Policies & Agreements

The Douglas is a McGill-affiliated research hospital, and the Research Centre is located on the premises under the authority of the University Integrated Health and Social Services Centre (CIUSSS) for the Montreal West Island (ODIM). While we adhere to a number of internal policies, we also follow McGill- and CIUSSS- developed policies, as appropriate.

Collective Agreement

As of December 2019, employees of the Douglas Research Centre are represented by the Douglas Hospital Research Centre Union (DHRCU).

Pay Equity Act First Posting – Pay Equity Exercise

On June 13, 2023, the Douglas Research Centre posted its first pay equity exercise.

Research Responsibilities

Harassment Policy

Douglas Research Centre Space Allocation Policy

Foreign workers

As an active employer in the International Mobility Program (IMP), the Douglas Hospital Research Centre is committed to complying with the conditions set out in section 209.2 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR). As such, the Research Centre provides foreign workers with a workplace that complies with applicable federal and provincial employment and recruitment laws. Ensures a workplace free of all forms of abuse. In addition to providing foreign employees with the necessary documents outlining their rights as workers in Canada.