Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/channels_item/11 en Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10409 <p>Please take note of the most recent travel advice from the Public Health Agency of Canada.</p> <p>The Public Health Agency of Canada indicates that while the risk to Canadian travellers abroad is generally low, it will vary depending on the destination.</p> Mon, 09 Mar 2020 13:49:58 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10407 <p>With reading week coming to an end, health authorities are still very clear that the risk of a coronavirus outbreak in Canada is low. We strongly encourage you to continue practicing proper <b>health precautions</b>, including washing your hands often and covering your mouth and nose with your arm when coughing or sneezing.</p> <p>As many of you are returning from travelling abroad, the Public Health Agency of Canada recommends that if, upon your arrival to Canada, you develop a fever, cough or begin to have difficulty breathing within 14 days, you:</p> Fri, 06 Mar 2020 22:52:14 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10404 <p>Dear colleagues,</p> <p>As the rollout of the Flexible Work Arrangements <a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/flexibility/fwa">Pilot Program</a> and the development of a more flexible work culture continues, I am pleased to share two developments, one of which will give all eligible employees additional flexibility and another which will simplify the request procedure for MUNACA employees.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:16:05 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10402 <p>As you may have heard, health authorities announced yesterday a presumptive case of COVID-19 in the Montreal area. It is a case of a person who recently returned from travel abroad.</p> <p>Despite this, health authorities are still very clear that the risk in Canada is low, and they are not recommending any additional measures to be taken by the general public. Frequent and thorough handwashing, as well as observing appropriate cough etiquette, are still the appropriate behaviours.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:09:51 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10400 <p>Although the novel coronavirus outbreak is accelerating in many parts of the world, the situation remains unchanged in Canada. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, overall risk remains <strong><u>low</u></strong> for Canadians. Currently, no case of the novel coronavirus has been reported in Québec.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2020 18:50:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10394 <p>Following the MUNACA drive which resulted in a new MUNACA bargaining unit, the Union filed a claim with the Tribunal Administrative du Travail (TAT) that the expired MUNACA Collective Agreement, which had applied to the prior bargaining unit, should apply to employees now part of the new bargaining unit as of August 2, 2019, the date of the TAT’s <a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/channels/news/significant-update-regarding-m-unionization-drive-299164" target="_blank">decision</a>.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 14:24:55 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10392 <p>The following webpage for members of the McGill community will be updated regularly: <a href="http://www.edgelessmma.com/coronavirus/">www.edgelessmma.com/coronavirus/</a></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2020 16:05:11 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10391 <p>"Here are some of the reasons why McGill University was selected as one of Montreal's Top Employers (2020):</p> <p>McGill University encourages employees to take time off to recharge with three weeks of starting vacation allowance, moving to four weeks after only three years on the job -- additionally, the organization offers paid time off during the winter holidays as well as paid personal days, which can be scheduled as needed</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:01:20 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10390 <p>As you set your objectives for 2020 with all M and Excluded staff, we want to provide you with a summary of supports, tools and links to the most up-to-date versions of Performance Dialogue documents.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:54:30 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10374 <p>Since the last update on October 29<sup>th</sup>, six meetings have taken place between SEU Union representatives for Trades and Powerhouse / Macdonald and Downtown campuses and University representatives. The Parties continued their discussion regarding work uniforms, safety shoes and Union bulletin boards; they reached agreements on these matters on October 30<sup>th</sup>.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2020 21:14:33 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10372 <p>After initial discussions in September, it was then agreed that the best way to progress towards reaching an agreement was to work on global proposals including all the elements currently in discussion, rather than discussing items individually.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2020 21:07:54 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10370 <p>Since our last update in July, the Parties have met eight times. The meetings provided the Parties with the opportunity to express their views and their respective positions on the content of the Harassment and Discrimination provision. On October 10, the Union requested the assistance of a Conciliator from the Ministry of Labour. With the assistance of the Conciliator, three meetings took place on the topic of Harassment and Discrimination, more specifically on the application of the University policy Against Sexual Violence.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2020 18:41:22 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10364 <p>Employees today are increasingly looking to their employers to provide some form of flexible work arrangement to make their work and personal lives easier to manage. McGill University is no exception to this trend. Indeed, flexible work arrangements have emerged as a significant theme of proposed action within the staff-led My Healthy Workplace Learning Communities, launched in May 2019.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:34:17 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10362 <p>In addition to the previously scheduled days of holiday closure, the University will officially be <b>closed</b> on the <b>afternoon of Tuesday, December 24</b>.</p> <p>This means that, exceptionally this year, the holiday closure will extend from noon on December 24, 2019, to January 2, 2020, inclusively. As such, staff members who choose to take the full day off on the 24<sup>th</sup>, as per usual leave request procedures, will only be required to use a half day of leave*, regardless of whether they were granted approval prior or subsequent to this announcement.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:30:41 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10350 <p>At midday on Oct. 30, as the sound of the cello played in the background and people’s laughter echoed in the lobby, HR’s <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/hr/benefits/health-well-being" target="_blank">Health and Well-Being team</a> welcomed around 400 attendees to explore what the 2019 Health Fair had to offer.</p> <p>This year’s edition, held at New Residence Hall, brought together staff and faculty interested in learning about McGill’s many services that support employees?physical, mental, and financial health and wellness.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2019 16:17:24 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10348 <p>In the context of MUNACA’s unionization drive, the <i>Tribunal administratif du travail</i> (TAT) recently administered a vote to M2 and M3 employees according to the following definition:</p> <p>All employees whose function requires a university degree (professionals) with the exception of:</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:10:13 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10346 <p>On September 12th, the University met with the representatives of the following three union groups: Trades (downtown), Powerhouse (downtown), and Macdonald Campus Trades and Powerhouse. These units are part of Local 800 of the Service Employees Union. Their collective agreements expired on May 31, 2019.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:44:50 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10340 <p>On behalf of Principal Fortier, Human Resources is excited to announce the 2019 nominees for the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff.</p> <p>Each year the Principal’s Awards recognize McGill employees ?nominated by their colleagues or managers ?for their exceptional efforts in line with the strategic direction and mission of the University, with particular emphasis on Service Excellence, Quality of Work, Initiative/Innovation, Teamwork, Service to the Community, and Sustainability.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2019 13:00:00 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10338 <p>Updates on pay equity settlement discussions can be found <a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/pay/equity">here</a>.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:00:00 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10319 <p>The deadline for nominations for the 2018-2019 Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff has been extended to August 16th. </p> <p>Every year, one award is granted in each of the following five categories: management and excluded; clerical; technical/library assistants and nurses; trades and services; and team projects. The award includes public recognition at the Fall Convocation ceremony, a luncheon with the Principal and Vice-Chancellor, and ?last but not least ?a $5,000 prize.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:04:53 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10318 <p>The attached <a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/files/hr/channels/attach/memorandum_-_all_m_staff.pdf">memo</a> published on August 5, 2019, describes significant updates regarding the M unionization drive.</p> <p>Related FAQs can be found <a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/channels/news/unionization-drive-faqs-august-2019-299155">here</a>.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2019 17:12:47 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10317 <p><i>Last updated August 5, 2019</i></p> <h3><b>Contents</b></h3> <p><b>I. <a href="#Introduction">Introduction </a></b></p> <p><b>II. <a href="#Latest Developments">Latest Developments </a></b></p> <p><b>III. <a href="#Questions by employee group">Questions by employee group </a></b></p> <p style="margin-left:40px"><b>A. <a href="#Former M1s">Former M1s: Newly-unionized employees </a></b></p> <p style="margin-left:40px"><b>B. <a href="#M1s">M1s: Non-unionized employees </a></b></p> <p style="margin-left:40px"><b>C. <a href="#M2s &amp; M3s">M2s &amp; M3s </a></b></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2019 15:30:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10313 <p>Since our last update in February, the parties have met eleven times and the next meeting is scheduled for July 10, 2019. Discussions pertaining to non-monetary provisions are almost concluded. Outstanding items have been left as pending, subject to further consultation with the parties?respective constituents. The parties have reached agreements in the following matters: Workload and Hours of Work, Postings/Applications and Selection and Appointment.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:04:35 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10312 <p>Since the appointment of a Conciliator from the Ministry of Labour in January 2019, the parties have met eleven times. The meetings enabled MCLIU and McGill negotiation committees to reiterate and clarify their proposals with respect to changes to the current collective agreement. The parties explained their proposals in detail to one another and to the Conciliator and engaged in discussions relative to topics such as Participation and Representation of Employees, Teaching Qualification Requirements, Course Allocation and Hiring of Employees.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:02:39 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10306 <p>Updates on pay equity settlement discussions can be found <a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/pay/equity" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2019 20:48:44 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10305 <p><b>What is a Family Day?</b></p> <p>Following a successful pilot project, MUNACA, M and Excluded employees may continue to 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.</p> <p> </p> <p><b>For which family members can I use a Family Day?</b></p> <p>You may use them to care for:</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2019 19:42:46 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10258 Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:27:51 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10257 <h3>Supporting the men and women who serve Canada</h3> <p><a href="http://reporter.edgelessmma.com/serving-the-men-and-women-who-serve/">http://reporter.edgelessmma.com/serving-the-men-and-women-who-serve/</a> </p> Wed, 03 Apr 2019 20:36:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10253 <p>Since our last update, the parties met nine times throughout the Fall term and four times since the beginning of 2019. Each meeting lasted half a day. The discussions on several topics progressed and the parties were able to reach agreements on many articles, namely definitions, grievance and arbitration, union rights and privileges, disciplinary measures and employment files.