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

Wed, 2016-12-07 16:09

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.

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Tentative agreement reached with AMURE/postdoctoral researchers

Fri, 2016-11-25 17:21

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.

The University will soon submit the tentative agreement for approval to McGill’s senior leadership. The union and the University will then finalize the text of the agreement and the union will submit it to the vote of its membership at a date to be communicated later.

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Update on negotiations with AMURE (postdoctoral researchers)

Wed, 2016-11-16 13:18

The parties met on November 7 and ratified the articles that had been agreed on at the previous meeting. These account for a significant portion of the agreement under negotiation. Three more articles – pertaining to grievances, disciplinary measures and termination notices – were discussed, agreed to and ratified. A few remaining articles still need to be discussed.

The next meeting is set for November 21.

This update is meant to inform the community about ongoing negotiations and has been validated by the union.

 

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

Fri, 2016-10-28 14:05

The parties met on October 20 and 21. They discussed and agreed on the content of the articles pertaining to leaves without pay, to union activities (non-monetary aspects), to the reimbursement of expenses and to temporary alternate work arrangement.

The parties also agreed on the content of two agreement letters related to Human Resources information systems, as well as McGill ID cards and library access.

The parties also addressed the health and safety clause, a discussion which will be resumed at the next meeting, set for November 4.

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Update on negotiations with AMURE (postdoctoral researchers)

Tue, 2016-10-25 15:56

The parties met on October 17. The union presented a global counter-offer that, for the most part, aligns with the employer's offer. Some articles still need to be discussed. The employer committed to analyzing the financial impact of the counter-offer before the next meeting, set for November 7.

This update is meant to inform the community about ongoing negotiations and has been validated by the union.

 

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

Tue, 2016-10-11 16:33

The parties met on September 30 and on October 4 and discussed several topics. They reached agreements on the clauses pertaining to arbitration and disciplinary measures. The parties also discussed the question of employee privacy and agreed to add some language to that effect in the collective agreement. They initiated discussions on the topic of employee probation and decided to resume this discussion when the article related to posting, appointments and reappointments is addressed.

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

Mon, 2016-10-03 09:37

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.

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

Thu, 2016-09-22 14:11

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.

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Updated Templates for Research Associates’ & Assistants’ Appointments, Reappointments and Postings

Tue, 2013-06-25 11:39

Sent on behalf of Labour & Employee Relations, Human Resources

Updated Templates for Research Associates’ & Assistants’ Appointments, Reappointments and Postings

As part of the implementation of the AMURE collective agreements, we recently distributed and placed on our website templates of offer letters for Research Associates, Regular Research Assistants and Casual Research Assistants. Based on the input of users, we are now issuing updated versions of these offer letters in both English and French.

Contact Information

Contact: Denis Gauthier
Organization: Labour & Employee Relations
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Office Phone: 514-398-7342
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AMURE members ratify agreements

Thu, 2013-03-14 13:52

McGill Human Resources has asked Research and International Relations to relay updates on the University’s negotiations with AMURE, the union representing research associates and assistants.

Please see the following message and share the information as you deem appropriate. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 514-398-4747 or hr [dot] hr [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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