When the parties met on December 12, 2013 – and considering the union’s demands and objectives concerning client services – the university presented its proposal on working hours in Athletics. The union questioned several aspects of the proposal and suggested changes that were included in the contents of the modified clause.
After a thorough review, both parties ratified the French version of the articles pertaining to working hours in trades and powerhouse downtown and for trades and powerhouse Macdonald campus. McGill will prepare the English version of this article, which will be ratified at the next meeting, scheduled for January 23, 2014.
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).