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:01:20 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10248 <p>Since the last update, the parties have met for half-day negotiation sessions on December 5 and January 15, 18 and 22. During these meetings, the parties further discussed and exchanged proposals relative to the course allocation clause. This clause has been the subject of many discussions between the parties in recent months, and as of yet the parties remain unable to reach an agreement.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:19:37 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10246 <p>On June 12, 2018, the National Assembly thus adopted <i>An Act to amend the Act respecting labour standards and other legislative provisions mainly to facilitate family-work balance</i>.</p> <p>The Act respecting labour standards recently went through a major revision. Changes were made to ensure its evolution in pursuit of the following main objectives:</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2018 22:02:47 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10239 <p>Each year, the financial health of the benefit plans is analyzed and the contribution rates paid by plan members and the University are reviewed to ensure the sustainability of the plans. The results of the analysis have been reviewed with the Staff Benefits Advisory Committee (SBAC) and approved by the Human Resources Committee, Board of Governors of McGill University.</p> <p>Please find attached a copy of the contribution rates that will come into force on January 1, 2019, as well as information on submitting claims online and tips on how to save on medication.</p> <p> </p> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:48:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10237 <p>Since the last update, the parties met nine times for half-day negotiation sessions. These meetings were the occasion for the parties to initiate the exchange of proposals to address the issues related to the application of the reserve clause. This clause was the subject of many grievances during the life of the first agreement and is a significant source of disagreement between the parties.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:57:42 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10236 <p><i>Originally published August 13, 2018; last updated April 8, 2019.</i></p> <p>McGill University recognizes staff members?freedom of association, and its position is that this freedom should be exercised in a fully democratic and informed manner.</p> <p>The following FAQ is intended to provide information for staff seeking to understand how they may be affected by the MUNACA drive to unionize M1, M2 and M3 employees.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:54:15 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10230 <p>The parties met on Sept. 12, 14, 26 and October 3. They continued discussing the clause on the allocation of courses.</p> <p>On Sept. 12, the employer raised the issue of the availability of courses to graduate students, a topic that will require further discussions.</p> <p>As agreed by the parties on Sept. 14, the employer presented a working document that reiterated the objectives of the two parties and suggested possible solutions.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:16:54 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10228 <p>The parties met on Sept. 17 and Sept. 27, 2018. They shared their respective proposals concerning the renewal of the collective agreement, which expired on June 30, 2018. Each party explained its proposals and a discussion plan for the various articles was established. Discussions around the articles pertaining to the objective of the agreement and to the definitions led to agreements which will be ratified at a subsequent meeting. Three meetings are planned in October and other meeting dates will soon be confirmed.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 20:59:45 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10224 <p>On Wednesday, October 3, Quebec's <i>Tribunal administratif du travail </i>-- the government body that oversees unionization -- notified McGill that MUNACA has filed six petitions to unionize employee groups.</p> <p>The University will adhere to all applicable laws throughout this process, and in keeping with the Labour Code we have posted the attached document (on the right-hand side of this page), containing the petitions filed and associated hearing notices. We will communicate further as we learn more.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:27:58 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10221 <p>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.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2018 19:58:08 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10207 <p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:24:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10195 <p>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.</p> <p>The parties exchanged opening statements and initial proposals and briefly explained their positions. They also discussed logistical items regarding future meetings, communications methods, etc. The parties aim to finalize a meeting calendar shortly, and to jointly determine the order in which key topics will be negotiated.</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2018 21:25:20 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10192 <p>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.</p> <p>In the meantime, HR’s Labour Relations team will host a series of information sessions for supervisors of research associates and research assistants ?these supervisors should be receiving invitations shortly.</p> Thu, 31 May 2018 19:50:30 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10183 <p>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.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 19:57:42 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10182 <p>McGill has been selected as one of <a href="http://www.canadastop100.com/environmental/" target="_blank">Canada's top 100 greenest employers</a> in an editorial competition run by Mediacorp Canada. </p> <p><span>To learn more about the designation and McGill's commitment to sustainability, read the announcement in </span><a href="http://publications.edgelessmma.com/reporter/2018/04/mcgill-named-one-of-canadas-greenest-employers/" target="_blank">The Reporter</a>. </p> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:49:30 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10179 <p>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.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:51:43 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10177 <p>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.</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:35:25 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10176 <p><strong>To:               Deans, Chairs, Executives, Management and Excluded Staff</strong></p> <p><strong><span>From:           Diana Dutton, Interim Associate Vice-Principal, Human Resources</span></strong></p> <p><strong>Subject:        PERFORMANCE DIALOGUE</strong></p> Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:40:17 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10174 <p>For the tenth consecutive year, McGill has been named one of Montreal's Top Employers. </p> <p>To find out what sets McGill apart, view the <a href="http://content.eluta.ca/top-employer-mcgill-university">reasons for selection</a> and read more in <a href="http://publications.edgelessmma.com/reporter/2018/02/mcgill-named-one-of-montreals-top-employers-for-tenth-year-in-a-row/">The Reporter</a>. </p> <p> </p> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:36:29 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10170 <p><em>Did you know?</em></p> <p>As McGill moves closer to becoming a smoke-free campus, you may be eligible for certain smoking cessation products through your Supplemental Health Plan.</p> <p>The McGill Supplemental Health Plan covers stop-smoking products covered by the RAMQ (patches, gum, lozenges and 2 types of tablets) when obtained with a written prescription from a physician, pharmacist or nurse. Expenses will be reimbursed at the RAMQ's reimbursement level and will be subject to RAMQ coverage limits (duration and quantity). Submit your claims to Manulife as usual.</p> Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:14:47 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10167 <p> </p> <p><span>Dear colleagues,</span></p> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:32:12 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10165 <p><strong>What is a Family Day?</strong></p> <p><span>Following a successful pilot project, MUNACA, M and Excluded employees may continue to 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.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>For which Family members can I use a Family Day?</strong></p> <p>You may use them to care for:</p> <p>Your spouse, child, father, mother, brother, sister and grandparents as well.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>How many Family Days are we entitled to?</strong></p> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:10:45 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10163 <p> </p> <h2>This year's Benefits Update contains updates/information on the following Benefits items:</h2> <p style="text-align:center">For a PDF version of this note, click <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/hr/files/hr/hr_notes_dec_2017.pdf">here</a>.</p> <div class="accordion"> <h2><a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/">Contribution Rates for Benefit Plans</a></h2> <div> <p> </p></div></div> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:40:44 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10150 <p>On November 6, the McGill Reporter announced the progress of the R2R program.</p> <p><a href="http://publications.edgelessmma.com/reporter/2017/11/recruitment-to-retirement-is-moving-forward/">Read the article here</a> or <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/r2r/">visit R2R's website</a>.</p> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:50:26 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10148 <p>Dear colleagues,</p> <p>In March 2016, McGill completed its 2010 pay equity maintenance evaluation for all employee groups, as required by Quebec law. We expected at the time that the implementation phase would take place in the fall of 2016, including retroactive pay increases for certain groups of employees.</p> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 19:14:33 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10136 <p>Recently a number of McGill email accounts have been used to propagate phishing attempts throughout the McGill community.</p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:32:04 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10134 <p>On August 28, the parties met in the presence of a Conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour. In response to a Union proposal made on June 26, McGill presented a global proposal including all previously agreed upon items, pending items, and a detailed monetary offer.</p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:58:54 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10133 <p>Following the decision of a government-appointed arbitrator, a three-year collective agreement has been finalized between McGill University and AMURE (Postdocs), effective August 1, 2017. This is their first collective agreement.</p> <p>The new collective agreement includes benefits coverage for many members of the AMURE (Postdocs) bargaining unit, as well as other changes to their compensation and working conditions.</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:15:06 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10132 <p>Dear Postdoctoral Researchers,</p> <p><span>Following the decision of a government-appointed arbitrator, a three-year collective agreement has been finalized between McGill University and AMURE (Postdocs), effective August 1, 2017. The new collective agreement includes benefits coverage for many members of the AMURE (Postdocs) bargaining unit.</span></p> <p><span>Please consult McGill’s <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/hr/employee-relations/policies-procedures/benefits-contributory-benefits-coverage">eligibility requirements</a> to determine whether you qualify for benefits.</span></p> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 12:48:59 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10130 <p>On June 26, the parties met for a full day in the presence of a Conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour. As a follow-up to previous meetings, McGill presented aggregate information on 2016-17 hours worked by a group of casual research assistants. In previous meetings the Union had requested details on the contracts and hours worked of 32 casual research assistants.</p> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:15:56 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10128 <p>On Monday, July 3, McGill’s Floor Fellows, represented by the Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE) / Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), signed their first ever collective agreement with the University. AMUSE (Floor Fellows) represents approximately 75 employees on both the Downtown and Macdonald campuses.