District #62 (Sooke)
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
A joint Employee Assistance Program Committee comprised of two CUPE
members, two STA members and two Board representatives (one trustee and one
administration representative) will ensure that the following pertain to the
1. There is a commitment between the STA,
CUPE and the Board to work cooperatively in the implementation and maintenance
of the Employee Assistance Program.
2. The costs of the EAP are to be split 60%
for the Board and 40% for the STA and CUPE for the commencement of the program
July 1, 1990.
3. Confidentiality of users of this program
shall be maintained. Any self-referrals
by the employee or suggested referrals by the employer will be confidential
and/or anonymous. The Committee will
only be informed of the number of contacts and type(s) of problems for purposes
of assessing the effectiveness of the program.
4. It is recognized that employees have a
right to good health and that the use of the EAP does not affect their job
5. The Employee Assistance Program is not a
disciplinary program. The EAP will not
restrict the actions available to the Board under the respective agreements.
6. Information about the EAP will be kept
current and distributed to all eligible employees.
7. The Employee Assistance Program applies
only to employees who are eligible for benefits.
8. Referrals and appointments shall be
regarded under the same terms and conditions as medical leave.