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SEU trades and powerhouse agree on grievances and arbitration procedure

At the October 24, 2013 bargaining session, the parties wrapped up discussions on grievances and arbitration procedures. After a review of the proposed wording for these articles, they were ratified and the modified versions of these two articles will be included in each of the collective agreements of these bargaining units.

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Published on : 20 Nov 2013

McGill and AGSEM lecturers still negotiating

In recent bargaining sessions, including the October 25, 2013 session, the university met with AGSEM lecturers and instructors to pursue talks on articles 17 to 20 – teaching support, provisions for salaried graduate students, resources and equipment, and training and development. Counter-proposals presented at the session are being reviewed.

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Published on : 20 Nov 2013

Talks evolve with SEU about separating food and dining and residences

 At the October 9, 2013 bargaining session, talks about separating food and dining and residences moved toward resolution, to the satisfaction of both parties. The implications of these changes were discussed and both parties are studying proposed solutions.

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Published on : 20 Nov 2013

Grievances and arbitration discussed at second bargaining session with SEU trades and powerhouse

The parties held their second bargaining session on October 10, 2013. They discussed the grievances and arbitration procedures. Both parties expressed concerns, particularly about how the articles should better align with current day-to-day practices and improvements were proposed.

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Published on : 20 Nov 2013

First bargaining session with SEU trades and powerhouse

The first bargaining session with SEU trades and powerhouse took place on October 3, 2013. The session kicked off with members of both bargaining committees introducing themselves. The parties then each presented their full sets of proposals.

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Published on : 20 Nov 2013

Major progress in McGill and SEU negotiations

The parties met on October 2, 2013 and discussed at length the objectives and concerns and the implications of treating food and dining and residences as two different departments. Several scenarios were considered in view of satisfying both parties’ interests. Discussions led to possible solutions stemming from each party.

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Published on : 20 Nov 2013

Conversion to bi-weekly pay cycle

Conversion to a bi-weekly pay for salaried employees Conversion to a bi-weekly pay cycle for hourly paid employees

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Published on : 13 Nov 2013

Agreement with SEU on separating food and dining from residences

At the November 6, 2013 meeting, the university presented the content of a letter of agreement about the separation of food and dining from residences, resulting in two different structural units.  Until now, food and dining was a sub-section of residences.

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Published on : 12 Nov 2013

SEU and the University sign off on two more articles

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 on special shifts. A final version of the text was prepared and the parties signed off on the relevant articles. 

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, negotiation update
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Published on : 24 Sep 2013

New Travel Services site has travel discounts and more

Visit the new Travel Services web site to find out how you can save money on personal leisure and University-related business travel by taking advantage of McGill’s latest contracts. McGill staff, students and faculty can benefit from:

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, General
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Published on : 17 Sep 2013

Bargaining resumes with SEU

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 definition for the possible duration of assignments on special projects.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, negotiation update
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Published on : 17 Sep 2013

Deadline extended for Principal’s Award to Administrative and Support Staff

This is to inform you that we have extended the deadline to submit nominations to the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff for 2012-2013. You have until August 19th, 5:00 pm to submit your entry.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, General
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Published on : 07 Aug 2013

More agreements in talks with SEU

At the June 12 bargaining session, the parties reached an agreement on the job posting process, more specifically the effective date of appointment and payment of new rates. This point, applicable to the three collective agreements, is now settled. 

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, negotiation update
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Published on : 18 Jun 2013