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Negotiation update: MCLIU (Course Lecturers/Instructors)

The parties met on August 30 and 31 as well as on Sept. 5 and 7. They agreed on the content of the French version of the articles on Harassment and Intimidation and on Disciplinary Measures.

Published: 14 Sep 2018

M1, M2 & M3 Unionization FAQ

Last updated September 18, 2018.

A campaign is currently underway to unionize M1, M2 and M3 managers and professionals. The administration of McGill University recognizes staff members’ freedom of association. Our position is that this freedom should be exercised in a democratic and fully informed manner.

Published: 13 Aug 2018

Negotiation Update: MCLIU (Course Lecturers / Instructors)

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.

Published: 10 Jul 2018

Negotiation Update: MCLIU (Course Lecturers / Instructors)

On June 6, the McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill University met to begin negotiations with respect to the renewal of their collective agreement, which is currently set to expire on October 29, 2018.

Published: 8 Jun 2018

Floating Holidays

Sent to affected employees on May 31, 2018. 

As you may know, employees who have been continuously employed at McGill in a non-unionized non-academic role as of May 30, 2004 are entitled to two paid floating holidays per year. However, those who entered such a role on or after June 1, 2004 are not entitled to these days.

Published: 7 Jun 2018

AMURE (Research Associates / Research Assistants) members ratify new collective agreement

On May 30, AMURE members voted to ratify the terms of a new collective agreement. McGill’s administration has likewise approved these terms, and the parties will meet on June 18 to sign the agreement. It will be posted to the Human Resources website as soon as it has been signed, and will remain in effect until May 30, 2021.

Published: 31 May 2018

Agreement in Principle: AMURE (Research Associates / Research Assistants)

On April 26, an agreement in principle was reached between the parties regarding the terms of their collective agreement. Previously, research associates and research assistants were part of separate bargaining units, whose collective agreements expired in April 2016. They have since merged into a single bargaining unit.

Published: 27 Apr 2018

McGill Named one of Canada's Greenest Employers

McGill has been selected as one of Canada's top 100 greenest employers in an editorial competition run by Mediacorp Canada. 

Published: 19 Apr 2018

MUNACA joins Family Days pilot project

MUNACA has opted to join the Family Days pilot project, launched in January 2018. As a result, its members are now eligible for Family Days as part of a 17-month pilot project. Like M and Excluded staff, they may now use up to three of their nine paid sick days to care for their sick children, spouses, parents, grandparents or siblings – even when the employees themselves are not ill.

Published: 4 Apr 2018

Negotiation Update: AMURE (Research Associates/Assistants)

On January 23, AMURE and McGill University reconvened in the presence of a conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour to review the status of ongoing negotiations with respect to the collective agreement. The Union obtained clarifications regarding the University’s position on benefits, short-term disability and working hours.

Published: 16 Mar 2018

HR Notes: Performance Dialogue for Management (M) and Excluded Staff

To:               Deans, Chairs, Executives, Management and Excluded Staff

From:           Diana Dutton, Interim Associate Vice-Principal, Human Resources

Published: 13 Mar 2018

McGill named one of Montreal's Top Employers

For the tenth consecutive year, McGill has been named one of Montreal's Top Employers. 

To find out what sets McGill apart, view the reasons for selection and read more in The Reporter. 


Published: 13 Feb 2018

Did You Know? Coverage of smoking cessation products

Did you know?

As McGill moves closer to becoming a smoke-free campus, you may be eligible for certain smoking cessation products through your Supplemental Health Plan.

Published: 29 Jan 2018

Family Days: Memorandum


Dear colleagues,

Published: 10 Jan 2018

Family Days: FAQ

What is a Family Day?

As part of a 17-month pilot project that runs through May 31, 2019, MUNACA members and M and Excluded employees may use up to three of their nine paid sick days each year to care for certain sick relatives, even when the employees themselves are not ill.


For which Family members can I use a Family Day?

Published: 10 Jan 2018