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Talks with McGill University remain positive

At the April 23 bargaining session, the University submitted its proposed plan concerning the scheduling of resources in food and dining services.  The union examined the proposal and made suggestions leading to an agreement, which the university will present for ratification at the next meeting, scheduled for May 7. The university also submitted proposals addressing […]
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More progress in talks with McGill University

At the April 17 bargaining session, the parties ratified the clause covering the number of refusals before having facilities management employees’ names withdrawn from the overtime list. The union suggested some language changes that will be integrated in the next draft. The parties also agreed on a negotiation calendar for the fall period with ten […]
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Articles ratified in talks with McGill University

At the April 5th bargaining session, the parties ratified articles relating to employee changes and definition of terms. The procedure to be followed when an employee returns to his or her assignment of origin was clarified and the definition of additional hours is now included in the definitions. The employer presented data on the number […]
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More tentative agreements in talks with McGill University

The parties met on March 20th and discussed a number of items.  On job postings, the union outlined its proposed changes. The parties reached a tentative agreement and a revised proposal will be presented at the next meeting, set for April 5. The parties also agreed to set aside for now discussions relating to the […]
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Colloque March 13, 2013

The SEU Local 800 held last March 13 a seminar on: “Women’s mental health within the workplace: where are we at?” More than 50 women from different Quebec’s regions attended and eared lecturers give their opinion on the subject from the perspective of community agency, union organization and academic. But it is during the workshops […]
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SEU and McGill discuss job postings

At the March 13 bargaining session, McGill submitted a proposed text on the job postings process, which includes changes discussed at the last meeting. The SEU bargaining committee will review the document and submit its comments and suggested changes at the next meeting, set for March 20. The parties also discussed the implications of separating […]
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Still more progress in talks with McGill University

The parties met on February 19 with the university presenting its proposal on employee changes resulting from job postings.  After some discussion, the parties ratified both the English and French versions of the proposal. The parties also discussed separating Food and Dining Services from Residences. Those discussions will be pursued at the next bargaining session, […]
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More progress in talks with McGill University

At the February 12 bargaining session, the parties reviewed and agreed on article 15 covering temporary assignments; they signed off on the English and French wording of the text. The parties also discussed personnel changes, more specifically job posting, which includes a clause relating to trial periods once an employee is awarded a position. The […]
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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 […]