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 […]

Visit our revamped HR website

Human Resources

4The Human Resources website has recently been updated in view of migrating to Drupal 7, set for July. Close to 600 web pages were reviewed and over 100 obsolete pages were removed.

A new HR home page has been designed to make it easier to find information within each section of the site. The HR site is one of the biggest sites on campus and contains a wealth of information on everything from job postings to career opportunities to payroll and benefits, and much, much more.

2014 Quarter Century Club welcomes 107 new members

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QCC group 2014

The McGill Quarter Century Club (QCC) this year welcomed 107 new members at its 46th annual gala. Membership now includes 3,046 members. This year’s event was brought back on campus, in beautiful Redpath Hall, where the gala was held for many years.

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Changes in assignments in Labour & Employee Relations

Human Resources

he Labour & Employee Relations unit has reassigned the portfolios of the group’s labour relations advisors. Robert Comeau, Director of the unit, explained that “there are now 14 unions on campus, so we have had to assess how best to deploy our limited resources to address labour issues and priorities …
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Traveling outside the province this summer? Going on vacation or sabbatical leave? Are you covered?

Human Resources

Employees who are travelling outside the province during the holidays are reminded to carry their Manulife benefit card, which has important information such as emergency travel assistance plan number (5320), policy number (85210) and emergency travel assistance phone numbers. If you…
The health plan covers prescription drugs, out-of-country emergency medical claims, paramedical services, and medical supplies and services. Contribution rates are determined by the frequency of use by plan members,
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Employee assistance program

Human Resources

The holidays are just around the corner.  This time of year can be stressful for many, either emotionally, financially or otherwise. We wish to remind you that the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is there to help employees and their families who need support but don’t necessarily know where to turn.  The service is offered through […]

Recent bargaining updates

Human Resources

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 […]

2014 winners of Principal’s award for administrative and support staff

Human Resources

McGill’s tradition of excellence reflects not only the outstanding quality and dedication of its students and professors but also of its administrative and support staff. Administrative staff plays an important role in McGill University’s commitment to the quality of life of its students. Principal Suzanne Fortier hosted a luncheon last month to celebrate this year’s winners in five categories:

Team category

Principal's Awards for 2014

Teamwork is the reason for the success of the Undergraduate Medical Education team of the Faculty of Medicine. Accepting the award on behalf of the team was Melissa Knock, manager of educational services in the Faculty of Medicine. Team members include Kate Allan, Anne Briggs, Mary Cecere, Heidi Cheung, Carolyn Cichon, John Cloutier, Silvana Di Lollo, Jean-François Gravel, Maryse Grignon, Nicole Guedon, Tim Johns, Shie Kasai, Anna Lee, Elizaberth Lefebvre, Carole Lemieux, Tamara Lutz, Sunita Mathew, Danielle Moronval, Farhad Saboohi and Alessandra Tedeschi.

Known as UGME, the team’s 20 staff members assist some 800 medical students and 400 visiting elective students. UGME ensures that students are poised to become tomorrow’s best clinicians, researchers and leaders in the field of medicine.

Their tireless efforts and outstanding work has enabled McGill University to become one of the leaders in medical education.
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Report on December HR Administrators Forum

Human Resources

The sixth edition of the HR Administrators Forum was held on December 5.  More than 90 people signed up for the session, given twice a year.  Here are the topics discussed at the session: Lynne B. Gervais, Associate Vice-Principal HR, kicked off the session with a brief talk on the university’s proposed hiring freeze announced […]