ARTICLE 52 – SUCCESSOR RIGHTS
52.01 In the event that a School Board absorbs another School Board or part of another School Board, or two School Boards join to form one School Board, the teachers so affected will, subject to Article 47, continue employment in the same position with the successor Board, without loss of rights and accrued benefits.
52.02 Without limiting the generality of Clause 45.01:
(a) Notwithstanding Article 41, tenured teachers moving to the succeeding Board will retain tenure.
(b) Notwithstanding Article 41, teachers in the first year of a two (2) year probationary period who move to the succeeding Board shall be deemed to be in their second year of probation. Probationary teachers who have successfully completed the final year of probation and who move to the succeeding Board shall have tenure.
(c) Notwithstanding Clause 1.01(l), all teachers moving to the succeeding Board shall, for seniority purposes, retain their years of service which they had to their credit with the previous Board.