Unions and associations at McGill

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There are 15 unions and 2 non-unionized associations at McGill.

Unions

In cases where the collective agreement has expired and a new collective agreement has not yet been signed, the existing collective agreement prevails until the signing of a new agreement.

AGSEM - Invigilators

AGSEM stands for Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill

  • certified April 2010
  • 3-year collective agreement, expires April 2015
  • Collective Agreement -expires April 30, 2020

AGSEM - Teaching assistants

AGSEM stands for Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill

  • certified January 1993
  • 3-year collective agreement, expired June 2014
  • currently negotiating contract renewal
  • Collective Agreement -expires June 30, 2018
  • Letter of Agreement -pedagogical training

AMURE/PSAC - Postdoctoral fellows

AMURE/PSAC stands for Association of McGill University Research Employees/Public Service Alliance of Canada


AMURE/PSAC - Research assistants

AMURE/PSAC stands for Association of McGill University Research Employees/Public Service Alliance of Canada


AMURE/PSAC - Research associates

AMURE/PSAC stands for Association of McGill University Research Employees/Public Service Alliance of Canada

  • certified July 2010
  • 3-year collective agreement, expires April 2016
  • Collective Agreement -expired April 23, 2016

AMUSE/PSAC - Floor Fellows

AMUSE /PSAC stands for Association of McGill University Support Employees/Public Service Alliance of Canada

Administrative merger between AMUSE and MUNACA in February 2015, but both remain separate unions with separate collective agreements


AMUSE/PSAC - Non-academic casuals

AMUSE /PSAC stands for Association of McGill University Support Employees/Public Service Alliance of Canada

  • certified January 2010
  • 3-year collective agreement, expires April 2015
  • Collective Agreement - expires May 31, 2020
  • Letter of Agreement - Québec minimum wage (May 1, 2016) is $10.75/hour, group "A" minimum pay rate is $0.10 above minimum wage

MCLIU -  Course Lecturers and Instructors

MCLIU stands for McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union

  • originally certified August 2011
  • broke away from AGSEM in October 2013, re-certified November 2013
  • January 1, 2018 MCLIU Increases (Including the Government Salary Policy)
  • Collective Agreement -expires October 2018

Current list of priority points

Faculté/École
Faculty/School

Unités d’embauche
Hiring Units

Agricultural  and
Environmental 
​Sciences

All Departments

Faculty of Arts

Anthropology 

Faculty of Arts

Art History Communications

Faculty of Arts

East Asian Studies 

Faculty of Arts

Economics 

Faculty of Arts

English 

Faculty of Arts

Département de langue et littérature françaises

Faculty of Arts

French Language Centre 

Faculty of Arts

History Classical Studies 

Faculty of Arts

Institute For Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies 

Faculty of Arts

Institute For The Study Of International Development 

Faculty of Arts

Institute Of Islamic Studies 

Faculty of Arts

Jewish Studies 

Faculty of Arts

Languages Literatures Cultures 

Faculty of Arts

Linguistics 

Faculty of Arts

Mcgill Institute For The Study Of Canada 

Faculty of Arts

Office Of Interdisciplinary Studies 

Faculty of Arts

Philosophy 

Faculty of Arts

Political Science 

Faculty of Arts

Quebec Studies Programme 

Faculty of Arts

Religious Studies 

Faculty of Arts

School Of Information Studies 

Faculty of Arts

School Of Social Work 

Faculty of Arts

Sociology 

Dentistry

Dentistry 

School of
Continuing Studies

All programs

Education

Educational and Counselling Psychology  

Education

First Nations & Inuit Education 

Education

Integrated Studies in Education 

Education

Kinesiology and Physical Education 

Engineering

Engineering, Dean's Office

Engineering

Chemical Engineering 

Engineering

Civil Engineering Applied Mechanics 

Engineering

Electrical And Computer Engineering 

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering 

Engineering

Mining and Materials Engineering 

Engineering

School of Architecture 

Engineering

School of Urban Planning  

Desautels Faculty
of Management

 

All programs

Faculty of Law

Law - Priority Points List 

Faculty of Medicine

Epidemiology Biostatisics 

Faculty of Medicine

Medical Physics Unit 

Faculty of Medicine

Occupational Health 

Faculty of Medicine

Physiology 

Faculty of Medicine

School Of Communication Sciences and Disorders 

Faculty of Medicine

School Of Physical Occupational Therapy 

Schulich School
of Music

Music Research 

Schulich School
of Music

Music Performance 

Schulich School
of Music

Music Performance, Practical Instruction 

Schulich School
of Music

Music Performance, Small Ensembles 

Schulich School
of Music

Conservatory, Theory & Ear Training 

Schulich School
of Music

Conservatory, Practical instruction 

Schulich School
of Music

Conservatory, Ensembles 

Faculty of Science

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Faculty of Science

Biology 

Faculty of Science

Earth Planetary Sciences 

Faculty of Science

Geography 

Faculty of Science

Mathematics Statistics 

Faculty of Science

Physics 

Faculty of Science

Psychology 

Faculty of Science

Redpath Museum 

Faculty of Science

School of Computer Science 


MUNACA/PSAC - Clerical, laboratory and IT technician, support staff and library assistants

MUNACA/PSAC stands for McGill University Non-Academic Certified Association/Public Service Alliance of Canada


SEU - Computing Centre

SEU stands for Service Employees Union Local 800.

SEU computing centre, SEU printing services and SEU facilities negotiating as one group


SEU - Facilities management, residences, Faculty Club

SEU stands for Service Employees Union Local 800. 

  • certified December 1986
  • Facilities Management, Residences, Faculty Club - Collective agreement - expires November 7, 2021

SEU computing centre, SEU printing services and SEU facilities negotiating as one group


SEU - Powerhouse downtown

SEU stands for Service Employees Union Local 800.


SEU  - Printing Services

SEU stands for Service Employees Union Local 800.

SEU computing centre, SEU printing services and SEU facilities negotiating as one group


SEU - Trades downtown

SEU stands for Service Employees Union Local 800.


SEU - Trades and powerhouse Macdonald campus

SEU stands for Service Employees Union Local 800. 

  • certified September 1997
  • Powerhouse Group, Trades Group -Macdonald Campus - Collective agreement - expires May 31, 2019

Associations

MAUT: McGill Association of University Teachers (professors)


MUNASA: McGill University Non-Academic Staff Association (M level employees)

As per the Policy, a newly hired administrative staff member of McGill University automatically become a member of MUNASA (McGill University Non-Academic Staff Association) with the requisite dues being deducted from each paycheque. If an employee wishes, he may revoke his membership at any time by sending a written request to Human Resources (Shared Services) with a copy to MUNASA.

  • To enrol in MUNASA, please use this form