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Some progress in talks with SEU (facilities)

The parties met on April 16, 2014 and discussed several topics – among them, a letter of agreement in printing services concerning the pickup and delivery of packages and mail, conversion of overtime into time off, vacation taken in days, social leaves and text adjustments relating to the departmental split of dining serv

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Published on : 08 May 2014

McGill and SEU (trades) discuss the appointment of lead hands

The parties met on April 10, 2014 and discussed the process of appointing lead hands. The union presented its position and proposed a change that would be included in the 3 collective agreements. The university agreed to the proposed change and the clause was ratified by the parties.

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Published on : 11 Apr 2014

McGill and SEU (trades) discuss use of information and electronic surveillance

On April 4, 2014, the parties discussed the union’s proposal on electronic surveillance. The parties debated their point of view and shared their preoccupations and constraints.

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Published on : 09 Apr 2014

McGill and SEU (facilities) start discussing pay frequency

On March 26, 2014, the parties discussed the implementation steps of a contemplated change in pay frequency, from weekly to bi-weekly. The union voiced its concerns and indicated it is not in favor of such a change under the present conditions. 

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Published on : 03 Apr 2014

Talks with SEU (trades) on proportionality of certain benefits and electronic surveillance

The parties met on March 21, 2014 and discussed the topic of proportionality of certain benefits, applicable to temporary employees in trades and powerhouse at Macdonald campus.  The university presented its rationale behind the contemplated changes and proposed conditions.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2014

McGill and SEU (trades) discuss overtime (trades)

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 bargaining units. 

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Published on : 26 Mar 2014

McGill and SEU discuss pay equity (facilities)

On March 12, 2014, the union and the university met to better understand the implications of pay equity adjustments made recently for SEU members.  Representatives of the union and the university assessed the effects of the change in salary parameters resulting from these pay equity adjustments. 

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Published on : 26 Mar 2014

Update on negotiations with course lecturers and instructors

On March 14, 2014, the university met with McGill course lecturers and instructors in the presence of a government-appointed conciliator.  The university presented its counter-proposal on items still to be negotiated – including monetary items – in response to the counter-proposal submitted by the union a month earlier, i

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Published on : 18 Mar 2014

Talks continue with SEU on incidental illnesses (facilities)

 During the February 19, 2014 session, the parties continued to discuss the justification of incidental illnesses. The university indicated its position concerning the union’s February 5 proposal on the length of absence requiring justification.

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Published on : 03 Mar 2014

Talks with SEU on incidental illnesses

At the February 5, 2014 meeting with SEU, the parties covered the topics of uniforms and the justification of incidental illnesses. The university presented the wording of the articles and the letter of agreement covering uniforms for the 3 bargaining units.

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Published on : 28 Feb 2014

Discussions on overtime clauses with SEU (trades)

The parties met on February 13, 2014 and signed off on the text of a letter of agreement covering work hours and the bilingual version of overtime conversion.  The parties discussed at length the application and the wording of the overtime clauses to be included in the three collective agreements.  The union tab

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Published on : 28 Feb 2014

Discussions on overtime clauses with SEU (trades)

The parties met on February 13, 2014 and signed off on the text of a letter of agreement covering work hours and the bilingual version of overtime conversion.  The parties discussed at length the application and the wording of the overtime clauses to be included in the three collective agreements.  The u

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Published on : 28 Feb 2014

Agreement with SEU on overtime clauses (trades)

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 further discussions on this topic, an agreement was finally reached.  A modified article on overtime conversion was ratified

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Published on : 27 Feb 2014

Agreement with SEU on overtime clauses (trades)

 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 further discussions on

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Published on : 27 Feb 2014

Overtime converted to time off for SEU trades

Bargaining with SEU trades resumed on January 23, 2014.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2014