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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES:
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT (POSTED POSITION)


CIVIL SERVICE

1. As an employee on a 50-74% Temporary Posted appointment, am I covered by social security?

Yes, social security and the Minnesota State Retirement System Program cover you.

2. As an employee on a 50-74% Temporary Posted appointment, do I get health care benefits?

You are eligible for the University's health, life and dental insurance program at your own expense.

3. Do I earn seniority on a 50-74% Temporary Posted appointment?

Yes, you will be granted classification seniority retroactive to your start date after you have served one calendar year in the position.

4. I was hired as a 75-100% Temporary Posted employee, am I eligible for vacation and sick leave?

Yes. Vacation and sick leave are provided at a rate of three minutes per straight time paid hours worked.

5. How soon can I use my sick leave as a 75-100% time Temporary Posted employee?

The sick leave you accrue in any one pay-period will not be available until after the beginning of the following pay period.

6. Do I earn seniority in a 75-100% Temporary Posted position?

Yes. You will be granted classification seniority retroactive to your start date after you have served one calendar year in this position.

AFSCME TECHNICAL

1. What are Temporary Posted positions?

Temporary Posted positions are posted positions with a designated percentage appointment of 36% or greater and a set term with an expected duration of up to three (3) years.

2. What happens if I have been in a Temporary Posted position for three (3) and ½ years?

If a Temporary Pposted position extends beyond three (3) years, the employee's appointment shall become continuing without posting the position.

3. Do I have bumping rights on a 50-74% Temporary Posted appointment?

No.

4. Am I eligible for health insurance as a 50-74% Temporary Posted employee?

No, but employees may self-pay.

5. What rights and/or benefits do I have as a 75-100% Temporary Posted employee?

· Health insurance
· Accrue vacation and sick leave
· Just cause rights once probation is passed
· Layoff list and recall rights within applicable definition of layoff and appointment type after passing probation
· Accrue seniority

6. Can these Temporary Posted positions be extended without reposting?

Yes, with both AFSCME 6 and 7, a Temporary Posted position can be extended beyond one (1) year without posting when the extension is a result of continuing disability, pregnancy leave, or other approved leaves of absence.

AFSCME CLERICAL

1. Do I have bumping rights as a 75-100% Temporary Posted employee?

No.

2. As a 36-49% Temporary Posted employee, do I have layoff rights?

Yes, you have layoff list and recall rights within the applicable definition of layoff and appointment type after passing probation.

3. As a 50-74% time Temporary Posted employee, do I have just cause rights if I believe I was not terminated for just cause?

Yes, once probation is passed.

4. As a 75-100% time Temporary Posted employee, what benefits and/or rights do I receive?

· Health insurance
· Accrue vacation and sick leave
· Just cause rights after probation is served
· Layoff list and recall rights within applicable definition of layoff and appointment type after passing probation
· Serve probation
· Accrue seniority

5. Can these Temporary Posted positions be extended without reposting?

Yes, with both AFSCME 6 and 7, a Temporary Posted position can be extended beyond one (1) year without posting when the extension is a result of continuing disability, pregnancy leave, or other approved leaves of absence.


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