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

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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Published on : 17 Feb 2015

Discussions with AGSEM TAs on discrimination and harassment

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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Published on : 17 Feb 2015

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

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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Published on : 17 Feb 2015

Talks resume with AGSEM TAs

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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Published on : 14 Jan 2015

Tentative agreement with MCLIU course lecturers and instructors on core issues

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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Published on : 19 Dec 2014

More discussions with SEU (trades) on temporary alternative work arrangements

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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Published on : 19 Dec 2014

Progress in talks with AGSEM TAs

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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Published on : 16 Dec 2014

Talks continue with AMUSE floor fellows

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

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Published on : 16 Dec 2014

Start of negotiations with floor fellows

McGill’s floor fellows were certified in May 2014.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2014

McGill and SEU (trades) discuss technical support roles

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 reached as the parties could not agree on the description to include in the collective agreement or on the premium to be paid.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2014

More agreements signed with SEU (trades)

At the bargaining session of December 3, the parties established the 2015 calendar of negotiations with six dates set until late April.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2014

McGill and AGSEM TAs ratify article on disciplinary measures

McGill met with AGSEM teaching assistants on October 10.

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Published on : 27 Nov 2014

McGill and SEU (facilities) sign off on vacation scheduling

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 collective agreements. McGill and SEU (facilities) discuss phased retirement

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Published on : 27 Nov 2014

Seven personnel policies revised

Seven policies included in the Personnel Policies & Procedures manual have recently been revised and are now available online. For more information click here.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2014

Eight personnel policies revised

Eight policies included in the Personnel Policies & Procedures manual have recently been revised and are now available online. For more information click here.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2014