</p> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:08:07 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10126 <p>Are you looking for ways to recognize top-notch employees? <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/hr/awards/principal-awards/nomination-process">Nominate them</a> for a Principal’s Award and they could be selected for a $5,000 prize, recognition across various McGill communications platforms, and lunch with Principal Fortier. All nominees?names will be published in the McGill Reporter as well.</p> <p>· <strong>Nomination deadline</strong><br /> August 15, 2017</p> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:43:15 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10121 <p>Dear colleagues,</p> <p>This memo provides a brief summary of updates to McGill’s Personnel Policies and Procedures, which apply to all M-Level staff and were revised on June 1, 2017. This summary is intended only as an informal synopsis ?the authoritative documents are the policies themselves.</p> <p>The updated policies are:</p> <ol><li>Policy on Hours of Work</li> <li>On-Call Policy</li> <li>Staffing Policy</li> </ol><p>Kind regards,</p> <p>Lynne B. Gervais, CHRP, ICD.D<br /><span>Associate Vice-Principal Human Resources</span></p> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 17:51:29 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10119 <p>At the end of 2016, our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and its parent company (Les Consultants Longpré &amp; Associés), was acquired by Morneau Shepell, which also administer the McGill University Pension Plan.</p> Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:39:22 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10114 <p><em>Originally posted on December 9, 2016</em></p> <p>Some McGillians have shared concerns about the impact of the government’s ruling on postdocs ?specifically regarding the classification of some McGill postdocs as employees, and the payroll deductions and employer fees that this classification entails. McGill shares many of these concerns. And while we must abide by provincial law and apply these changes, we hope to at least clarify the situation as best we can.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:39:34 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10112 <p><em>Originally posted on December 22, 2016</em></p> <p><span>The Union and University representatives met on December 19, 2016.</span></p> <p>As a follow-up to previous meetings, the University made several written proposals relative to: Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination; Health and Safety; Work Accidents; Postings, Appointments and Reappointments; and Probationary Periods.</p> <p>The parties reached an agreement and ratified the texts of the articles relative to Work Accidents and Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:37:25 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10110 <p><em>Initially posted on October 12, 2016.</em></p> <p>Members of the Service Employees?Union (SEU) Local 800 (FTQ) from McGill’s Printing Services and Data Centre voted in favour of new collective agreements at general assemblies held respectively on October 4 and 5, 2016. The unions, which represent some 10 employees, and the University had reached tentative agreements in May 2016. These new agreements will be in effect for five years from the day they are signed.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:36:37 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10107 <p><em>Originally posted on February 1, 2017</em></p> <p>On January 30th, the Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE/Casuals) / Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and McGill University signed a new collective agreement. This is the second collective agreement with this unit and it will last 40 months with an expiry date of May 31st, 2020.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:35:40 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10106 <p><em>Originally posted on October 14, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on October 6 in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the ministère du Travail. Most of the day was spent discussing the role of current floor fellows in the selection process of new floor fellows following an annual recruitment activity. The parties discussed at length their interests and objectives related to this process and in the end were able to agree on language that is satisfactory to both parties.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:35:24 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10103 <p><em>Originally posted on February 8, 2017</em></p> <p>O<span>n February 6, representatives of the Union and McGill met in the presence of the Arbitrator appointed by the Ministry of Labour, to establish their positions and discuss next steps for negotiations on a first collective agreement. This meeting was held following McGill’s decision not to endorse an agreement that includes both free room &amp; board and wages for work performed.</span></p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:33:42 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10102 <p><em>Originally posted on October 25, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on October 14 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.</p> <p>The employer presented the results of the costing of the monetary demands submitted by the union at the last meeting. The employer answered the union’s questions related to this costing exercise.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:33:13 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10099 <p>The parties met on October 17. The union presented a global counter-offer that, for the most part, aligns with the employer's offer. Some articles still need to be discussed. The employer committed to analyzing the financial impact of the counter-offer before the next meeting, set for November 7.</p> <p><em>This update is meant to inform the community about ongoing negotiations and has been validated by the union.</em></p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:31:51 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10098 <div> <p><em>Originally posted on February 10, 2017</em></p> <p>On February 9, following the filing of a request for an injunction by AMUSE / Floor Fellows, McGill and the Union appeared in Quebec Superior Court. The injunction, as requested by AMUSE / Floor Fellows, would have required McGill to immediately begin paying an hourly wage to Floor Fellows in addition to the free room and board which they currently receive. This request was denied by the Court. Another hearing date has been scheduled on May 5, 2017 to weigh the merits of the case more fully.</p> </div> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:31:40 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10096 <p><em>Originally posted on October 26, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met for a full day on October 24 in the presence of the conciliator. The parties agreed to conduct exploratory discussions on two non-monetary topics and then move on to monetary topics if they managed to agree on the non-monetary topics.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:30:43 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10094 <p><em>Originally posted on October 28, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on October 19 in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the ministère du Travail. They resumed the discussion they had started at the previous meeting on the rules governing the allocation of contracts to floor fellows, and more specifically, to returning floor fellows.</p> <p>The parties made progress on the posting and granting of assignments, a discussion which then led them to address performance dialogues. The employer submitted to the union its proposed text for those two articles.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:29:17 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10090 <p><em>Originally posted on October 28, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on October 20 and 21. They discussed and agreed on the content of the articles pertaining to leaves without pay, to union activities (non-monetary aspects), to the reimbursement of expenses and to temporary alternate work arrangement.</p> <p>The parties also agreed on the content of two agreement letters related to Human Resources information systems, as well as McGill ID cards and library access.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:27:48 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10091 <div> <p><em>Originally posted on February 13, 2017</em></p></div> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:27:54 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10087 <p><em>Originally posted on November 3, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met in the presence of the conciliator on Friday, October 28 and resumed their exploratory discussions on the applicability of the article on the posting and the granting of assignments for assignments governed by financial aid programs such as the Work Study Program.</p> <p>Several proposals were made by each of the parties. The discussions did not however lead to an agreement on this topic.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:26:35 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10086 <div> <p><em>Originally posted on February 22, 2017</em></p> <p>On February 17, the parties met in the presence of a conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour ?their second such meeting. McGill presented the Union with a French translation of eight articles agreed upon by both parties in previous meetings, and the Union will review these texts in the coming days. The parties will work together with the aim of finalizing them at the next meeting.</p></div> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:25:44 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10084 <p><em>Originally posted on November 14, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on November 2nd in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the ministère du Travail. The parties reached agreements and ratified articles related to the posting and granting of appointments and to performance dialogues.</p> <p>The employer submitted for review by the union and the arbitrator a first draft of the collective agreement that includes all of the articles that have been agreed on up to now.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:24:37 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10081 <p><em>Originally posted on November 15, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on November 10 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.</p> <p>The employer submitted as planned a global offer that includes its proposals on the granting of McGill ID cards and the Work Study program, as well as its proposal on the various monetary elements.</p> <p>The parties discussed the monetary proposal, after which the union submitted a counter-proposal on the monetary elements and the Work Study program.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:23:25 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10080 <p><em>Originally published on March 30, 2017</em></p> <p>The trustees of the former Long Term Disability (LTD) Plan for employees of McGill University are in the process of winding up the trust.  This plan was replaced in 2003 by the current LTD plan.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:23:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10077 <p><em>Originally posted on November 16, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on November 7 and ratified the articles that had been agreed on at the previous meeting. These account for a significant portion of the agreement under negotiation. Three more articles ?pertaining to grievances, disciplinary measures and termination notices ?were discussed, agreed to and ratified. A few remaining articles still need to be discussed.</p> <p>The next meeting is set for November 21.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:21:48 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10076 <p><em>Originally published on March 30, 2017</em></p> <p>On March 23, an agreement in principle was reached between the parties relative to outstanding CNESST claims and to the terms of a first collective agreement. The Union’s executive will submit the terms of the proposed collective agreement to members for ratification in the coming days. If ratified by the Union’s membership, the collective agreement will be in effect for three years following the date of its signature.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:21:12 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10074 <p><em>Originally posted on November 21, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met for a full day on November 18 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.</p> <p>They discussed the non-monetary elements that had not been resolved yet, as well as the monetary elements. Several proposals and counter-proposals were made and progress was achieved.</p> <p>The parties agreed to meet again on Friday, November 25.</p> <p><em>This update is meant to inform the community about ongoing negotiations and has been validated by the union.</em></p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:20:13 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10073 <p><em>Originally published on April 6, 2017</em></p> <p><strong>What:</strong> A meet and greet with other employees with disabilities and allies, a space to discuss accommodations at work, learn about the types of support available, and share experiences.</p> <p><strong>Why:</strong> Connect with others in a relaxed atmosphere, discuss the needs of ­employees with disabilities and help work towards creating more inclusive and socially supportive workplaces at McGill!