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Update on negotiations with AMURE (research associates and research assistants)

The first two negotiation meetings regarding the renewal of the collective agreements of research associates and research assistants – now part of the same accreditation unit – were held on Sept. 15 and 16. The parties agreed to issue joint statements on the progress of the negotiations throughout the process.

Published: 22Sep2016

Humor, Magic and Medicine

Arts Building W-20, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA


There appears little question that mental attitude can influence how we deal with stress and how we recover from certain illnesses. 

Walking as a tool for improving health

Arts Building W-20, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA


Improve your health by increasing your physical activity.

Join Dr. Dasgupta and learn how by simply walking more you can reduce the risk of developing chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. 

Principal's Awards: New Aug. 15 Deadline

Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff – deadline extended

This is to inform you that the deadline has been extended to submit nominations to the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff (2015-2016). You have until Monday, August 15thto submit your entry.

You have no doubt seen colleagues go the extra mile to deliver on a special project. The award is about recognition but it is also about rewarding these colleagues with a $5,000 cash prize.

Published: 19Jul2016

Tentative Agreement Reached with 3 SEU groups

Three bargaining units represented by SEU Local 800 (FTQ) (Facilities Management, Student Housing Services, Dining Services & Faculty Club; Printing Services; and Data Centre) have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with McGill University.

The Union and the University will finalize the text of the agreements during the summer, and the proposed agreements will be submitted to membership votes in early fall 2016. The dates of the general assemblies will be communicated by the Union.

Published: 13May2016

May 18: HR Administrative Forum

Event Information

Human Resources is delighted to invite you to the Spring 2016 HR Administrative Forum. Join us on May 18 to learn more about pay equity adjustments, staff wellness courses, newly signed collective agreements and more. Registration is required as space is limited, so please RSVP today!

Published: 20Apr2016

"I miss my Rolodex: Resilience in the face of stress and change", with Dr. Camillo Zacchia

Leacock Building Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA


Is stress making you ill?  How well do you cope with the constant pressure for change?  Do you feel overwhelmed by the stress of new challenges? 

Wind-up of former long-term disability plan

The trustees of the former Long Term Disability (LTD) Plan for employees of McGill University are in the process of winding up the trust.  This plan was replaced in 2003 by the current LTD plan.



Published: 14Mar2016

Claims Submission Deadline is March 31, 2016

Members of the McGill Health and/or Dental Plans

If you have any unclaimed health and/or dental expenses for the period from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015, your claims must be received by Manulife Financial no later than March 31, 2016. Claims received after March 31, 2016 will not be accepted. 

Important!  Read more: Claims Submission Deadline is March 31, 2016

Published: 1Mar2016

Enhancing Your Workplace - the Green Way!

Arts Building Room 150, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA


Did you know that office plants can be good for you? Not only can plants enhance the overall appearance in the office, but they can also reduce stress and eliminate air pollutants.