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MUNACA/PSAC strike update: Back to the table; injunction extended

This afternoon, the parties are returning to the negotiating table. Meanwhile, the injunction granted by Quebec Superior Court limiting some picket line activities during the MUNACA/PSAC strike was this morning extended to Jan. 21, 2012.

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Published on : 13 Oct 2011

Strike update: McGill cleared of allegations of using illegal workers

This morning, McGill received a ruling from the Quebec Labour Relations Board (Commission de relations du travail) that said McGill University has not used illegal replacement workers in maintaining classes and services during the MUNACA/PSAC strike.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2011

Strike update: waiting for negotiations to resume

A message from Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance)

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Published on : 06 Oct 2011

Strike update: negotiations continue; parties in court over replacement workers, picketing tactics

A message from Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance)

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Published on : 29 Sep 2011

Recent developments in the strike: Statement by Michael Di Grappa

Last Friday, we saw two significant developments in the MUNACA/PSAC strike against McGill.

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Published on : 26 Sep 2011

MUNACA-McGill labour dispute: conciliation continues

Another weekly update on the labour dispute between McGill and the MUNACA union (and its PSAC affiliate), from Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) Michael Di Grappa

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Published on : 22 Sep 2011

McGill-MUNACA labour dispute: One week after conciliation begins, where are we?

Another weekly update on the labour dispute between McGill and the MUNACA union, from Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) Michael Di Grappa

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Published on : 15 Sep 2011

Progress in talks during second conciliation meeting, next meeting set for September 21

McGill and MUNACA negotiating teams met for a second day on September 12 with the government-appointed conciliator. Topics discussed resulted in some 24 issues resolved out of a grouping of 34 non-monetary issues discussed throughout the first two days of bargaining in the conciliator’s presence.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2011

First conciliation meeting and others scheduled until October 26

On September 8, McGill’s negotiating committee met with the government-appointed conciliator. During this first session, the conciliator decided that both parties should discuss all unresolved issues, which should be grouped under different categories. The parties agreed to discuss some 33 issues.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2011

To the McGill community: Conciliation begins today

On behalf of Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) McGill and MUNACA are at the bargaining table today, with the assistance of a conciliator appointed by the Government of Quebec. This is the first of what could be a number of conciliation meetings, with the goal of reaching a negotiated settlement in MUNACA’s current strike.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2011

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies operations during the MUNACA strike

As a result of the MUNACA strike, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) have shifted priorities to allow graduate student-related activities to be conducted in an efficient manner. Click on this post for more information regarding these priorities, as well as a list of key GPS contacts during this time.

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Published on : 07 Sep 2011

Office of Sponsored Research Services during the MUNACA Strike

Message from Mary-Margaret Klempa, Interim Senior Director, Office of Sponsored Research Re: Office of Sponsored Research Services during the MUNACA Strike Dear Colleagues, As you know, the McGill University Non-academic Certified Association (MUNACA), which includes clerical workers, lab technicians and other support staff, began a general strike on September 1. The work stoppage will impact

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Published on : 06 Sep 2011

Services for students: Operating hours during the strike

During the MUNACA labour dispute, McGill has up a website at www.mcgill.ca/students/operating-hours where you can find up-to-date operating hours for some 40 student services and units around McGill.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2011

Impact of MUNACA strike on some IT services

In light of the labour disruption at McGill University, there are some important effects on MUNACA employee accounts, also, the IT services listed at the bottom of this message will be limited or temporarily suspended. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your patience.

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Published on : 01 Sep 2011

Message to the McGill community: Now that the strike has begun

on behalf of Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) The McGill University Non-academic Certified Association (MUNACA) began a general strike at 6 a.m. this morning. MUNACA represents many of the clerical workers, as well as lab technicians and other support staff who work at McGill. It is unfortunate that we have been unable to agree on terms for a new contract.

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Published on : 01 Sep 2011