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Letter to Principal Fortier re: Climate March

September 20th, 2019 Dear Principal Fortier, As you know, there is a global movement planned for September 27th, 2019 to bring awareness to the severity of climate change. MUNACA writes to you today to ask what McGill is prepared to

In memory of Allan Youster

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Allan Youster the founding father, and first President, of MUNACA. Allan passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019 due to medical complications from cancer. Allan was a Renaissance man. Everyone

In Memoriam: James Duggan

Dear Members,  It is with immense sadness that I inform you that Maitre James Duggan has died in an airplane crash on Friday July 12th. James Duggan did a great service for MUNACA when in January 2017 he successfully negotiated the unconditional return of our

Bulletin on Family Leave and Sick Leave

Dear Members, In regards to the University’s request to make the Family Leave Pilot Project a permanent option. Several things have become clear as a result of the survey; 1) Our membership wants and needs time to take care of

Call for Nominations

Nomination procedures The nomination period will start effective immediately (Friday April 26th) and will continue until Thursday May 9th at 17:00. Details of the election procedure will be sent out after that date. All twenty-eight (28) positions of the Union Council are

Statement on Bill 21

Recently, the Government of Quebec proposed a deeply troubling law under the guise of secularism that would prohibit certain Quebecers of faith from participating in public life and in the public sector. The academic community has long been a bastion

Started as a casual? Check your seniority!

It only takes 2 minutes and seniority is fundamental for questions of employment security, priority for vacant positions, for shift work, and for vacation schedule/entitlement It has come to our attention there have been some cases of discrepancies in McGill’s

Open Letter to Principal Fortier on Winter Conditions

Dear Principal Fortier, As has happened in the past, when inclement weather is coming our way, we have received questions and concerns about the University’s plans on coping with the situation. First of all, as was done at other universities

Planete Mobile Discount for PSAC Members

Public Service Alliance of Canada members and staff are entitled to a 30% discount on a “Share Everything” plan from Rogers. With a Share Everything plan, you’ll have the freedom to share data between family members and devices, as well

Helen Campbell’s Passing (March 02, 1941 – November 09, 2018)

On November 09, 2018, Helen Campbell passed away at 77 surrounded by her family. Helen worked for over 30 years as a technician in the electron microscopy and metallography laboratory in the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering. She also helped