McGill University Pension Plan

Annual meeting and election of PAC members
Earlier this year, the McGill University Pension Plan (MUPP) held its annual meeting which was attended by about 40 plan members. Elections were held to appoint a member on the Pension Administration Committee (PAC) representing administrative and support staff. Read more »

Reminder – get the flu shot, not the flu!

You and your eligible dependents who are covered under your McGill Health Plan and/or Dental Plan can get the flu vaccination free of charge. Read more »

Organizational Development: ‘just-in-time’ effectiveness series

This series of workshops has been adapted to accommodate those with less time to dedicate to professional development, but who would like to use some of the tools designed to be more effective in their work. Read more »

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University Services: a dedicated team from the ground up


For University Services the key word is services. The group’s motto – Service is at the root of any organization; everything flows from it and is nourished by it – sprang to life earlier this year. The first annual meeting of the University Services team kicked off with a series of presentations aimed at showcasing major projects accomplished in the past year. Read more »

McGill among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for fourth consecutive year

McGill has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2012, marking the fourth consecutive year that it has been included in this select group. The Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, now in its 13th year, is a national competition to determine which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees. Read more »

McGill among top five most attractive employers in Canada

Job seekers across Canada have ranked McGill third among Canada’s top five employers. McGill joined Research in Motion (maker of the Blackberry), Air Canada, Bombardier and IBM Canada in the Top 5 in the inaugural Randstad Canada rankings of the country’s leading employers. The Randstad Awards are aimed at encouraging best practices in building the best employer brands in Canada. Read more »

Labour capsules – latest update

AGSEM invigilators and McGill have been meeting in conciliation since April. This summer, the Union brought in a new spokesperson from the Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) to which AGSEM is affiliated. More recently, the Labour Commission replaced its conciliator, causing some minor delays, but moving forward. The union is negotiating its first collective agreement.
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