</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:19:28 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10071 <p><em>Originally posted on November 25, 2016.</em></p> <p>The Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE/Casuals)/Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and McGill University have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement.</p> <p>The final elements were agreed on at a meeting the two parties held earlier today, in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:18:27 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10069 <p><i>Originally published on April 10, 2017</i></p> <p>The parties met on March 21 in the presence of a Conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour. They presented their monetary proposals and addressed each other’s questions. The employer committed to assessing the financial implications of the Union’s proposal and will share this assessment at their next meeting, scheduled for April 26. Two additional meetings are scheduled for May.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:17:12 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10067 <p><em>Originally posted on November 25, 2016.</em></p> <p>The Association of McGill University Research Employees (AMURE) unit representing postdoctoral researchers and McGill University have agreed on all aspects of a first collective agreement. The final elements were agreed on at a meeting the two parties held on November 25.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:16:23 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10064 <p><em>Originally posted on December 2, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on November 14, 15 and 25 in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the Ministère du travail. The employer presented for review by the union the bilingual version of the text agreed on pertaining to the grievance procedure, as well as of the article related to the drafting of the collective agreement.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:12:49 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10063 <p><em>Originally posted on December 7, 2016.</em></p> <p>The parties met on November 4 and 11. They shared their objectives and constraints related to the posting mechanisms for positions of research associates, research assistants and casual research assistants.</p> <p>They discussed topics such as centralized posting tools, priority for McGill employees, employee selection criteria, duration of contracts, advice for employees who are relocating/have relocated from other countries, availability list and several other topics related to staffing activities.</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:11:25 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10062 <p><em>Originally published on April 18, 2017</em></p> <p><strong>TO: </strong> All M-level staff</p> <p><strong>SUBJECT: </strong>Updates to McGill Personnel Policies and Procedures</p> <p>Dear colleagues,</p> <p>This memo provides a brief summary of updates to McGill’s Personnel Policies and Procedures, which apply to all M-Level staff and were revised on January 1st, 2017. This summary is intended only as an informal synopsis ?the authoritative documents are the policies themselves.</p> <p>The four updated policies are:</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:07:17 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/10061 <p><em>Originally published on April 19, 2017</em></p> <p><span>Floor Fellows, represented by AMUSE, held a special general assembly on April 13, 2017 during which members voted to approve the proposed collective agreement. This is a positive and important milestone; the Union and the University look forward to receiving final approvals from individuals with pending claims before the CNESST, and from the CNESST itself.</span></p> Thu, 25 May 2017 19:05:42 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9660 <p>Three bargaining units represented by SEU Local 800 (FTQ) (Facilities Management, Student Housing Services, Dining Services &amp; Faculty Club; Printing Services; and Data Centre) have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with McGill University.</p> <p>The Union and the University will finalize the text of the agreements during the summer, and the proposed agreements will be submitted to membership votes in early fall 2016. The dates of the general assemblies will be communicated by the Union.</p> Fri, 13 May 2016 15:41:37 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9580 <h2>Event Information</h2> <p><span>Human Resources is delighted to invite you to the Spring 2016 HR Administrative Forum. Join us on May 18 to learn more about pay equity adjustments, staff wellness courses, newly signed collective agreements and more. Registration is required as space is limited, so please </span><a href="http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr-webforms/staffdevelopment/?CourseID=325&amp;Order=StartDate&amp;ModuleName=HR#Calendar">RSVP today</a><span>!</span></p> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:44:08 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9425 <p><span>The trustees of the former Long Term Disability (LTD) Plan for employees of McGill University are in the process of winding up the trust.  This plan was replaced in 2003 by the current LTD plan.</span></p> <h3><strong><u>Background</u></strong></h3> <p> </p> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 11:00:00 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9402 <p><strong>Members of the McGill Health and/or Dental Plans</strong></p> <p>If you have any unclaimed health and/or dental expenses for the period from <u>January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015</u>, your claims must be <em><u>received</u></em> by Manulife Financial no later than March 31, 2016. Claims received <em><u>after</u></em> March 31, 2016 will <u>not</u> be accepted. </p> <p>Important!  Read more: <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/hr/files/hr/channels/attach/claim_submission_deadline_is_march_31_2016.pdf">Claims Submission Deadline is March 31, 2016</a></p> Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19:01:26 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9324 <p>On February 9, 2016, MUNACA and McGill signed a new collective agreement. <span>Negotiations between the union and the university took just four short months ?a real achievement in the complex world of labour negotiations ?and the new contract will be in place until November 30, 2018.</span></p> <p>“MUNACA’s members do tremendous work,?said Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration &amp; Finance). “Many of their contributions are made behind the scenes, but the work they do is a big part of the University’s success ?both inside and outside of the classroom.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:32:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9283 <p><em>High marks for Summer Fridays, tuition waivers, parental leave top-ups and much more.</em></p> <p><span>For the eighth year in a row, McGill has been </span><a href="http://content.eluta.ca/top-employer-mcgill-university">named</a><span> one of Montreal’s Top Employers.</span></p> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:22:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9230 <p>The Trustees of a former Long Term Disability Plan for McGill employees are in the process of winding up the trust. There is a small surplus in the trust which will be distributed to eligible recipients.</p> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 16:28:36 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9184 <p>The attached document outlines a decision by Quebec's Pay Equity Commission regarding McGill's legal obligations.</p> <ul><li>Download: <a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/files/hr/channels/attach/decision_-_commission_de_lequite_salariale.pdf" target="_blank">Décision du Commission de l'équité salariale</a></li> </ul> Mon, 04 Jan 2016 21:01:29 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9132 <p><img style="float: left;height: 55px; width: 160px;" class="lt" height="55" width="160" src="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/files/hr/styles/wysiwyg_medium/public/images/hr_notes.png?itok=4LKrJWsw" alt="" /></p> <p></p> <h2></h2> <h2></h2> <h2></h2> <h2></h2> <h2></h2> <h2>This year's Benefits Update contains updates/information on the following Benefits items:</h2> <p style="text-align:center">For a PDF version of this HR Note, click <a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/files/hr/channels/attach/benefits_update_3.pdf">here</a></p> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:42:06 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9162 <p>On Oct. 30, the McGill Course Lecturers &amp; Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill signed their first collective agreement. The new agreement will last three years and covers salary, benefits, leave and a wide range of other issues.</p> <p>“History was made,?said Prof. Raad Jassim, president of MCLIU. “The collective agreement will provide stability to members and improvement in working conditions. These changes will have a positive and direct impact on the quality of education and will benefit students.?lt;/p> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 18:12:59 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9159 <p>McGill University has agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with three bargaining units represented by SEU: Trades (Downtown Campus); Powerhouse (Downtown Campus); Trades &amp; Powerhouse (Macdonald Campus). At a date to be determined, the Union will invite its membership to general assembly to vote on the new document. The parties have agreed not to communicate the contents of the agreement until the vote has taken place.</p> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 18:08:52 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9145 <p>McGill University and the MUNACA negotiating committee have agreed on all aspects of a new three-year collective agreement. At a date to be determined, the Union will invite its membership to general assembly to vote on the new document. The parties have agreed not to communicate the contents of the agreement until the vote has taken place.</p> Wed, 09 Dec 2015 21:32:08 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9126 <p>An agreement in principle was reached between the parties, and the Union’s executive will submit it to members for ratification on December 8. After just under six months and slightly more than a dozen negotiation sessions, the negotiating committees agreed on all monetary and non-monetary aspects of the new collective agreement. If ratified by the Union’s membership, the new five-year collective agreement will end on April 30, 2020. The results of the December 8 vote will be communicated as soon as they are available.</p> <p>This message is posted with validation from the Union.</p> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 17:37:24 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/9033 <p>On Monday, November 9, McGill formally filed for government arbitration in the ongoing negotiations with Floor Fellows, represented by AMUSE.</p> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 21:21:15 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8871 <p>The Union held its general assembly on September 30, and its members voted on the global offer submitted by McGill’s negotiating committee on September 1.</p> <p>The teaching assistants accepted the University’s offer for a collective agreement of four (4) years. The new agreement will end on June 30, 2018. In the coming weeks, the parties will finalize and sign the text of the new agreement. Shortly thereafter, the detailed terms will be shared with the community.</p> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:21:50 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8862 <p>The parties discussed the possibility of introducing biweekly pay for these groups. The University responded to the Union’s questions and concerns on this subject; some points still require clarification before an agreement can be finalized. This topic, as well as the continuation of monetary discussions, will be the focus of upcoming meetings. The next meeting is planned for October 7.</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:38:59 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8860 <p>The parties met briefly on September 22 to review the negotiations to date. It was determined that the discussion of normative subjects, upon which agreement has yet to be reached, would be put aside for the moment, and that monetary subjects would be discussed at the next meeting instead (planned for October 23).</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:32:57 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8858 <p>Following the previous meeting on July 14, the parties met on September 15 to discuss the Union’s rights, the job posting clause, employment applications, and the selection and appointment of employees. The parties came to an agreement on these topics and ratified the English text of the modified clauses.</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:30:30 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8856 <p>In order to move negotiations forward, the parties continued discussions that had begun on July 3 regarding the counting of hours worked. The parties discussed what, in their respective views, constitutes the fixed portion vs. the variable portion of hours worked by floor fellows. The parties expressed their views and concerns with respect to the inclusion of activities in each of these categories. The Union expressed concern about a decrease in training hours and hours dedicated to community development.