Update on negotiations with AGSEM exam invigilators

Published: 4Dec2015

An agreement in principle was reached between the parties, and the Union’s executive will submit it to members for ratification on December 8. After just under six months and slightly more than a...

Update on negotiations with Floor Fellows

Published: 10Nov2015

On Monday, November 9, McGill formally filed for government arbitration in the ongoing negotiations with Floor Fellows, represented by AMUSE.

Festive, Fit, and Fun: Strategies for being active during the holiday season


It’s that time of year again: lots of holiday celebrating, cooking and shopping. Staying active during the busy holiday season can be particularly difficult.

AGSEM TAs Approve New Collective Agreement

Published: 1Oct2015

The Union held its general assembly on September 30, and its members voted on the global offer submitted by McGill’s negotiating committee on September 1. The teaching assistants accepted the...

Meeting with SEU (Facilities, Printing & Computing)

Published: 30Sep2015

The parties discussed the possibility of introducing biweekly pay for these groups. The University responded to the Union’s questions and concerns on this subject; some points still require...

Meeting with SEU (Trades)

Published: 30Sep2015

The parties met briefly on September 22 to review the negotiations to date. It was determined that the discussion of normative subjects, upon which agreement has yet to be reached, would be put...

Negotiation meetings with AGSEM invigilators

Published: 30Sep2015

Following the previous meeting on July 14, the parties met on September 15 to discuss the Union’s rights, the job posting clause, employment applications, and the selection and appointment of...

Conciliation Meeting with Floor Fellows on September 11

Published: 30Sep2015

In order to move negotiations forward, the parties continued discussions that had begun on July 3 regarding the counting of hours worked. The parties discussed what, in their respective views,...

Meeting with AMUSE (Casual Employees)

Published: 30Sep2015

The parties met twice, on September 18 and 25. Discussions were focused on the grievance and arbitration process, and on the clause regarding discrimination and harassment. Significant progress was...