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Talks with MCLIU course lecturers and instructors now in arbitration

Tue, 2015-02-17 12:25

On February 3rd and 4th, at the union’s request, negotiations were held in the presence of a government appointed arbitrator.  At these last two bargaining sessions, the parties discussed monetary matters.  At the February 4th meeting, the union rejected the University’s proposal to increase on January 1st of this year the value of a “standard” contract (39 contract hours) from $7,200

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Meeting with SEU (facilities) focuses on wages

Tue, 2015-02-17 12:24

At the February 4 session with SEU (facilities), the parties started discussing how to approach negotiating wages. The university accepted to present a detailed proposal on what the approach would resemble at the next meeting, set for February 10. 

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Talks with SEU (trades) focus on work-life balance

Tue, 2015-02-17 12:23

At the February 3 session with SEU trades, the parties pursued their discussion of temporary alternative work arrangements (TAWA), more particularly as it relates to work-life balance.  The union agreed to present a written counter-proposal on this matter at the next meeting, set for March 11.

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Discussions with AGSEM TAs on discrimination and harassment

Tue, 2015-02-17 12:23

At the February 2 session with AGSEM TAs, the university proposed an amendment to the clause on discrimination and harassment, in response to the union’s concerns about having information on all possible recourses at their disposal in such circumstances.  The parties were unable to reach an agreement.

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Discussions continue with AMUSE floor fellows on ‘purpose of the agreement’

Tue, 2015-02-17 12:21

At the January 23 session with AMUSE floor fellows, the parties discussed the inclusion in the collective agreement of descriptions of roles and responsibilities and values. More specifically, the union wants the focus to be on harm reduction and anti-oppression as key issues they must deal with in their work.

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Talks resume with AGSEM TAs

Wed, 2015-01-14 11:19

The parties returned to the bargaining table on January 12. The university gave the union the French version of the agreed to article on selection and appointment; it will be reviewed by the union and should be ratified at the next meeting. The parties reviewed the list of resolved items and discussed some of the pending items.

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Tentative agreement with MCLIU course lecturers and instructors on core issues

Fri, 2014-12-19 16:35

The university met with MCLIU course lecturers and instructors on Dec. 17 and is pleased to report that the parties have reached an agreement in principle on the core issues discussed during the last three bargaining sessions. 

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Contact: Carol Sharpe
Organization: Human Resources
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Office Phone: 6091
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More discussions with SEU (trades) on temporary alternative work arrangements

Fri, 2014-12-19 16:31

The parties met on December 17 to discuss whether a temporary alternative work arrangement (TAWA) could be considered as an adequate vehicle to address the union’s proposal to reduce work hours prior to retirement and to address work-life issues with regard to their work schedule.

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Contact: Carol Sharpe
Organization: Human Resources
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Office Phone: 6091
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Progress in talks with AGSEM TAs

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:29

The parties met on December 12. Two articles were discussed on this last day of negotiations in 2014: positions, and selection and appointment.

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Contact: Carol Sharpe
Organization: Human Resources
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Office Phone: 6091
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Talks continue with AMUSE floor fellows

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:25

The parties met on December 5 for a half day and exchanged proposals and counter-proposals.

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Contact: Carol Sharpe
Organization: Human Resources
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Office Phone: 6091
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