</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:28:24 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8854 <p>The parties met twice, on September 18 and 25. Discussions were focused on the grievance and arbitration process, and on the clause regarding discrimination and harassment. Significant progress was made in discussions on the grievance and arbitration process, and the question of delays remains outstanding ?this subject will be discussed at a later date. The parties agreed on the text of the clause on discrimination and harassment; a final bilingual text will be confirmed at the next meeting, on October 2.</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:25:51 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8733 <p>The parties met on September 1, 2015 in the presence of a conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour. This was the first meeting after the summer break. The parties continued several discussions which were initiated in previous meetings.</p> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 17:36:42 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8579 <p>To check out the latest version of FORUM, HR newsletter,<a href="http://publications.edgelessmma.com/forum/"> click here</a></p> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:05:59 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8573 <p>The first meeting was held on June 12.  The parties introduced their respective negotiating teams. They exchanged their set of proposals and discussed how the bargaining process should unfold. The parties also agreed on a shared communications approach throughout the bargaining process.</p> <p>With these major parameters having been established by both parties, they set the order of discussions to be held during the next bargaining sessions and they agreed on a calendar of negotiations during the summer. Specific dates have already been set, leading up to September.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:27:27 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8568 <p>McGill’s postdoctoral fellows received their accreditation from the <i>Commission des relations du travail</i> on June 9, 2015. They become the third bargaining unit of AMURE/PSAC, which already includes research associates and research assistants. </p> <p>This group represents more than 400 members.  Only those postdoctoral fellows who receive research funds from McGill University are covered by the accreditation process. </p> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 19:00:47 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8509 <p>The Human Resources website is in the process of being updated.  Close to 600 web pages are being reviewed and removed where the information is obsolete.  While this work is being done, the website will still be accessible; however, you may come across some broken links or a “page not found?at certain moments.  All efforts are being made to minimize any disruptions to the site during this time.  This work should be completed by the end of June.  In the meantime, should you encounter a problem which might have been overlooked during this process, please send an email to <span class="spamspa&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;"></span></p> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:22:27 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8496 <p>Since the last meeting on March 20, the parties met for the first time in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the Department of Labour. The conciliator invited the parties to present their respective views of the elements that are holding back the advancement of negotiations.</p> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:53:51 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8470 <p>The parties met briefly on May 23 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the Department of Labour. The meeting served to assess whether an agreement could possibly be reached at this time.</p> <p>Since it was not possible to reach an agreement, the parties decided to pause for the summer. The pending items are: discrimination and harassment clause, protection of teaching assistants?hours, wage increases and duration of the agreement. The parties will reconvene in conciliation on September 1st.</p> Tue, 26 May 2015 15:56:11 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8467 <p>The university met with AMUSE/PSAC non-academic casuals on May 19 where the parties presented their respective set of proposals. Both sides?bargaining committees were present for the start of negotiations. The parties also discussed how the bargaining process should unfold and agreed on a shared communications approach following each bargaining session. The parties later agreed on four dates for bargaining sessions leading up to mid-July.</p> Tue, 26 May 2015 14:41:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8462 <p><span>Your 2015 benefits statement is now available on MINERVA.  To access your benefits statement, log in to MINERVA, go to the Employee menu, select Benefits menu, then select Your Benefits statement. This statement includes information about your personal benefits coverage paid by you and the university in 2014. It also describes the various benefit plans and programs available to plan members.</span></p> Fri, 22 May 2015 17:09:02 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8456 <p>The parties met for a day and a half day on May 12 and 13. They continued to discuss and review texts concerning some pending non-monetary items. </p> <p>The parties also discussed in great detail the reasoning behind their demands and the employer’s offers relative to monetary parameters.  Further discussion will be required before an agreement can be contemplated and the parties have agreed to meet next week. The parties will continue to negotiate in the presence of the government appointed conciliator.</p> Thu, 21 May 2015 05:40:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8453 <p>The Labour Relations team is getting ready to start negotiations with PSAC/MUNACA for the renewal of their collective agreement which expires on November 30, 2015.</p> <p>A letter was sent to MUNACA/PSAC last week inviting them to start negotiations as soon as June 16.  The university has offered to engage in intensive negotiations during the summer in order to reach an agreement before the current contract expires in November.</p> Wed, 20 May 2015 06:06:58 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8429 <p>The parties met for a half-day on May 4 with the conciliator appointed by the Ministry of Labour.  This was their first meeting following the one-day strike held on April 16. The conciliator helped the parties clarify the points which still need to be discussed.</p> Fri, 08 May 2015 13:32:38 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8408 <p>At the April 23 session, the parties discussed the mechanisms of attributing drivers?rates during the winter season as more drivers are required for snow removal. The parties discussed the feasibility of having a uniform practice and the same language in the collective agreements of both campuses?trades groups. This led to an exchange of proposals from each party but no agreement was reached at this time. Since no other negotiation dates are set, the parties are trying to fit extra negotiation days into the calendar before the end of June. </p> Fri, 01 May 2015 01:10:00 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8363 <p>If you know of colleagues or teams who did outstanding work this past year, the Principal’s award for administrative and support staff is a great way to recognize their effort. This year, the call for nominations is being launched in April. The deadline to submit entries is Monday, June 15, at 5:00 PM. </p> <p>Launching the program earlier eases the process of completing the nomination forms before the summer months, when it becomes more difficult to complete entries with all the required endorsement criteria.</p> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:46:52 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8361 <p>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.  Since other non-monetary and monetary elements are still being discussed, the parties agreed to meet on June 15 and 17. </p> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:28:29 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8352 <p>The parties met for a half day on March 25. The university presented the text of a letter of agreement concerning work-life balance. The union reviewed the proposed text and suggested some improvements which were included in the final version, signed by the parties on that day. The next meeting will take place on April 22. </p> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:38:52 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8338 <p>The parties met for a full day on March 23 and discussed at length several non-monetary and monetary elements that had been broached in previous meetings. This led to a proposal and a counter proposal from the parties, leading to significant progress. Since many topics were initiated, the university agreed to put in writing all agreements being contemplated for the parties to review at the next meeting, which will take place on April 10.</p> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:00:16 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8336 <p>The parties met for two half days in presence of the conciliator recently appointed by the Ministry of Labour.  During the first meeting, the parties detailed the progress made during the eleven days of negotiation since August 2014.</p> <p>Although most of the elements brought forward by the parties at the beginning of negotiations are now resolved and ratified, some unresolved non-monetary items along with all monetary elements were flagged as requiring further discussion. </p> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:34:11 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8291 <p>Following the March 13meeting, at which time the university presented three key documents ?code of conduct (values), roles and responsibilities, article on training and development ?during the March 20 meeting, the union indicated its position on these documents.</p> <p>The union expressed its overall satisfaction with the code of conduct (values) and the roles and responsibilities documents.  With minor adjustments, the parties were able to reach a consensus on these two documents.</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:23:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8279 <p>At the March 11 meeting with SEU trades, as agreed, the union presented a proposal concerning ways to facilitate a work-life balance approach at work. This proposal led to several exchanges after which the parties finally reached an agreement. A written proposal will be submitted to the union at the next meeting, set for March 25.</p> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:27:24 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8268 <p><span>At the March 13 session with floor fellows, the administration submitted three documents it had agreed to produce to help further discussions with this new bargaining unit.  The union will review the following documents: 1) a proposal on training and development to better prepare floor fellows for their positions; 2) a document describing roles and responsibilities; 3) a proposed code of conduct in accordance with the principles set out in Student Housing and Hospitality Services.  These documents will be discussed at the next meeting, set for March 20.</span></p> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:16:41 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8264 <p>Following the union’s presentation of its monetary demands on March 9, the university presented its monetary proposals and explained the rationale motivating its offers. The university also explained what comparators were used to benchmark its competitive situation. The parties reviewed in detail the university’s offers. The union’s bargaining committee members received responses to several questions asked about the university’s proposals.  Discussions on both parties?monetary proposals will take place at the next meeting, scheduled for March 30.</p> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:18:48 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8260 <p>At the March 9 meeting with teaching assistants, the union presented a document summarizing the issue of criteria linked with priority hiring.  It also identified its preferred forum to discuss this issue. Discussions concerning this document will take place at the labour relations committee instead of during negotiations.</p> <p>The union also submitted a document that includes its monetary demands and responded to the administration’s questions. The university committed to presenting its monetary proposal on March 18.</p> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:32:45 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8213 <p>On February 24 and 25, the parties engaged in two intensive days of negotiations.  They discussed monetary items and will continue discussing this topic at upcoming meetings.  The parties turned their attention to discussing still unresolved non-monetary items such as sick days and change in pay frequency. </p> <p>The parties also discussed forming a committee on pay equity. This committee, which will hold separate meetings, will focus on the effects of the application of pay equity in managing the collective agreement.</p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:44:56 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8200 <p>For the seventh consecutive year, McGill has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers, as selected by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.