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Update on negotiations with AMUSE (floor fellows)

Fri, 2016-12-02 15:52

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.

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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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Tentative agreement reached with AMUSE/Casuals

Fri, 2016-11-25 14:03

The Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE/Casuals)/Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and McGill University have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement.

The final elements were agreed on at a meeting the two parties held earlier today, in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.

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Update on negotiations with AMUSE (casual employees)

Mon, 2016-11-21 11:07

The parties met for a full day on November 18 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.

They discussed the non-monetary elements that had not been resolved yet, as well as the monetary elements. Several proposals and counter-proposals were made and progress was achieved.

The parties agreed to meet again on Friday, November 25.

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 (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 AMUSE (casual employees)

Tue, 2016-11-15 11:42

The parties met on November 10 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.

The employer submitted as planned a global offer that includes its proposals on the granting of McGill ID cards and the Work Study program, as well as its proposal on the various monetary elements.

The parties discussed the monetary proposal, after which the union submitted a counter-proposal on the monetary elements and the Work Study program.

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Update on negotiations with AMUSE (floor fellows)

Mon, 2016-11-14 09:58

The parties met on November 2nd in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the ministère du Travail. The parties reached agreements and ratified articles related to the posting and granting of appointments and to performance dialogues.

The employer submitted for review by the union and the arbitrator a first draft of the collective agreement that includes all of the articles that have been agreed on up to now.

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Update on negotiations with AMUSE (casual employees)

Thu, 2016-11-03 14:26

The parties met in the presence of the conciliator on Friday, October 28 and resumed their exploratory discussions on the applicability of the article on the posting and the granting of assignments for assignments governed by financial aid programs such as the Work Study Program.

Several proposals were made by each of the parties. The discussions did not however lead to an agreement on this topic.

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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 AMUSE (floor fellows)

Fri, 2016-10-28 10:31

The parties met on October 19 in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the ministère du Travail. They resumed the discussion they had started at the previous meeting on the rules governing the allocation of contracts to floor fellows, and more specifically, to returning floor fellows.

The parties made progress on the posting and granting of assignments, a discussion which then led them to address performance dialogues. The employer submitted to the union its proposed text for those two articles.

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