Staff

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

The parties met on September 22 and 23 and made progress on several non-monetary clauses. They reached agreements on the articles pertaining to relations between the parties, intellectual property and conduct of research, copies of the collective agreement, the labour relations committee and the grievance procedure. Following a discussion, the parties agreed that it was not necessary to include additional language related to workers solidarity, academic freedom and McGill governance.

The parties were scheduled to meet again on September 30.

Published: 3Oct2016

Update on negotiations with AMUSE (floor fellows)

The parties met on September 27 and ratified the French version of several articles that had previously been approved in English. These articles relate to the purpose of the agreement, union recognition and scope of application, union dues, management rights, relationships between the parties, the probationary period, disciplinary measures, administrative dismissal and employment injury.

Published: 29Sep2016

Members of SEU unit approve new collective agreement

Members of the Service Employees’ Union (SEU) Local 800 (FTQ) from McGill’s Facilities Management, Student Housing Services, Dining Services and the Faculty Club voted in favour of a proposed new collective agreement at a general assembly held on September 24, 2016. The union, which represents some 350 employees, and the University had reached a tentative agreement in May 2016. This new agreement will be in effect for five years from the day it is signed.

Two other SEU units (Printing Services and Data Centre) will submit new collective agreements to their membership shortly.

Published: 26Sep2016

Update on negotiations with AMUSE (casual employees)

The parties met on September 12 and 14 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.

Published: 23Sep2016

Boost Your Health Fall 2016

The Boost Your Health lunchtime series focusing on healthy living through disease prevention, eating right, exercise and stress reduction is back with a new fall lineup! 

Lunchtime information sessions have moved to Thursdays this fall.  See below for a list of this season's events.

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Published: 23Sep2016

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

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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

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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

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