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Two MURA members honoured as McGill Unsung Heroes

June 1, 2021 - As part of the Bicentennial Celebrations, faculties, central units, associations, and unions were asked to nominate the Unsung Heroes in their department – the less-recognized faculty and staff who have walked the halls of McGill through the ages and who have greatly helped shape the community.

Published: 1 Jul 2021

Negotiation Update: AMUSE (Casual Employees)

On September 22, 2020, the parties met to exchange non-monetary proposals for the renewal of the collective agreement for non-academic casuals. The collective agreement expired on May 31, 2020. Since then, the Parties have met 17 times for half-day virtual sessions. Several non-monetary items have been agreed upon between the parties, including:

Published: 30 Jun 2021

Negotiation Update: AMUSE (Floor Fellows)

On September 29, 2020, the parties met to exchange non-monetary proposals for the renewal of the collective agreement for Floor Fellows. The collective agreement expired on July 3, 2020. Since then, the Parties have met 19 times for half-day virtual sessions. Several non-monetary items have been agreed upon between the parties, including:

Published: 30 Jun 2021

Transitioning to a new Model of Work

Dear McGill faculty and staff:

As we prepare to move to a post-pandemic normal, we are all beginning to reflect on and learn from our unique experiences over the past 15 months. I am delighted to announce that McGill is adopting an Interim Flexible Work Arrangement, which will increase the option to work from home for eligible administrative and support staff, with the approval of their supervisor.

Published: 18 Jun 2021

Negotiation update: SEU Trades & Powerhouse - Downtown and Macdonald Campus

Since the last update on July 7th, SEU Union representatives for Trades and Powerhouse / Macdonald and Downtown campuses and University representatives met 20 times.

Published: 29 Mar 2021

Employment Opportunities: 6 Part-Time Positions at CIRM

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM) is seeking applications to fill six part-time positions as part of its general activities or its Data for Society Hub.

Published: 4 Mar 2021

McGill named one of Montreal’s top employers

For the 13th consecutive year, McGill University is celebrated as a Montreal's Top Employers (2021). Read the McGill Reporter article to learn more.

Published: 15 Feb 2021

AGSEM TAs and McGill sign a new collective agreement

We are pleased to announce that on December 23, 2020, the Association of Graduate Students employed at McGill (AGSEM-FNEEQ) and McGill University signed a new collective agreement. The previous agreement expired on June 30, 2018 and the new agreement will end on July 31, 2023.

In the coming weeks, the detailed terms of the agreement will be shared with the community. The collective agreement will be posted soon on the Union’s and the University’s websites.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

MCLIU Course Lecturers and Instructors and McGill sign a new collective agreement

We are pleased to announce that on December 23, 2020, the Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill University signed their second Collective Agreement. The first Agreement expired on October 29, 2018 and the second Agreement will end August 31, 2022.

In the coming weeks, the details of the Agreement will be shared with the community. The Collective Agreement will be posted soon on the Union and University’s websites.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

MCLIU Course Lecturers and Instructors Approve New Collective Agreement

The MCLIU Course Lecturers and Instructors Union held its Special General Assembly online, this November 20th, 2020. We are pleased to announce that members voted in favor of the proposed new collective agreement. The current agreement expired on October 29, 2018; the new agreement will end on August 31, 2022.

In the coming weeks, the parties will finalize and sign the text of the new agreement. Shortly thereafter, the detailed terms will be shared with the community.

Published: 2 Dec 2020

International travel quarantine reminder

Consistent with McGill’s objective to prepare for increased on-campus activity in Fall 2021, the University will progressively ramp up operations over the summer, while respecting public health directives.

Published: 2 Dec 2020

Agreement in Principle: MCLIU Course Lecturers and Instructors

We are pleased to announce that, following more than two years of collective agreement negotiations between the parties, McGill and MCLIU Course Lecturers and Instructors reached an agreement in principle on October 30th.

The parties’ negotiation committees have agreed to recommend the contents of the agreement to their respective constituents and to keep the details of the agreement confidential until the Union has had an opportunity to share them with its members.

Published: 9 Nov 2020

Update on negotiations with MUNACA

On September 10, 2020, the University met with MUNACA union representatives to begin negotiating the first collective agreement of their new bargaining unit accredited by the Tribunal Administratif du Travail on August 2, 2019. The parties agreed to meet on a weekly basis in order to ensure the progression of the negotiation.

Published: 14 Oct 2020

Update: AGSEM TAs Approve New Collective Agreement

After several information sessions outlining the content of the proposed agreement, the Association of Graduate Students employed at McGill (AGSEM-FNEEQ) held its general assembly online on September 30. Members voted in favor of the proposed new collective agreement. The current agreement expired on June 30, 2018; the new agreement will end on July 31, 2023.

Published: 7 Oct 2020

Negotiation update: Agreement in Principle: AGSEM Teaching Assistants

Following almost two years of negotiations between the parties, an agreement in principle was reached on July 9th in presence of the Conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour.

The parties’ negotiation committees have agreed to recommend the contents of this collective agreement to their respective constituents, and to keep the details confidential until the Union has had an opportunity to share them with its members.

Published: 2 Sep 2020

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