</p> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:51:17 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8183 <p>On February 3rd and 4th, at the union’s request, negotiations were held in the presence of a government appointed arbitrator.  At these last two bargaining sessions, the parties discussed monetary matters.  At the February 4th meeting, the union rejected the University’s proposal to increase on January 1st of this year the value of a “standard?contract (39 contract hours) from $7,200 to $7,600 and to guarantee bringing it to a minimum of $8,000 on January 1st, 2018.</p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:25:39 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8182 <p>At the February 4 session with SEU (facilities), the parties started discussing how to approach negotiating wages. The university accepted to present a detailed proposal on what the approach would resemble at the next meeting, set for February 10. </p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:24:36 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8181 <p>At the February 3 session with SEU trades, the parties pursued their discussion of temporary alternative work arrangements (TAWA), more particularly as it relates to work-life balance.  The union agreed to present a written counter-proposal on this matter at the next meeting, set for March 11.</p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:23:48 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8180 <p>At the February 2 session with AGSEM TAs, the university proposed an amendment to the clause on discrimination and harassment, in response to the union’s concerns about having information on all possible recourses at their disposal in such circumstances.  The parties were unable to reach an agreement.</p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:22:59 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8179 <p>At the January 23 session with AMUSE floor fellows, the parties discussed the inclusion in the collective agreement of descriptions of roles and responsibilities and values. More specifically, the union wants the focus to be on harm reduction and anti-oppression as key issues they must deal with in their work.</p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:21:51 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/8000 <p>The parties returned to the bargaining table on January 12. The university gave the union the French version of the agreed to article on selection and appointment; it will be reviewed by the union and should be ratified at the next meeting. The parties reviewed the list of resolved items and discussed some of the pending items. This provided a clear common understanding of the status of negotiations and plans for upcoming topics.</p> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:19:37 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7984 <p>The university met with MCLIU course lecturers and instructors on Dec. 17 and is pleased to report that the parties have reached an agreement in principle on the core issues discussed during the last three bargaining sessions. </p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:35:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7982 <p>The parties met on December 17 to discuss whether a temporary alternative work arrangement (TAWA) could be considered as an adequate vehicle to address the union’s proposal to reduce work hours prior to retirement and to address work-life issues with regard to their work schedule.</p> <p>The parties examined the parameters of the TAWA offered to some other employee groups and discussed at length its applicability within the various trades groups.  The parties agreed to further assess this possibility and to pursue the discussion at the next meeting, scheduled for February 3, 2015.</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:31:48 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7971 <p><span><span><span><span>The parties met on December 12. Two articles were discussed on this last day of negotiations in 2014: positions, and selection and appointment. </span></span></span></span></p> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:29:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7969 <p><span><span><span><span><strong></strong>The parties met on December 5 for a half day and exchanged proposals and counter-proposals. They continued to discuss the following articles:  purpose of agreement, union recognition and scope of application, management rights, definitions and relationships. The parties were not able to reach an agreement at this time, with the union</span></span><span><span>’s proposal for the collective agreement to reflect the core values representing the work of floor fellows being the main issue.</span></span></span></span></p> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:25:16 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7943 <p>McGill’s floor fellows were certified in May 2014. The parties held their first bargaining session on October 31, where they exchanged proposals.  The session also included a presentation of floor fellows?roles and responsibilities and their objectives.  Finally, the parties discussed how the bargaining process should unfold, preferred dates for negotiations, timelines and communications. Floor fellows are affiliated with AMUSE/PSAC. The bargaining unit represents approximately 75 employees.</p> <p><strong>Second bargaining session with floor fellows</strong></p> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:46:48 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7932 <p>The parties met on September 24 to discuss the mechanism of potentially implementing technical support roles. Although the parties see the advantages of introducing such roles, no agreement was reached as the parties could not agree on the description to include in the collective agreement or on the premium to be paid.</p> <p><strong>McGill and SEU (trades) discuss change to a bi-weekly pay frequency</strong></p> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:33:29 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7954 <p>At the bargaining session of December 3, the parties established the 2015 calendar of negotiations with six dates set until late April.</p> <p>The parties made minor adjustments to articles discussed previously. They agreed on the French and English versions of the article on work hours for employees working as stationary engine mechanics at Macdonald campus. The parties also agreed on final bilingual versions of articles concerning bereavement, list of positions and management rights.   </p> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:07:23 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7928 <p><span><span><span><span>McGill met with AGSEM teaching assistants on October 10. After a final review of the article on disciplinary measures, the parties ratified the bilingual version of the document.  Highlights include clarification of the process, more specifically the amendments related to the union’s presence during disciplinary measures, the possibility for employees to submit their version of the facts and the delay to issue in writing the decision on disciplinary measures.</span></span></span></span></p> <p></p> <p></p> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:02:39 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7930 <div> <p>On September 17, the parties discussed the issue of vacation scheduling in the last week of the reference year, which has since been ratified by the parties and will be applied to the three collective agreements.</p> <p><strong>McGill and SEU (facilities) discuss phased retirement</strong></p></div> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:28:36 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7325 <p><span><span>Seven policies included in the Personnel Policies &amp; Procedures manual have recently been revised and are now available online. For more information <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/adminhandbook/personnel-policies-and-procedures">click here</a>.</span></span></p> <p><span><span>The following personnel policies have been revised effective June 1st, 2014:</span></span></p> <p><span>-</span>          <span><span>Staffing</span></span></p> <p><span>-</span>          <span><span>Salary Administration, which now includes Overtime policy</span></span></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:10:36 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7324 <p><span><span>Eight policies included in the Personnel Policies &amp; Procedures manual have recently been revised and are now available online. For more information <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/adminhandbook/personnel-policies-and-procedures">click here. </a></span></span></p> <p><span><span>The following personnel policies have been revised effective June 1st, 2014:</span></span></p> <p><span>-</span>          <span><span>Staffing</span></span></p> <p><span>-</span>          <span><span>Salary Administration, which now includes Overtime policy</span></span></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:57:36 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7321 <p><span><span>The parties met on June 12, 2014 and, as agreed at the previous meeting, the university proposed the text of a letter of agreement concerning technical support roles.  Based on comments made by the union at the previous meeting, the university also submitted a modified document concerning the required qualifying skills and abilities for one of the technical support roles. This new text was agreed to by the union. </span></span></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:19:05 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7260 <p><span><span>The parties met on May 28, 2014 and the university proposed an implementation strategy for a new technical support role which could be introduced in the bargaining unit. The university provided the union with details about the context, additional responsibilities and required qualifying skills for this role.  </span></span></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:17:29 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7249 <p><span><span>On May 12, 2014, the parties had two topics on the agenda: the review and signature of several text adjustments agreed to in previous meetings and the possibility of lowering the minimum duration of a deferred salary leave. </span></span></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:30:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7177 <p><span><span>At the meeting of April 30, 2014, the parties covered two topics:  new employee training and vacation scheduling in printing services. </span></span></p> <p><span><span>The parties discussed the language used in the facilities/residences/Faculty Club collective agreement covering new employee training. They discussed the possibility of introducing the same language in the computing centre and printing services collective agreements. The parties agreed to include the same language in all 3 collective agreements.</span></span></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 16:18:22 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7175 <p><span><span>The parties met on May 8, 2014 and the university presented a proposed new technical support role which could be introduced in the bargaining unit. The university outlined the purpose of this role and how it would complement other existing elements of the organization. Some information was shared with the union as to what would be the required qualifications and competencies to be successful in this new role. There were also discussions on how the university would proceed to fulfill these roles by unit members.</span></span></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 16:12:57 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7158 <p><span><span>At the April 23, 2014 meeting, the parties exchanged proposals on the conversion of overtime into time off and vacation taken in days. The parties reached an agreement and signed off on these two articles. </span></span></p> <p><span><span>The parties reviewed the university’s proposal on the separation of dining services and student housing services, which was also ratified.  Suggested changes in both parties?original proposals were reviewed with some of the language requiring additional verifications. Once completed, the parties will review the final text. </span></span></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 14:04:09 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7157 <p><span><span>The parties met on April 16, 2014 and discussed several topics ?among them, a letter of agreement in printing services concerning the pickup and delivery of packages and mail, conversion of overtime into time off, vacation taken in days, social leaves and text adjustments relating to the departmental split of dining services and student housing services.</span></span></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 14:00:19 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7072 <p><span><span>The parties met on April 10, 2014 and discussed the process of appointing lead hands. The union presented its position and proposed a change that would be included in the 3 collective agreements. The university agreed to the proposed change and the clause was ratified by the parties. In line with this discussion, the parties agreed to make a text adjustment concerning working foremen. </span></span></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:46:30 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7047 <p><span><span>On April 4, 2014, the parties discussed the union’s proposal on electronic surveillance. The parties debated their point of view and shared their preoccupations and constraints. They also reviewed existing policies and protocols relating to this matter.  