More progress in talks with McGill University

23 April 2013

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the parties ratified the clause covering the number of refusals before having facilities management employees’ names withdrawn from the overtime list.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 dates established between early September and mid-December.

The parties also discussed the organization of work schedules for part-time employees including students. The employer will further investigate a proposal made by the union and will provide results of the analysis at the next meeting. The parties also discussed the provisions of the agreement relative to change in works hours and related to seniority upon position abolishment. These topics will be discussed at next meeting set for April 22.

The 3 bargaining units in question are: computing centre, printing services and facilities management/residences/Faculty Club, represented by SEU, local 800 (Service Employees Union, local section 800, affiliated with the Quebec Labour Federation.