Your first pay of 2018

Human Resources

For many McGill employees, take-home pay is higher toward the end of the calendar year than at the beginning. Find out why.

Save money on prescription medication

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Quebec law now requires pharmacists to provide detailed invoices for prescription drugs, including their professional fees (profit margin). Check your invoices and shop around to save money. Find more tricks for saving on medication .

Make your health and dental claims online

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Members of the supplemental health and dental plans can now submit all their claims online. You’ll never have to reach for paper health and dental claims forms again! And don’t forget: the deadline to submit claims for 2017 expenses is March 31, 2018.

2018 Benefit Plan contribution rates

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Each year, we assess the financial health of our benefit plans to determine what contribution rates are needed to keep them sustainable. This year we have excellent news: only minimal increases will be needed as of January 1, 2018 – generally just a few cents per pay.

Floor Fellows sign first collective agreement

Human Resources

On Monday, July 3, McGill’s Floor Fellows, represented by the Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE) / Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), signed their first ever collective agreement with the University. AMUSE (Floor Fellows) represents approximately 75 employees on both the Downtown and Macdonald campuses.

AMUSE Floor Fellows / Negotiation update

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On Feb. 6, representatives of the Union and McGill met in the presence of the Arbitrator appointed by the Ministry of Labour, to establish their positions and discuss next steps for negotiations on a first collective agreement.

Tentative agreement reached with AMUSE/Casuals

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The Association of McGill University Support Employees / Public Service Alliance of Canada and McGill University have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement.

Three SEU units sign new collective agreements

Human Resources

McGill signed new collective agreements with three units of the Service Employees’ Union Local 800 (Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec) on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Tentative agreement reached with three SEU groups

Human Resources

Three bargaining units represented by SEU Local 800 (FTQ) (Facilities Management, Student Housing Services, Dining Services & Faculty Club; Printing Services; and Data Centre) have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement with McGill University.

Three SEU Unions sign new collective agreements

Human Resources

On Tuesday, April 12, McGill signed new collective agreements with three bargaining units represented by Service Employees Union (SEU) Local 800. Together, they represent 152 McGill employees.