The parties met on March 21, 2014 and discussed the topic of proportionality of certain benefits, applicable to temporary employees in trades and powerhouse at Macdonald campus. The university presented its rationale behind the contemplated changes and proposed conditions. The parties did not reach an agreement on this topic.
The union presented its proposal on electronic surveillance and responded to the employer’s questions. The university is taking this proposal under consideration and will comment at the next meeting, scheduled for April 4.
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).