After a lengthy discussion, the parties agreed to the content of an article on the use of information and electronic surveillance systems on both campuses. The article was ratified by the parties.</span></span></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:21:38 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7034 <p><span><span>On March 26, 2014, the parties discussed the implementation steps of a contemplated change in pay frequency, from weekly to bi-weekly. The union voiced its concerns and indicated it is not in favor of such a change under the present conditions.  </span></span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:13:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/7032 <p><span><span>The parties met on March 21, 2014 and discussed the topic of proportionality of certain benefits, applicable to temporary employees in trades and powerhouse at Macdonald campus.  The university presented its rationale behind the contemplated changes and proposed conditions. The parties did not reach an agreement on this topic. </span></span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:11:11 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6995 <p><span><span>The parties met on March 13, 2014 where they continued to discuss the application and wording of the overtime clauses relating to the three collective agreements of the trades and powerhouse bargaining units.  </span></span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:50:09 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6994 <p><span>On March 12, 2014, the union and the university met to better understand the implications of pay equity adjustments made recently for SEU members.  Representatives of the union and the university assessed the effects of the change in salary parameters resulting from these pay equity adjustments.  </span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:47:45 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6957 <p><span><span>On March 14, 2014, the university met with McGill course lecturers and instructors in the presence of a government-appointed conciliator.  The university presented its counter-proposal on items still to be negotiated ?including monetary items ?in response to the counter-proposal submitted by the union a month earlier, in which it maintained its position on all unresolved issues.  </span></span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:11:08 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6902 <p><span> </span><span><span>During the February 19, 2014 session, the parties continued to discuss the justification of incidental illnesses. The university indicated its position concerning the union’s February 5 proposal on the length of absence requiring justification. </span></span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:34:14 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6899 <p><span><span>At the February 5, 2014 meeting with SEU, the parties covered the topics of uniforms and the justification of incidental illnesses. The university presented the wording of the articles and the letter of agreement covering uniforms for the 3 bargaining units. The parties were not able to reach a full agreement on the proposed documents and it was agreed to put this matter aside and discuss it at later stage in the negotiations.</span></span></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:52:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6898 <p><span><span>The parties met on February 13, 2014 and signed off on the text of a letter of agreement covering work hours and the bilingual version of overtime conversion.  The parties discussed at length the application and the wording of the overtime clauses to be included in the three collective agreements.  The union tabled a proposal, substantiated by a suggested text applicable to all three collective agreements, which led to discussions and further proposals by the university. Even though the discussion progressed significantly, the parties were not able to reach an agreement.</span></span></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:50:01 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6897 <p><strong><span><span>The parties met on February 13, 2014 and signed off on the text of a letter of agreement covering work hours and the bilingual version of overtime conversion.  The parties discussed at length the application and the wording of the overtime clauses to be included in the three collective agreements.  The union tabled a proposal, substantiated by a suggested text applicable to all three collective agreements, which led to discussions and further proposals by the university.</span></span></strong></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:49:59 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6886 <p><span><span>At the negotiation session of January 31, 2014, the university presented a modified letter of agreement on work hours and explained its position on overtime work compensated as time off.  After further discussions on this topic, an agreement was finally reached.  A modified article on overtime conversion was ratified, which will apply to each of the 4 units.</span></span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:17:33 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6884 <p><span><span><strong> </strong></span></span><span><span>At the negotiation session of January 31, 2014, the university presented a modified letter of agreement on work hours and explained its position on overtime work compensated as time off.  After further discussions on this topic, an agreement was finally reached.  A modified article on overtime conversion was ratified, which will apply to each of the 4 units.</span></span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:03:26 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6784 <p><span><span>Bargaining with SEU trades resumed on January 23, 2014. The university presented its proposal relating to hours of work covering each of the 4 trades bargaining units.  After discussions, the parties ratified these articles and it was agreed that the university would modify the letter of agreement to be presented for ratification at the meeting of January 31.  </span></span></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 02:54:41 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6763 <p><span><span>On January 15, 2014, the university met with SEU for a full day bargaining session. The parties discussed at length what should be included in each of the collective agreements with regard to work uniforms and safety shoes. An agreement in principle was reached on the text to be included in two of the three collective agreements. The union presented its proposal for printing services which is being considered by the university. It will respond to the union’s proposal at the next meeting.</span></span></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:31:43 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6654 <p><span><span>The university met with McGill course lecturers and instructors on December 18, 2013. This was the third session in the presence of the government-appointed conciliator. These discussions were conducted on an exploratory basis, in view of finding solutions to the elements considered to be most important and of the highest priority. These include:  a hiring priority points system, the selection process, the number of courses allocated to lecturers, and a reserved clause (reserved courses to be allocated to graduate students).  </span></span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 19:10:23 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6641 <p><span><span>When the parties met on December 12, 2013 ?and considering the union’s demands and objectives concerning client services ?the university presented its proposal on working hours in Athletics. The union questioned several aspects of the proposal and suggested changes that were included in the contents of the modified clause. </span></span></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:23:52 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6639 <p><span><span>The parties met on December 11, 2013, the last bargaining session of 2013. The union commented on the university’s proposal on week-end operations in food and dining services. The union was not in favor of proceeding with the proposed changes and suggested to put this subject aside and possibly discuss this when the parties address monetary issues. The union presented its proposal relating to uniforms and safety shoes for the 3 bargaining units.</span></span></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:19:10 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6633 <p><span><span><strong> </strong></span></span></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:09:42 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6631 <p><span><span>At the December 3, 2013 meeting, the university submitted its proposal on working hours for the trade groups, which included discussions about schedules and a proposal for employees?work schedules in Athletics.  Although the union agreed in general with the proposal, it made some demands for employees in Athletics, notably in sports services and physical activity.</span></span></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:03:18 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6559 <p><span><span>At the November 20, 2013 bargaining session, the parties discussed the university’s presentation on weekend operations in dining services, which includes the evolution of the financial situation in that unit over the last four years. It also shows information on the various food plans offered to students and outlines information on revenues and expenses. The university also shared information on compensation parameters in comparable units in the Montreal area.</span></span></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:54:54 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6557 <p><span>Following the union’s request to better understand the fluctuating number of service calls for building operators, on November 21, 2013, the university submitted data to the union on the number of calls received during each hour of the day.   </span></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:46:00 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6529 <p>At the November 13, 2013 bargaining session, the union proposed a modified letter of agreement on seasonal layoffs in food and dining and residences, which was reviewed by the university and ratified by both parties.  The union agreed with the list proposed by the university about articles having to be modified to reflect the two new structural units?names following the separation of food and dining from residences.  The university will prepare amendments to these articles, which will be reviewed at an upcoming meeting.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:41:08 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6524 <p><span> </span><span><span>At the November 14, 2013 meeting, the university presented a modified version of the clause on disciplinary measures, which takes into account the concerns expressed by the union at the last meeting. The union once again expressed some concerns about how this clause will be applied and changes were made accordingly.</span></span></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:48:28 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6492 <p><span><span>At the November 6 , 2013 meeting, the university presented the content of a letter of agreement about the separation of food and dining from residences, resulting in two different structural units.  Until now, food and dining was a sub-section of residences. Upon signing of the agreement, the food and dining unit will be called dining services while residences will be called housing services. </span></span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:17:44 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6491 <p><span>At the October 23, 2013 meeting, the parties reached a tentative agreement after in-depth discussions on the implications of separating food and dining from residences. Discussions led to several exchanges and proposals. This led the parties to a tentative agreement to be written into a formal agreement proposal and submitted to the union at the next bargaining session, set for November 6. </span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:00:40 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6490 <p><span>At the October 24, 2013 bargaining session, the parties wrapped up discussions on grievances and arbitration procedures. After a review of the proposed wording for these articles, they were ratified and the modified versions of these two articles will be included in each of the collective agreements of these bargaining units. The parties also discussed suggestions to improve the wording of the clause on disciplinary measures. The university will present a proposed draft for review at the next meeting, scheduled for October 31. </span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:57:44 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6489 <p><span>In recent bargaining sessions, including the October 25, 2013 session, the university met with AGSEM lecturers and instructors to pursue talks on articles 17 to 20 ?teaching support, provisions for salaried graduate students, resources and equipment, and training and development. Counter-proposals presented at the session are being reviewed. </span></p> <p><span>Article 2 ?definition of terms referred to in the bargaining process ?was revisited during the latest bargaining session with about 80% of these agreed to by the parties. </span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:55:24 