On April 4, 2014, the parties discussed the union’s proposal on electronic surveillance. The parties debated their point of view and shared their preoccupations and constraints. They also reviewed existing policies and protocols relating to this matter. After a lengthy discussion, the parties agreed to the content of an article on the use of information and electronic surveillance systems on both campuses. The article was ratified by the parties.
The next meeting is scheduled for April 10, at which time the union will present its concerns and suggestions on union activities, lead hand premiums and incidental illnesses.
The 4 bargaining units involved in these negotiations are employees from trades and from powerhouse downtown, and employees from trades and from powerhouse Macdonald campus, represented by SEU, local 800 (Service Employees Union, local section 800, affiliated with the Quebec Labour Federation).