Personnel policies and procedures in new online Administrative Handbook

Human Resources

A recent project has been geared toward decentralizing the maintenance of content residing on the Administrative Handbook website. The Administrative Handbook was converted to a portal and the content was moved to the sites of the units responsible for maintenance of their policies. This will simplify the maintenance process, allow for more timely updates and […]

McGill’s postdoctoral fellows now unionized

Human Resources

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.

Start of negotiations with AGSEM invigilators

Human Resources

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.

Negotiations with AMUSE floor fellows now in conciliation

Human Resources

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.

Negotiations with MCLIU lecturers/instructors in arbitration

Human Resources

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

Pause in negotiations with AGSEM TAs

Human Resources

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.

REMINDER – changes in assignments in Labour and Employee Relations

Human Resources

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

New McGill Group Life Income Fund and McGill Group Retirement Savings Plan

Human Resources

McGill pension plan members recently had an opportunity to hear about two products aimed at helping you to plan your financial future. John D’Agata, Director, Pension & Benefits, presented these two new products at the annual meeting of the McGill University Pension Plan and later at the HR Administrators Forum. To find out more about […]

Leadership Development Program (LDP) as popular as ever!

Human Resources

Launched in 2005, the Leadership Development Program (LDP) is designed to support 3 streams within McGill’s Management staff: Student Affairs Professionals, Change Agents and Supervisors. The LDP focuses on building participants’ networks as well as developing their professional skills and Behavioural Competencies. In May, Johanne Houle, Director of Organizational Development, kicked off the highly reputed Leadership […]

Replacing Banner HR system

Human Resources

Earlier this year, budgetary approval was obtained to replace the Banner HR system.  Known as the R2R project (Recruitment to Retirement), this is a major initiative which HR and Academic Personnel is undertaking with IT Services, and which will take place over the next two to three years. “This new system will simplify and streamline […]