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McGill and SEU (trades) discuss overtime (trades)

The parties met on March 13, 2014 where they continued to discuss the application and wording of the overtime clauses relating to the three collective agreements of the trades and powerhouse bargaining units. 

Published: 26Mar2014

McGill and SEU discuss pay equity (facilities)

On March 12, 2014, the union and the university met to better understand the implications of pay equity adjustments made recently for SEU members.  Representatives of the union and the university assessed the effects of the change in salary parameters resulting from these pay equity adjustments. 

Published: 26Mar2014

Update on negotiations with course lecturers and instructors

On March 14, 2014, the university met with McGill course lecturers and instructors in the presence of a government-appointed conciliator.  The university presented its counter-proposal on items still to be negotiated – including monetary items – in response to the counter-proposal submitted by the union a month earlier, in which it maintained its position on all unresolved issues.  

Published: 18Mar2014

Talks continue with SEU on incidental illnesses (facilities)

 During the February 19, 2014 session, the parties continued to discuss the justification of incidental illnesses. The university indicated its position concerning the union’s February 5 proposal on the length of absence requiring justification.

Published: 3Mar2014

Talks with SEU on incidental illnesses

At the February 5, 2014 meeting with SEU, the parties covered the topics of uniforms and the justification of incidental illnesses. The university presented the wording of the articles and the letter of agreement covering uniforms for the 3 bargaining units. The parties were not able to reach a full agreement on the proposed documents and it was agreed to put this matter aside and discuss it at later stage in the negotiations.

Published: 28Feb2014

Discussions on overtime clauses with SEU (trades)

The parties met on February 13, 2014 and signed off on the text of a letter of agreement covering work hours and the bilingual version of overtime conversion.  The parties discussed at length the application and the wording of the overtime clauses to be included in the three collective agreements.  The union tabled a proposal, substantiated by a suggested text applicable to all three collective agreements, which led to discussions and further proposals by the university. Even though the discussion progressed significantly, the parties were not able to reach an agreement.

Published: 28Feb2014

Discussions on overtime clauses with SEU (trades)

The parties met on February 13, 2014 and signed off on the text of a letter of agreement covering work hours and the bilingual version of overtime conversion.  The parties discussed at length the application and the wording of the overtime clauses to be included in the three collective agreements.  The union tabled a proposal, substantiated by a suggested text applicable to all three collective agreements, which led to discussions and further proposals by the university.

Published: 28Feb2014

Agreement with SEU on overtime clauses (trades)

At the negotiation session of January 31, 2014, the university presented a modified letter of agreement on work hours and explained its position on overtime work compensated as time off.  After further discussions on this topic, an agreement was finally reached.  A modified article on overtime conversion was ratified, which will apply to each of the 4 units.

Published: 27Feb2014

Agreement with SEU on overtime clauses (trades)

 At the negotiation session of January 31, 2014, the university presented a modified letter of agreement on work hours and explained its position on overtime work compensated as time off.  After further discussions on this topic, an agreement was finally reached.  A modified article on overtime conversion was ratified, which will apply to each of the 4 units.

Published: 27Feb2014

Overtime converted to time off for SEU trades

Bargaining with SEU trades resumed on January 23, 2014. The university presented its proposal relating to hours of work covering each of the 4 trades bargaining units.  After discussions, the parties ratified these articles and it was agreed that the university would modify the letter of agreement to be presented for ratification at the meeting of January 31. 

Published: 4Feb2014

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