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Joint Early Intervention Program (JEIP)

Required Principles of the Program

The parties to the CUPE Collective Agreement July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2014 agreed to develop, implement and support a Joint Early Intervention Program. The program must include the following principles:

  1. Jointly Managed – The program will be jointly managed by the Employer and the Union.

  2. Mandatory – An employee may be referred for participation in the JEIP when absent from work for five or more consecutive work days or where it appears that there is a pattern of consistent or frequent absence from work.  If an employee is referred, the employee must participate in the JEIP.

  3. Rehabilitative – The JEIP is rehabilitative in nature.

  4. Confidential - The parties involved in the program will maintain confidentiality of all information.

  5. Reporting – Quarterly reporting to the Ministry of Advanced Education is required.