Human Resources

Following almost two years of negotiations between the parties, an agreement in principle was reached on July 9th in presence of the Conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour.

The parties’ negotiation committees have agreed to recommend the contents of this collective agreement to their respective constituents, and to keep the details confidential until the Union has had an opportunity to share them with its members.

Classified as: Negotiation Updates
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Published on: 2 Sep 2020

Since the last update on January 9th, 7 full day meetings in person and 11 half day online meetings took place between SEU Union representatives for Trades and Powerhouse / Macdonald and Downtown campuses and University representatives.

Classified as: Negotiation Updates, SEU negotiations
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Published on: 7 Jul 2020

On Thursday April 30th 2020, AGSEM filed the attached petition for the certification for academic support workers employed by McGill. The academic support workers in the attached list are targeted by this unionization drive. 

 

Classified as: Negotiation Updates
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Published on: 2 Jul 2020

After consulting the HR Note on the 2020 MPEX Annual Compensation Review and Scale Update, these FAQs will provide further detail. Find out more.

Classified as: Human Resources MPEX Salary Policy
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Published on: 26 Apr 2020

Dear colleagues,

As the rollout of the Flexible Work Arrangements Pilot Program and the development of a more flexible work culture continues, I am pleased to share two developments, one of which will give all eligible employees additional flexibility and another which will simplify the request procedure for MUNACA employees.

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Published on: 28 Feb 2020

As you may have heard, health authorities announced yesterday a presumptive case of COVID-19 in the Montreal area. It is a case of a person who recently returned from travel abroad.

Despite this, health authorities are still very clear that the risk in Canada is low, and they are not recommending any additional measures to be taken by the general public. Frequent and thorough handwashing, as well as observing appropriate cough etiquette, are still the appropriate behaviours.

Classified as: health
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Published on: 28 Feb 2020

Although the novel coronavirus outbreak is accelerating in many parts of the world, the situation remains unchanged in Canada. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, overall risk remains low for Canadians. Currently, no case of the novel coronavirus has been reported in Québec.

Classified as: health
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Published on: 27 Feb 2020

Following the MUNACA drive which resulted in a new MUNACA bargaining unit, the Union filed a claim with the Tribunal Administrative du Travail (TAT) that the expired MUNACA Collective Agreement, which had applied to the prior bargaining unit, should apply to employees now part of the new bargaining unit as of August 2, 2019, the date of the TAT’s decision.

Classified as: Negotiation Updates
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Published on: 5 Feb 2020

The following webpage for members of the McGill community will be updated regularly: www.mcgill.ca/coronavirus/

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Published on: 31 Jan 2020

"Here are some of the reasons why McGill University was selected as one of Montreal's Top Employers (2020):

McGill University encourages employees to take time off to recharge with three weeks of starting vacation allowance, moving to four weeks after only three years on the job -- additionally, the organization offers paid time off during the winter holidays as well as paid personal days, which can be scheduled as needed

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Published on: 31 Jan 2020

As you set your objectives for 2020 with all M and Excluded staff, we want to provide you with a summary of supports, tools and links to the most up-to-date versions of Performance Dialogue documents.

Classified as: Human Resources
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Published on: 16 Jan 2020

Since the last update on October 29th, six meetings have taken place between SEU Union representatives for Trades and Powerhouse / Macdonald and Downtown campuses and University representatives. The Parties continued their discussion regarding work uniforms, safety shoes and Union bulletin boards; they reached agreements on these matters on October 30th.

Classified as: Negotiation Updates
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Published on: 9 Jan 2020

After initial discussions in September, it was then agreed that the best way to progress towards reaching an agreement was to work on global proposals including all the elements currently in discussion, rather than discussing items individually.

Classified as: Negotiation Updates
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Published on: 7 Jan 2020

Since our last update in July, the Parties have met eight times. The meetings provided the Parties with the opportunity to express their views and their respective positions on the content of the Harassment and Discrimination provision. On October 10, the Union requested the assistance of a Conciliator from the Ministry of Labour. With the assistance of the Conciliator, three meetings took place on the topic of Harassment and Discrimination, more specifically on the application of the University policy Against Sexual Violence.

Classified as: Negotiation Updates
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Published on: 6 Jan 2020

Employees today are increasingly looking to their employers to provide some form of flexible work arrangement to make their work and personal lives easier to manage. McGill University is no exception to this trend. Indeed, flexible work arrangements have emerged as a significant theme of proposed action within the staff-led My Healthy Workplace Learning Communities, launched in May 2019.

Classified as: Human Resources
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Published on: 13 Dec 2019

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