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Tentative Agreement Reached with 3 SEU groups

Three bargaining units represented by SEU Local 800 (FTQ) (Facilities Management, Student Housing Services, Dining Services & Faculty Club; Printing Services; and Data Centre) have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with McGill University. The Union and the University will finalize the text of the agreements during the summer, and the proposed agreements will be submitted to membership votes in early fall 2016. The dates of the general assemblies will be communicated by the Union.

Classified as : Staff, Negotiation Updates
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Published on : 13 May 2016

Wind-up of former long-term disability plan

The trustees of the former Long Term Disability (LTD) Plan for employees of McGill University are in the process of winding up the trust.  This plan was replaced in 2003 by the current LTD plan. Background  

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Published on : 14 Mar 2016

MUNACA, McGill sign 3-year collective agreement

On February 9, 2016, MUNACA and McGill signed a new collective agreement. Negotiations between the union and the university took just four short months – a real achievement in the complex world of labour negotiations – and the new contract will be in place until November 30, 2018. “MUNACA’s members do tremendous work,” said Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration & Finance). “Many of their contributions are made behind the scenes, but the work they do is a big part of the University’s success – both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2016

McGill: A Top Montreal Employer (8 Years Running)

High marks for Summer Fridays, tuition waivers, parental leave top-ups and much more. For the eighth year in a row, McGill has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2016

Disbursement: Former Long-Term Disability Trust

The Trustees of a former Long Term Disability Plan for McGill employees are in the process of winding up the trust. There is a small surplus in the trust which will be distributed to eligible recipients.

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Published on : 19 Jan 2016

Pay Equity Commission Decision

The attached document outlines a decision by Quebec's Pay Equity Commission regarding McGill's legal obligations. Download: Décision du Commission de l'équité salariale

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Published on : 04 Jan 2016

Course lecturers sign first collective agreement

On Oct. 30, the McGill Course Lecturers & Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill signed their first collective agreement. The new agreement will last three years and covers salary, benefits, leave and a wide range of other issues.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2015

Global Agreement Reached with 3 SEU groups

McGill University has agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with three bargaining units represented by SEU: Trades (Downtown Campus); Powerhouse (Downtown Campus); Trades & Powerhouse (Macdonald Campus). At a date to be determined, the Union will invite its membership to general assembly to vote on the new document.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2015

Global Agreement Reached with MUNACA

McGill University and the MUNACA negotiating committee have agreed on all aspects of a new three-year collective agreement. At a date to be determined, the Union will invite its membership to general assembly to vote on the new document. The parties have agreed not to communicate the contents of the agreement until the vote has taken place.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2015

Update on negotiations with AGSEM exam invigilators

An agreement in principle was reached between the parties, and the Union’s executive will submit it to members for ratification on December 8. After just under six months and slightly more than a dozen negotiation sessions, the negotiating committees agreed on all monetary and non-monetary aspects of the new collective agreement.

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Published on : 04 Dec 2015

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Published on : 23 Jun 2015

Start of negotiations with AGSEM invigilators

The first meeting was held on June 12.  The parties introduced their respective negotiating teams. They exchanged their set of proposals and discussed how the bargaining process should unfold. The parties also agreed on a shared communications approach throughout the bargaining process.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2015

McGill’s postdoctoral fellows now unionized

McGill’s postdoctoral fellows received their accreditation from the Commission des relations du travail on June 9, 2015. They become the third bargaining unit of AMURE/PSAC, which already includes research associates and research assistants. 

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Published on : 19 Jun 2015

HR website being revamped

The Human Resources website is in the process of being updated.  Close to 600 web pages are being reviewed and removed where the information is obsolete.  While this work is being done, the website will still be accessible; however, you may come across some broken links or a “page not found” at certain moments.  All efforts are being made to minimize any disruptions to the site d

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Published on : 09 Jun 2015

Conciliation meetings with AMUSE floor fellows on May 27 and 29

Since the last meeting on March 20, the parties met for the first time in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the Department of Labour. The conciliator invited the parties to present their respective views of the elements that are holding back the advancement of negotiations.

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Published on : 04 Jun 2015