As part of their ongoing collective agreement negotiations, the McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill University met on June 26, 27, and 28, as well as July 6.
On June 26, the parties completed the submission of their respective non-monetary proposals and discussed various aspects of the negotiation process, including the order in which topics will be addressed. They also confirmed meeting dates on July 6 and August 30 and 31.
On June 27 and 28, the parties explained their respective proposals relative to the allocation of courses and more specifically article 15.03, and agreed to discuss this further on August 30 and 31. At that time, the parties will explore the pros and cons of various potential solutions with the aim of arriving at a mutually agreeable conclusion.
On July 6, the parties discussed proposed modifications to the articles on: Harassment and Intimidation; Disciplinary Measures; and Health, Safety and Environment. Agreements were reached on the first two items, with additional discussion required on the third.
This update is meant to inform the community about ongoing negotiations and has been validated by the Union.