A monthly discussion group of graduate students, faculty and researchers as well as professionals from university affiliated organizations.
Originally published on April 10, 2017
The parties met on March 21 in the presence of a Conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour. They presented their monetary proposals and addressed each other’s questions. The employer committed to assessing the financial implications of the Union’s proposal and will share this assessment at their next meeting, scheduled for April 26. Two additional meetings are scheduled for May.
Originally posted on November 25, 2016.
The Association of McGill University Research Employees (AMURE) unit representing postdoctoral researchers and McGill University have agreed on all aspects of a first collective agreement. The final elements were agreed on at a meeting the two parties held on November 25.
Some CRCF members decided to join together to create a Huddle - a gathering of people who wish to define next steps, and envision how to transform the energy shown at the Women’s Marches into local and national action.
Originally posted on December 2, 2016.
The parties met on November 14, 15 and 25 in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the Ministère du travail. The employer presented for review by the union the bilingual version of the text agreed on pertaining to the grievance procedure, as well as of the article related to the drafting of the collective agreement.
Originally posted on December 7, 2016.
The parties met on November 4 and 11. They shared their objectives and constraints related to the posting mechanisms for positions of research associates, research assistants and casual research assistants.
They discussed topics such as centralized posting tools, priority for McGill employees, employee selection criteria, duration of contracts, advice for employees who are relocating/have relocated from other countries, availability list and several other topics related to staffing activities.
Originally published on April 18, 2017
TO: All M-level staff
SUBJECT: Updates to McGill Personnel Policies and Procedures
This memo provides a brief summary of updates to McGill’s Personnel Policies and Procedures, which apply to all M-Level staff and were revised on January 1st, 2017. This summary is intended only as an informal synopsis – the authoritative documents are the policies themselves.
The four updated policies are:
Originally published on April 19, 2017
Floor Fellows, represented by AMUSE, held a special general assembly on April 13, 2017 during which members voted to approve the proposed collective agreement. This is a positive and important milestone; the Union and the University look forward to receiving final approvals from individuals with pending claims before the CNESST, and from the CNESST itself.
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