negotiation update

McGill and SEU (facilities) sign off on vacation scheduling

Published: 27Nov2014

On September 17, the parties discussed the issue of vacation scheduling in the last week of the reference year, which has since been ratified by the parties and will be applied to the three...

Bargaining resumes with SEU

Published: 17Sep2013

After a pause in negotiations during the summer, the parties resumed negotiations on September 11 with both sides’ full committees present at the table.  The university submitted the text of a new...

Agreement with SEU on overtime clauses (trades)

Published: 27Feb2014

At the negotiation session of January 31, 2014, the university presented a modified letter of agreement on work hours and explained its position on overtime work compensated as time off.  After...

New technical role within SEU (trades)

Published: 12May2014

The parties met on May 8, 2014 and the university presented a proposed new technical support role which could be introduced in the bargaining unit. The university outlined the purpose of this role...

Tentative agreement reached with AGSEM invigilators

Published: 6May2013

On May 2nd the University signed a tentative agreement with AGSEM invigilators on all items remaining to be negotiated. It was signed in the presence of the government-appointed arbitrator who has...

AMURE members ratify agreements

Published: 15Mar2013

Members of AMURE voted in overwhelming majority to ratify the tentative agreements relating to research associates and research assistants. Voting sessions were held on both the downtown and...

McGill and SEU (trades) discuss overtime (trades)

Published: 26Mar2014

The parties met on March 13, 2014 where they continued to discuss the application and wording of the overtime clauses relating to the three collective agreements of the trades and powerhouse...

McGill and SEU (trades) discuss technical support roles

Published: 3Dec2014

The parties met on September 24 to discuss the mechanism of potentially implementing technical support roles. Although the parties see the advantages of introducing such roles, no agreement was...

SEU and the University sign off on two more articles

Published: 24Sep2013

The parties met on September 18. They reviewed and discussed the university’s proposed text relating to the scheduling of days of rest and the days on which holidays are taken for employees working...

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