K6 Unit – ART. 6: Probationary Period


All new career employees shall serve a probationary period of six (6) calendar months of continuous service of one-half (1/2) time or more without a break in services. Time on leave with or without pay is not qualifying service for the completion of the probationary period. Employees who are rehired following a break in service shall serve a new probationary period whether or not they previously completed a probationary period. Prior to the completion of the probationary period, an employee may be released at the discretion of the University and without recourse to Article 21, Grievance Procedure or Article 22, Arbitration Procedure of this Agreement.