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Negotiation update: MCLIU

The parties met on August 30 and 31 as well as on Sept. 5 and 7. They agreed on the content of the French version of the articles on Harassment and Intimidation and on Disciplinary Measures.

As agreed, the parties have started discussing the article pertaining to the allocation of courses. They shared their respective challenges in the application of this article and grouped these challenges into themes. The parties discussed their respective objectives in the allocation of courses and discussed potential solutions. Additional meetings will be needed in order to arrive at mutually agreeable solutions.

The meeting calendar for the fall term was established and will consist of two meetings per week.

This update is meant to inform the community about ongoing negotiations and has been validated by the union.

July 10, 2018 – No 2

As part of their ongoing collective agreement negotiations, the McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill University met on June 26, 27, and 28, as well as July 6.

On June 26, the parties completed the submission of their respective non-monetary proposals and discussed various aspects of the negotiation process, including the order in which topics will be addressed. They also confirmed meeting dates on July 6 and August 30 and 31.

On June 27 and 28, the parties explained their respective proposals relative to the allocation of courses and more specifically article 15.03, and agreed to discuss this further on August 30 and 31. At that time, the parties will explore the pros and cons of various potential solutions with the aim of arriving at a mutually agreeable conclusion.

On July 6, the parties discussed proposed modifications to the articles on: Harassment and Intimidation; Disciplinary Measures; and Health, Safety and Environment. Agreements were reached on the first two items, with additional discussion required on the third.

June 6, 2018 – No 1

Initial deposit of Article 1-18

On June 6, the McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU) and McGill University met to begin negotiations with respect to the renewal of their collective agreement, which is currently set to expire on October 29, 2018.

The parties exchanged opening statements and initial proposals, and briefly explained their positions. They also discussed logistical items regarding future meetings, communications methods, etc. The parties aim to finalize a meeting calendar shortly, and to jointly determine the order in which key topics will be negotiated.