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Public sector negotiations: The unionized QFL Education sector endorsed the agreements

Workers of education sector affiliated with the QFL have officially endorsed the agreements in principle that were agreed upon with the Quebec government last December. Everyone pronounced themselves in General Assemblies held between early January and mid-February 2016. All locals voted in favor of the agreements reached at the sectorial table December 8th, 2015 and […]
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National Strike Day for members of the public sector

The SEU 800 members of English school boards rallied today on this National day of strike to put pressure on the government and move forward the negotiations at the central table. Despite the conclusion of an agreement in principle at the sectorial table, there is no settlement yet at the central table, particularly with regard […]
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AGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE AT THE SECTORIAL TABLE

Following the negotiation blitz this weekend, the SEU 800 can announce the signing of an agreement in principle at the sectorial table. However, a lot of work still has to be done at the central table, especially on the issues of wages and retirement. When a settlement occurs on these major issues, you will be […]
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STRIKE DAY ON DECEMBER 9TH

TO ALL MEMBERS OF SEU 800 WORKING IN SCHOOL BOARDS On November 19th, we reported on the state of the negotiations, informing you that a new offer was to be presented by the Common Front and the postponement of the strike days that were scheduled for December 1st, 2nd and 3rd. By postponing these days, […]
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More articles and letters of agreement ratified by Mcgill (facilities)

The parties met for a full day on April 10 and reviewed several articles and letters of agreement pertaining to non-monetary and monetary items which will eventually be integrated in a global settlement.  Items such as work uniforms, shift and other premiums as well as vacation scheduling were reviewed, finalized and ratified by the parties.  […]
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Agreement in principle at Ebenisterie Cham-bois

At the last negotiating session held in St. George on March 18 , the parties came to an agreement on the terms of a first contract. Negotiations began last December. A general meeting will be called to vote on the agreement in principle reached between the Employer and the Union. More details in the upcoming […]
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The McGill University retiree association (MURA) comes to life!

We would like to bring to your attention the formation of a new organisation, the McGill University Retiree Association (MURA), which is meant to serve the community of all McGill retirees. Members of the four major McGill employee groups (MAUT Retirees’ Section, MUNASA, MUNACA, SEU) have worked together for several years to bring into being […]
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Last step of UTIS integration and SEU 800

During a general meeting of the former UTIS union held on November 6, 2009, the members voted unanimously in favor of the integration of their union (UTIS) to the Service Employees Union, local 800. Since then, the integration was slowly done to the satisfaction to each and all. There was only one aspect left to […]
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SEU local 800 victory against Louben Sportswear

On January 12th, 2015, Louben Sporstwear contested in front of the Court of Appeal of Quebec a decision rendered by the Superior Court of Quebec regarding the employer’s debt to the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU). In a unanimous decision, the three judges of the Court of Appeal confirmed the Superior Court’s judgment, whereas […]