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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. 

Published: 1 Mar 2016

MUNACA, McGill sign 3-year collective agreement

On February 9, 2016, MUNACA and McGill signed a new collective agreement. Negotiations between the union and the university took just four short months – a real achievement in the complex world of labour negotiations – and the new contract will be in place until November 30, 2018.

Published: 10 Feb 2016

McGill: A Top Montreal Employer (8 Years Running)

High marks for Summer Fridays, tuition waivers, parental leave top-ups and much more.

For the eighth year in a row, McGill has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers.

Published: 4 Feb 2016

Disbursement: Former Long-Term Disability Trust

The Trustees of a former Long Term Disability Plan for McGill employees are in the process of winding up the trust. There is a small surplus in the trust which will be distributed to eligible recipients.

Published: 19 Jan 2016

Pay Equity Commission Decision

The attached document outlines a decision by Quebec's Pay Equity Commission regarding McGill's legal obligations.

Download: Décision du Commission de l'équité salariale
Published: 4 Jan 2016

HR Notes: December 2015

Published: 14 Dec 2015

Course lecturers sign first collective agreement

On Oct. 30, the McGill Course Lecturers & Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill signed their first collective agreement. The new agreement will last three years and covers salary, benefits, leave and a wide range of other issues.

Published: 11 Dec 2015

Global Agreement Reached with 3 SEU groups

McGill University has agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with three bargaining units represented by SEU: Trades (Downtown Campus); Powerhouse (Downtown Campus); Trades & Powerhouse (Macdonald Campus). At a date to be determined, the Union will invite its membership to general assembly to vote on the new document. The parties have agreed not to communicate the contents of the agreement until the vote has taken place.

Published: 11 Dec 2015

Global Agreement Reached with MUNACA

McGill University and the MUNACA negotiating committee have agreed on all aspects of a new three-year collective agreement. At a date to be determined, the Union will invite its membership to general assembly to vote on the new document. The parties have agreed not to communicate the contents of the agreement until the vote has taken place.

Published: 9 Dec 2015

Update on negotiations with AGSEM exam invigilators

An agreement in principle was reached between the parties, and the Union’s executive will submit it to members for ratification on December 8. After just under six months and slightly more than a dozen negotiation sessions, the negotiating committees agreed on all monetary and non-monetary aspects of the new collective agreement. If ratified by the Union’s membership, the new five-year collective agreement will end on April 30, 2020....

Published: 4 Dec 2015

Update on negotiations with Floor Fellows

On Monday, November 9, McGill formally filed for government arbitration in the ongoing negotiations with Floor Fellows, represented by AMUSE.

Published: 10 Nov 2015

AGSEM TAs Approve New Collective Agreement

The Union held its general assembly on September 30, and its members voted on the global offer submitted by McGill’s negotiating committee on September 1.

The teaching assistants accepted the University’s offer for a collective agreement of four (4) years. The new agreement will end on June 30, 2018. In the coming weeks, the parties will finalize and sign the text of the new agreement. Shortly thereafter, the detailed terms will be shared with the community.

Published: 1 Oct 2015

Meeting with SEU (Facilities, Printing & Computing)

The parties discussed the possibility of introducing biweekly pay for these groups. The University responded to the Union’s questions and concerns on this subject; some points still require clarification before an agreement can be finalized. This topic, as well as the continuation of monetary discussions, will be the focus of upcoming meetings. The next meeting is planned for October 7.

Published: 30 Sep 2015

Meeting with SEU (Trades)

The parties met briefly on September 22 to review the negotiations to date. It was determined that the discussion of normative subjects, upon which agreement has yet to be reached, would be put aside for the moment, and that monetary subjects would be discussed at the next meeting instead (planned for October 23).

Published: 30 Sep 2015

Negotiation meetings with AGSEM invigilators

Following the previous meeting on July 14, the parties met on September 15 to discuss the Union’s rights, the job posting clause, employment applications, and the selection and appointment of employees. The parties came to an agreement on these topics and ratified the English text of the modified clauses.

Published: 30 Sep 2015