a college, the director of a school, institute or administrative unit, the head of a division, the Librarian or other administrative head.

Employee refers to any person in the employ of the University of Saskatchewan.

Employer refers to the University of Saskatchewan.

Fiscal Year is defined as the period May 1 to April 30.

FTE refers to full-time equivalent.

Human Resources refers to an administrative unit within the Vice-President, Finance and Resources office representing the University in matters related to human resource management.

Member refers to a person appointed to an Administrative, Professional or Technical Officer position as defined by the Labour Relations Board Order (602-77) dated at Saskatoon, 31 October, 1978 and amendments.

Normal retirement refers to the 30th day of June coinciding with or next following the members 67th birthday

President refers to the President, University of Saskatchewan or designate.

President of the Association refers to the President of the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association or designate.

Retirement occurs when a member elects to leave employment at the University and is immediately eligible for University of Saskatchewan pension benefits.

Service refers to the time spent by a member performing the duties assigned by the employer except when calculating the vacation accrual rate, where service refers to all continuous employment of the individual with the employer. For purposes of calculating notice and severance, service will include prior continuous employment in-scope of any university bargaining unit and in Exempt positions.

Supervisor refers to the person who directs the work of a member and to whom the member reports.

Types of Employees refers to permanent, seasonal, term and casual (Article 3.4).

University refers to the University of Saskatchewan.

Vice-President refers to any of the Vice-Presidents of the University or designate.

Vice-President (Finance and Resources) refers to the Vice-President (Finance and Resources) of the University or designate.