June 2015

McGill’s postdoctoral fellows received their accreditation from the Labour Relations Commission on June 9.  They become the third union represented by AMURE/PSAC, which already includes research associates and research assistants.


June 2015

Negotiations with AGSEM invigilators started on June 12. The parties introduced their bargaining teams and shared their sets of proposals. A calendar of negotiations has been set with sessions scheduled this summer, until September.


June 2015

On May 27 and 29, the parties met for the first time in conciliation. The parties discussed the elements that are holding back the advancement of negotiations and agreed to reconvene on June 30 to continue discussions.


June 2015

The parties are scheduled to start discussions in arbitration on September 4.


June 2015

The few remaining items to be negotiated did not lead to an agreement at this time, which led to the decision to suspend negotiations for the summer. The parties will reconvene in conciliation on September 1st.


June 2015

This is to remind you about recent changes in the management of different employee groups. Click on the following link to find out who is responsible for which employee group. http://www.mcgill.ca/hr/labour-relations/resources


October-December 2014

Talks move at a steady pace with SEU Negotiations are well under way with SEU trades and facilities with the parties having signed off on many articles.  Monetary items remain to be settled and those discussions are set to occur early in the New Year. Agreements on several articles signed with AGSEM TAs The parties […]


April-June 2014

On May 6, 2014, McGill’s floor fellows received certification from the Commission des relations du travail (CRT) to become a bargaining unit of AMUSE (Association of McGill University Support Employees). Read more »


April-June 2014

On June 10, 2014, the University received notice that postdoctoral fellows filed a motion with the Commission des relations du travail to become unionized as part of AMURE (Association of McGill University Research Employees), a bargaining unit of PSAC. Read more »


April-June 2014

For updates regarding university labour negotiations Read more »