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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Johanne Houle receives Emerging Leader award

Human Resources

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Johanne Houle, Director, Organizational Development, Human Resources, has won the 2014 Emerging Leader Award, given at the Canadian Association of University Business Officers’ annual conference in June (CAUBO). Read more »

Health and wellbeing featured at HR Administrators Forum

Human Resources

Health imageHuman Resources hosted its fifth HR Administrators Forum in May with more than 90 employees from across the University in attendance.Read more »

Update on pay equity

Human Resources

On June 17, the University signed two agreements with MUNACA, the first concerning the methodology to be used to make corrections the payments that were made last February. Read more »