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

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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Published on : 03 Oct 2016

Update on negotiations with AMUSE (floor fellows)

The parties met on September 27 and ratified the French version of several articles that had previously been approved in English. These articles relate to the purpose of the agreement, union recognition and scope of application, union dues, management rights, relationships between the parties, the probationary period, disciplinary measures, administrative dismissal and employment injury.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2016

Members of SEU unit approve new collective agreement

Members of the Service Employees’ Union (SEU) Local 800 (FTQ) from McGill’s Facilities Management, Student Housing Services, Dining Services and the Faculty Club voted in favour of a proposed new collective agreement at a general assembly held on September 24, 2016. The union, which represents some 350 employees, and the University had reached a tentative agreement in May 2016. This new agreement will be in effect for five years from the day it is signed. Two other SEU units (Printing Services and Data Centre) will submit new collective agreements to their membership shortly.

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Published on : 26 Sep 2016

Update on negotiations with AMUSE (casual employees)

The parties met on September 12 and 14 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2016

Boost Your Health Fall 2016

The Boost Your Health lunchtime series focusing on healthy living through disease prevention, eating right, exercise and stress reduction is back with a new fall lineup!  Lunchtime information sessions have moved to Thursdays this fall.  See below for a list of this season's events. Want to be on our mailing list?

Published on : 23 Sep 2016

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

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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Published on : 22 Sep 2016

Principal's Awards: New Aug. 15 Deadline

Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff – deadline extended This is to inform you that the deadline has been extended to submit nominations to the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff (2015-2016). You have until Monday, August 15thto submit your entry. You have no doubt seen colleagues go the extra mile to deliver on a special project. The award is about recognition but it is also about rewarding these colleagues with a $5,000 cash prize.

Classified as : Staff, staff
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Published on : 19 Jul 2016

Tentative Agreement Reached with 3 SEU groups

Three bargaining units represented by SEU Local 800 (FTQ) (Facilities Management, Student Housing Services, Dining Services & Faculty Club; Printing Services; and Data Centre) have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with McGill University. The Union and the University will finalize the text of the agreements during the summer, and the proposed agreements will be submitted to membership votes in early fall 2016. The dates of the general assemblies will be communicated by the Union.

Classified as : Staff, Negotiation Updates
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Published on : 13 May 2016

MUNACA, McGill sign 3-year collective agreement

On February 9, 2016, MUNACA and McGill signed a new collective agreement. Negotiations between the union and the university took just four short months – a real achievement in the complex world of labour negotiations – and the new contract will be in place until November 30, 2018. “MUNACA’s members do tremendous work,” said Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration & Finance). “Many of their contributions are made behind the scenes, but the work they do is a big part of the University’s success – both inside and outside of the classroom.

Classified as : Staff, Negotiation Updates
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Published on : 10 Feb 2016

McGill: A Top Montreal Employer (8 Years Running)

High marks for Summer Fridays, tuition waivers, parental leave top-ups and much more. For the eighth year in a row, McGill has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers.

Classified as : Staff
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Published on : 04 Feb 2016

Disbursement: Former Long-Term Disability Trust

The Trustees of a former Long Term Disability Plan for McGill employees are in the process of winding up the trust. There is a small surplus in the trust which will be distributed to eligible recipients.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External
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Published on : 19 Jan 2016

Pay Equity Commission Decision

The attached document outlines a decision by Quebec's Pay Equity Commission regarding McGill's legal obligations. Download: Décision du Commission de l'équité salariale

Classified as : Staff, Pay Equity
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Published on : 04 Jan 2016

Course lecturers sign first collective agreement

On Oct. 30, the McGill Course Lecturers & Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill signed their first collective agreement. The new agreement will last three years and covers salary, benefits, leave and a wide range of other issues.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2015

Global Agreement Reached with 3 SEU groups

McGill University has agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with three bargaining units represented by SEU: Trades (Downtown Campus); Powerhouse (Downtown Campus); Trades & Powerhouse (Macdonald Campus). At a date to be determined, the Union will invite its membership to general assembly to vote on the new document.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2015

Global Agreement Reached with MUNACA

McGill University and the MUNACA negotiating committee have agreed on all aspects of a new three-year collective agreement. At a date to be determined, the Union will invite its membership to general assembly to vote on the new document. The parties have agreed not to communicate the contents of the agreement until the vote has taken place.

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Published on : 09 Dec 2015