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Temporary and Casual Appointments

Definitions

A temporary appointment is a work assignment at least  with a term of less than consecutive months.

Temporary employees are eligible for Workers' Compensation upon date of hire and are eligible for Employer ABC’s Disability Program after  of employment.

A casual appointment is a work assignment of less than .

Casual appointments may be up to one year in length and may be renewed as often as necessary.

Casual employees are eligible for Workers' Compensation upon date of hire and are eligible for Employer ABC’s Disability Program after  of employment.

Temporary and casual appointments can be terminated at any time.

Departments who need temporary or casual employees must contact Employment Services for assistance.

Pay Rates

Temporary/casual pay rates should be at the minimum of the pay band level assigned to the position, unless the labor market dictates are higher pay rate.  If the temporary assignment is for a non-existing position, or if the department believes a higher pay rate is warranted, the department supervisor must contact Employment Services to determine the appropriate pay rate.

Pay rates should not exceed the maximum of the band level and must consider ABC’s internal pay equity.  Employment Services must approve a pay rate in excess of the pay band maximum before the rate is included in a formal offer.

Departments should contact Employment Services with ANY pay rate questions or concerns.

Appointment Processing

When a candidate has been selected, the department should forward a completed Employment Advice and Staff Changes Form to Employment Services.

Temporary Appointment Extensions

Approval from Employment Services is required to extend a temporary appointment beyond  months. The supervisor must state the reason for the extension on the Employment Advice and Staff Changes Form.

A temporary employee becomes "benefits eligible" after  months of employment.

Temporary employees who become "benefits eligible" are eligible for paid holidays and health, life, and AD&D coverage, and accrue sick and vacation time.

Identification Cards

Temporary identification cards may be obtained from Human Resources. The employee must have a written request from the hiring supervisor, authorizing the issuance of the card. This letter should include the employee's name, position title and the duration of the appointment.


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