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6488 <p><span> </span><span>At the October 9, 2013 bargaining session, talks about separating food and dining and residences moved toward resolution, to the satisfaction of both parties. The implications of these changes were discussed and both parties are studying proposed solutions. Changes to the collective agreement and a letter of agreement for facilities management/residences/Faculty Club are being discussed and reviewed by the parties. The next meeting is set for October 23. </span></p> <p></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:50:32 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6487 <p><span><span>The parties held their second bargaining session on October 10, 2013. They discussed the grievances and arbitration procedures. Both parties expressed concerns, particularly about how the articles should better align with current day-to-day practices and improvements were proposed. The content of these articles is still under review by the parties and will be discussed at greater length at the next meeting, scheduled for October 24. </span></span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:45:56 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6486 <p><span><span>The first bargaining session with SEU trades and powerhouse took place on October 3, 2013. The session kicked off with members of both bargaining committees introducing themselves. The parties then each presented their full sets of proposals. Finally, the parties discussed what should be considered priority topics to be negotiated. </span></span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:35:13 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6484 <p>The parties met on October 2, 2013 and discussed at length the objectives and concerns and the implications of treating food and dining and residences as two different departments. Several scenarios were considered in view of satisfying both parties?interests. Discussions led to possible solutions stemming from each party. A global solution is being considered at this time with some important details still remaining to be discussed. The next meeting is scheduled for October 9.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:09:21 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6458 <p><a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/files/hr/conversion_to_a_bi-weekly_pay_for_salaried_-__faq.pdf">Conversion to a bi-weekly pay for salaried employees</a></p> <p><a href="//www.edgelessmma.com/hr/files/hr/faq_for_posting_hourly_en_0.pdf">Conversion to a bi-weekly pay cycle for hourly paid employees</a></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:39:22 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6449 <p>At the November 6, 2013 meeting, the university presented the content of a letter of agreement about the separation of food and dining from residences, resulting in two different structural units.  Until now, food and dining was a sub-section of residences. Upon signing of the agreement, the food and dining unit will be called dining services while residences will be called housing services.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:04:52 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6286 <p>The parties met on September 18. They reviewed and discussed the university’s proposed text relating to the scheduling of days of rest and the days on which holidays are taken for employees working on special shifts. A final version of the text was prepared and the parties signed off on the relevant articles. </p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:18:21 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6263 <p>Visit the new <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/travelservices">Travel Services web site</a> to find out how you can save money on personal leisure and University-related business travel by taking advantage of McGill’s latest contracts. McGill staff, students and faculty can benefit from:</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:29:07 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6257 <p>After a pause in negotiations during the summer, the parties resumed negotiations on September 11 with both sides?full committees present at the table.  The university submitted the text of a new definition for the possible duration of assignments on special projects. After clarification of some elements, the union suggested changes that were included in the text which was ratified by the parties. </p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:25:22 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6223 <p>At the August 30 bargaining session, the university presented counter-proposals to the union’s counter-proposals presented earlier in the summer on course attribution, which includes a hiring priority system based on seniority points. Although no agreements were reached, the parties agreed to pursue discussions at the next bargaining session set for September 13. </p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 18:23:41 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/6096 <p>This is to inform you that we have extended the deadline to submit nominations to the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff for 2012-2013. You have until August 19th, 5:00 pm to submit your entry.</p> <p>It is important now more than ever to recognize our colleagues?exceptional contribution to the University’s goals.  In these challenging times, you have no doubt seen colleagues go the extra mile to deliver on a special project.  The award is about recognition but it’s also about rewarding these colleagues with a $5,000 cash prize.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 15:15:40 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5984 <p>At the June 12 bargaining session, the parties reached an agreement on the job posting process, more specifically the effective date of appointment and payment of new rates. This point, applicable to the three collective agreements, is now settled. </p> <p>The university also submitted the English version of the joint statement of intent concerning the staffing organization in Food and Dining Services. The union signalled its agreement by ratifying the statement which had already been ratified in French at the previous meeting. </p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:38:16 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5980 <p>Now is the time to start thinking about submitting nominations to the Principal’s Awards for Administrative and Support Staff for 2012-2013.   Colleagues can present nominees in six categories ?customer service, quality of work, initiative/innovation, service to the community, teamwork and sustainability ?for work carried out between June 1, 2012 and May 31, 2013. </p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:07:00 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5970 <p>At the May 29 bargaining session, the university submitted the revised article on proposed working hours, applicable to Food and Dining Services.  The university also submitted for review a joint statement of intent relating to the staffing organization in Food and Dining Services.  Both documents were ratified by the parties. </p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:40:22 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5945 <p>At the May 23 bargaining session, the parties signed off on changes to the article relating to the relocation procedure when a position is abolished, proposed by the university in earlier sessions. The article on proposed working hours in Food and Dining Services was discussed in detail with both parties expressing their objectives and concerns. The parties agreed to continue discussing this item at the next meeting. </p> Fri, 31 May 2013 15:31:25 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5933 <p>AGSEM invigilators voted by more than 90% in favour of ratifying the agreement in principle presented to them at a general assembly held on May 15.  The parties are now in the process of finalizing the wording of the collective agreement in both languages. The final version of the two-year contract should be signed in June.  This will be the invigilators?first collective agreement. The university is pleased to have come to an agreement with this employee group without the intervention of the arbitrator involved in these negotiations.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 14:22:41 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5923 <p>At the May 7 bargaining session, the university presented three different proposals for the union to review.  The first document pertains to changes in working hours and the union’s concerns relating to shift changes.  The second proposal covers the duration and working hours in Food and Dining Services which led to discussions, clarifications and a review of the change in scope.  The third proposal relates to employment security with changes proposed in the relocation procedure.  Because some members of the bargaining teams were absent, it was agreed the union would review these three prop</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 20:11:16 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5916 <p>Dell Canada offers a special Member Purchase Program for McGill staff.  Discounts up to 10% will be applied to online purchases of Dell computers and accessories made at <a href="http://www.dell.ca/mpp" target="_blank">www.dell.ca/mpp</a>.  Dell has long been a supplier of McGill, but in April 2011 a contract was signed for the Administrative Desktop Program, awarded to Dell following a public call for tender conducted by Procurement Services.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 14:21:16 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5909 <p>On May 2nd the University signed a tentative agreement with AGSEM invigilators on all items remaining to be negotiated. It was signed in the presence of the government-appointed arbitrator who has been involved in these negotiations since the fall of 2012. </p> <p>The parties will now proceed with the drafting of a formal memorandum of agreement which will be signed by both parties. It will then be presented to members for ratification at a general assembly, at a date to be determined shortly. </p> Mon, 06 May 2013 18:38:45 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5889 <p>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. </p> <p>The university also submitted proposals addressing concerns previously expressed relating to seniority upon job abolishment and changes in working hours. The union will study the proposals in greater detail and provide feedback at the next meeting. </p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:39:29 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5887 <p>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. </p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:03:07 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5860 <p>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. </p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:59:04 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5814 <p>As part of the cost-savings measures recently announced by the University, McGill today launched its 2013 Voluntary Retirement Program for eligible administrative and support staff aged 60 and over, before December 31, 2013.</p> <p>All eligible employees will receive a letter outlining the terms under which they may elect to retire. For more information about the program, click on the following link: <a href="http://edgelessmma.com/hr/bp/vrp">http://edgelessmma.com/hr/bp/vrp</a>.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:59:41 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5811 <p>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.  </p> <p>The parties also agreed to set aside for now discussions relating to the separation of residences and Food and Dining Services. Those discussions will take place at a later date.  </p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:26:17 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5781 <p>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.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:45:30 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5771 <p>Members of AMURE voted in overwhelming majority to ratify the tentative agreements relating to research associates and research assistants. Voting sessions were held on both the downtown and Macdonald campuses.</p> <p>Both negotiation parties are satisfied with the outcome of this first collective agreement and the process of joint communications conducted throughout the talks.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:01:03 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5739 <p>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, set for March 13.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 15:51:03 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5700 <p>For the fifth consecutive year, McGill has been named one of Montreal’s Top Employers, as selected by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.</p> <p>Employee development, pension plans, staff fitness programs, reduced summer hours and a host of environmental and sustainability initiatives are just some of the reasons given for McGill’s inclusion among the city’s top-ranked employers.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:33:04 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5069 Wed, 14 Dec 2011 15:44:09 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5068 Tue, 06 Dec 2011 15:22:59 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - News http://www.edgelessmma.com/hr/node/5067 Mon, 05 Dec 2011 21:59:08 +0000 McGill University Human Resources - 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