Laughter Yoga, with Liliana De Leo


Taking time to laugh is good for your health! A good belly-laugh fills up your body with oxygen, T-cells and endorphins, which in turn will help to reduce stress, boost the immune system, and even...

Talks resume with AGSEM TAs

Published: 14Jan2015

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...

Tentative agreement with MCLIU course lecturers and instructors on core issues

Published: 19Dec2014

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...

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

Published: 19Dec2014

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...

Progress in talks with AGSEM TAs

Published: 16Dec2014

The parties met on December 12. Two articles were discussed on this last day of negotiations in 2014: positions, and selection and appointment.

Talks continue with AMUSE floor fellows

Published: 16Dec2014

The parties met on December 5 for a half day and exchanged proposals and counter-proposals. They continued to discuss the following articles:  purpose of agreement, union recognition and scope of...

More agreements signed with SEU (trades)

Published: 3Dec2014

At the bargaining session of December 3, the parties established the 2015 calendar of negotiations with six dates set until late April. The parties made minor adjustments to articles discussed...

Start of negotiations with floor fellows

Published: 3Dec2014

McGill’s floor fellows were certified in May 2014. The parties held their first bargaining session on October 31, where they exchanged proposals.  The session also included a presentation of floor...

McGill and SEU (trades) discuss technical support roles

Published: 3Dec2014

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...