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Disability policy

1. Scope

1.1 This policy applies to all full-time non-unionized non-academic staff, and all employees who have been accepted for coverage under the Optional Benefits Program for part-time staff.

1. 2 For the purposes of this policy, "full-time" shall refer to an employee working two- thirds (2/3) or more of the normal working hours for their role profile, as defined in the Hours of Work Policy.


  1. Scope

    This policy applies to all regular non-unionized non-academic staff.

Employee assistance program

The McGill Employee Assistance Program

McGill’s EAP is a free, strictly confidential, personal counseling and referral service for you and your immediate family members.

The service is strictly confidential according to law. No information may be given out about you without your knowledge and written permission. Anyone using the program is assured of the strictest privacy. Whatever you discuss with a counselor is kept absolutely confidential.

Accidents at work

The University is subject to the Quebec Act respecting Industrial Accidents and Occupational Diseases, which provides that all accidents sustained by employees during working hours, must be reported to the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST).

Discipline: reprimand, suspension and dismissal for cause (academic staff)

(Extracted from: Regulations, Policies and Guidelines: A Handbook for Academic Teaching Staff)

8.1 "Cause" shall include:

Dispute resolution policy


Since the well-being of members of staff and harmonious work relationships are of concern to the University, it is important that any dispute which an employee may have be dealt with as quickly and fairly as possible. In accordance with this, the following procedure is to be followed:

Calculation of service

Calculation of service shall continue without interruption for employees covered by the certification dated November 24, 1994 (Clerical, Technical and Library Assistants) who have become or shall become non-unionized, non-academic staff.

Effective January 8, 1996

Immigration regulations (administrative and support staff)

The immigration regulations concerning the employment of non-Canadians, in part, reads as follows:

Non-Academic Staff Engaged in Academic Duties

Non-academic staff, as a consequence of their special expertise, may be asked from time to time to assist in the teaching of undergraduate or graduate students. When non-academic staff are asked to assist in the academic work of the University, the following guidelines shall apply:

1. Teaching, in the context of academic duties, involves full responsibility for the development, delivery, evaluation and grade reporting of an approved course.