Chapter 27 : Statutory holidays


The Employer recognizes the following statutory holidays and non-working days:

  • The period from December 24 to January 2;
  • Good Friday;
  • Easter Monday;
  • The Fête nationale du Québec;
  • Canada Day;
  • Labour Day;
  • Thanksgiving;
  • The Fête de l’Université or a floating holiday.

Postdoctoral fellows under contract at the time of said holidays shall be entitled to them.

If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it shall be observed on the working day preceding or following the holiday, unless the University establishes another date to make up for the holiday.

When a postdoctoral fellow works during a holiday, she or he is entitled to an equal amount of compensatory time off to be taken when she or he chooses.