– Public Service Employment Regulation –

Part 2

Contract Employment

10 Conditions for Contract Use
(1) Subject to this Regulation, a department head may, on behalf of the Government, enter into a contract of employment with any person, providing that a contract is justified by operational, budgetary, and market considerations.
(2) Under no circumstances is a contract of employment to be used for a person filling a bargaining unit position, providing a bargaining unit service, or occupying a class represented by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.
(3) All contracts of employment must comply with the guidelines issued by the Public Service Commissioner.

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11 Delegation of Authority to Establish Guidelines for Contract Employment
(1) The Public Service Commissioner may delegate to a deputy head the authority to establish guidelines for contract use for specific positions or classes of positions.
(2) In exceptional circumstances, with Treasury Board approval, the Public Service Commissioner can approve compensation in excess of the guidelines.

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Last Review / Update: 2012-11-06

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Part 1
Part 2
Wage Employees
Temporary Employees
Part Time Salaried Employees
Contract Employment
Part 3
Hours of Work
Part 4
Part 5
Classification Plans
Part 6
Probationary Appointment
Part 7
Part 8
Premium Pay
Part 9
Bargaining Unit Educational Services Pay
Part 10
Paid Holidays
Part 11
Christmas Closure
Vacation Leave and Supplement
Northern Leave
Casual Illness Leave
General Illness Leave
Special Leave
Attendance at Court and Tribunals
Maternity, Parental/Adoption Leave
Leave of Absence Without Pay
Leave of Absence With Pay
Part 12
Position Abolishment
Part 13
Layoff and Recall
Part 14
Discipline Appeal Process
Part 15
Workers' Compensation Supplement
Part 16
Performance Management
Part 17
Official Pay Plan
Part 18, Sec 125, deleted, M.O. 7/2009, Oct-1-2009

Part 19, Sec 126, deleted, M.O. 7/2009, Oct-1-2009
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