The term "probationary period" as used in
this Article shall mean a period of continuous credited service an employee
shall be required to serve prior to becoming eligible for permanent
A probationary employee is a full-time employee serving
a period of probation. All probationary employees shall serve an initial
probationary period of twelve (12) months of continuous full-time credited
service. The President may grant, upon recommendation of the Director
of Plant Operations, permanent status at any time prior to the completion
of the twelve (12) month probationary period.
A probationary employee who successfully completes
twelve (12) months of continuous full-time credited service shall be
awarded permanent status on beginning his/her second year of such service.
Probationary periods for employees who are promoted
to a higher classification within the bargaining unit shall be twelve
(12) months of continuous credited service from the date of promotion.
Persons who are appointed to nonacademic positions that
are fully or partially funded from sources other than the CSU, and/or
the funding is in support of a program of work relief or work training
for the utilization of the unemployed or the under employed, will not
receive service credit toward permanent status while serving in such
When a probationary employee goes on a leave of absence
the President shall determine whether or not the time served before
the leave is counted in determining the remaining length of probationary
service. An employee's probationary period is extended for the same
number of days such employee is on WC, IDL, NDI, formal LWOP or paid
sick leave of over thirty (30) days. The President shall determine if
there has been a break in service when a full-time probationary employee
is placed on a partial leave of absence.
If a reclassification action is taken and the employee
is placed in the new class, the employee may be required to serve a
new probationary period. Any time spent performing the work of the new
class may be counted toward the new probationary period.
Rejection During Probation
Any probationary employee may be separated from service
at any time by the President upon written notice of rejection during
probation. The employee normally should be given two (2) weeks notice
of rejection during probation. An action to reject an employee shall
not be initiated while an employee is on WC, IDL, or NDI, unless the
employee's performance prior to the application for WC, IDL, or NDI
justified rejection and an action to reject the employee had been initiated.
If a full-time employee with permanent status in a lower
classification is advanced to a position in a higher classification
and is denied permanent status in the higher classification, he/she
shall have the right to return to the lower classification with permanent
status in that class.
Prior to the completion of a probationary period, an
employee may be released from employment at the sole discretion of the
The probationary or permanent status of a bargaining
unit member at the California Maritime Academy on June 30, 1995 shall
remain in effect at the California Maritime Academy, CSU system subject
to this Agreement.
The President shall waive the probationary period for
a bargaining unit employee a) who held a non-probationary or non-permanent
appointment at the CMA for twelve consecutive months immediately prior
to July 1, 1995, and b) who receives, during the duration of this Agreement,
a probationary appointment in the same classification.
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