MCGILL UNIVERSITY NON-ACADEMIC STAFF ASSOCIATION (MUNASA)
PREAMBLE TO THE BY-LAWS:
These By-Laws contained herein shall govern the Association an all cases to which they are applicable and all other proceedings not herein specified shall be conducted in accordance with established parliamentary practice and procedure.
These By-Laws may amended at any Association General Meeting by a majority vote, provided that notice of any proposed amendment be sent to all members at least one month in advance of the meeting, and that notice of at least fifteen (15) working days be given for such a General Meeting. For the purpose of amending the By-Laws, quorum shall be ten percent (10%) of the total members of the Association.
Why join MUNASA?There are many reasons to be a member of MUNASA: Your rights are better protected because you will have MUNASA representation when facing any difficulties in the workplace. Collectively MUNASA has a stronger voice in negotiating better working conditions for its members. Your have support should you need to file a dispute https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/employee-relations/policies-procedures/dispute-resolution-policy According to Regulation 16 – Grievance Procedure “It shall be the right of all members of the Association who have been in good standing for at least three (3) months to seek support from MUNASA in pursuing a grievance with the University.”
How do I know if I am a member?If you are a MUNASA member MUNASA Dues will be deducted from your pay. Each pay, an amount of $13.40 will be deducted. A percentage of this is tax deductible.
I am on short term disability, should I still be paying membership dues?"You will continue to receive 100% of your salary while on short term disability and will continue to pay MUNASA Dues and avail yourself of MUNASA’s services during your leave. Short-Term Disability Policy
Can I apply to have my job reclassified?The policy on how to request a rematch is outlined in the Personnel policies and procedures at https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/employee-relations/policies-procedures/salary-administration-policy. The “Request for Role Profile Rematch or Update” for Management, Professional and Excluded positions can be found at https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/forms.
Can a MUNASA representative attend a discipline meeting with me?When summoned to a disciplinary meeting, you have the right to be accompanied one or two representatives of the McGill University Non-Academic Staff Association (MUNASA). https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/employee-relations/policies-procedures/disciplinary-measures-policy 2.3 An employee called to a disciplinary meeting has the right to be accompanied by one (1) or two (2) non-academic staff members, or one (1) or two (2) representatives of the McGill University Non-Academic Staff Association (MUNASA). The employee shall be given two (2) working days notice of the time and place of the meeting and the notice will include the principal motive for the meeting.
I pay dues to MUNASA. Does that mean I am a voting member?According to Regulation 9 (o) - ELECTORAL PROCEDURES of the MUNASA By-Laws “All members shall be eligible to vote in the elections.”