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Definition of Appointment (Work Status)

Casual Appointment

An appointment to a position of less that 20 hours per week

Full Time

A position of at least 35 hours per week. May apply to regular or temporary appointments.

Indefinite Appointment

A regular appointment without a specified ending date

Part Time

A position of less than 35 and more than 20 hours per week. May apply to regular or temporary appointments.

Regular Appointment

An appointment to a non-temporary position of least 20 hours per week with an expected duration of at least six months

Temporary Appointment

An appointment to a position of at least 20 hours per week with an expected duration of less than six months.

Term Appointment

A regular appointment with an ending date specified at the time of appointment