Human Resources news
The parties met on March 20th and discussed a number of items. On job postings, the union outlined its proposed changes. The parties reached a tentative agreement and a revised proposal will be presented at the next meeting, set for April 5.
At the March 13 bargaining session, McGill submitted a proposed text on the job postings process, which includes changes discussed at the last meeting. The SEU bargaining committee will review the document and submit its comments and suggested changes at the next meeting, set for March 20.
On March 1, 2013 the University, with the assistance of the Pay Equity Commission, reached an agreement on pay equity maintenance with MUNACA. As a result of this agreement, some staff members within the MUNACA, SEU, M and academic employee groups, who occupy certain predominantly female job classes, may receive a pay equity adjustment. Affected staff will receive a retroactive paym
Members of AMURE voted in overwhelming majority to ratify the tentative agreements relating to research associates and research assistants. Voting sessions were held on both the downtown and Macdonald campuses. Both negotiation parties are satisfied with the outcome of this first collective agreement and the process of joint communications conducted throughout the talks.
The parties met on February 19 with the university presenting its proposal on employee changes resulting from job postings. After some discussion, the parties ratified both the English and French versions of the proposal. The parties also discussed separating Food and Dining Services from Residences. Those discussions will be pursued at the next bargaining session, set for March 13.
For the fifth consecutive year, McGill has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers, as selected by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Employee development, pension plans, staff fitness programs, reduced summer hours and a host of environmental and sustainability initiatives are just some of the reasons given for McGill’s inclusion among the city’s top-ranked employers.
Now that our colleagues have returned to work, it is critical that you, as the manager or academic, take the time to think about how you will reintegrate your employees back to the work environment. Below you will find guidelines that will assist you in reintegrating your staff during this critical time.
Message from Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) We are happy to report that the conciliator has called both sides back to the bargaining table this Friday, November 25. We will keep you up to date on developments as we are able.