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Talks progress with McGill University

The parties met on January 24 and signed off on the previously discussed grievance and dispute procedure as well as on the letter of understanding related to interest-based bargaining. The parties also exchanged the translated versions of their full set of proposals submitted on the first day of negotiations. Sharing of information and a clear […]
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Agreement with McGill University on changes to grievance and dispute procedure

At the January 9 bargaining session, the parties discussed ways to facilitate the sharing of information likely to help in resolving grievances during labour relations committee meetings. The bilingual version of this article was provided to the union for detailed validation and for them to confirm their agreement at the next meeting. The employer presented […]
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Agreement with McGill University on changes to grievance and dispute procedure

At the December 14 bargaining session, the parties continued to discuss simplification of the grievance and dispute procedure. They agreed to changes that will ease the flow of documents and foster discussions between the university and the union before referring cases to arbitration. Changes were also agreed to concerning the timeframe for a grievance to […]
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Agreement with McGill University on changes to disciplinary measures

At the December 7 bargaining session, the parties mainly discussed disciplinary measures. They agreed on changes to the convocation process and the impact of certain absences on the lifespan of the disciplinary file.  The parties also discussed streamlining of the grievance procedure. They will continue to discuss this item at the next bargaining session, set […]
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Start of negotiations for the renewal of the collective agreements of 3 of 7 SEU base units at McGill University

With the training sessions on interest-based bargaining now completed, the parties held their first bargaining session on November 22.  During this meeting, they discussed the relevance of issuing a joint message based on factual information on the progress in negotiations.  The parties agreed to use this communications approach to provide negotiation updates to the McGill […]