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THRIVE: Representation and Support

On the last day of Thrive Week at UBC, we’d like to remind you about your Right to Representation.

One of the most important things that we do for AAPS members is provide you with professional representation. You can to have an AAPS presentative support and represent you during the following processes: Read more about THRIVE: Representation and Support

THRIVE: Take Your Breaks

A common question that we get in the AAPS New Member Information Sessions is “how do I carry over vacation days?” Read more about THRIVE: Take Your Breaks

THRIVE: Take Care of Your Mental Health

There are a number of benefits provided as part of your UBC benefits plan as well as articles in your Collective Agreement to help support your mental health.

UBC Extended Benefits Read more about THRIVE: Take Care of Your Mental Health

THRIVE: Build a Community at Work


AAPS members and volunteers know the importance of participating in the workplace community


Investing time into workplace friendships and your workplace community can have many positive impacts on your career and your mental health. A number of articles and studies have been published in the last few years reminding us about the importance of these social connections for our wellbeing and our productivity. Read more about THRIVE: Build a Community at Work

THRIVE: Make time for a mental health check

 

It’s Thrive Week across UBC, and there are a number of events that you can participate in, both online and offline.

Check out the events calendar and learn more about Thrive Week. (It has the events listed for both Point Grey and UBCO.) Read more about THRIVE: Make time for a mental health check

2017 Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services

 

On October 13th, AAPS presented to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services as part of their public consultation for the upcoming provincial budget.

This year AAPS focused on the importance of ensuring adequate and longer-term funding for staffing initiatives outlined in the minister’s mandate letters. Read more about 2017 Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services

AAPS 40th Anniversary AGM Highlights


We were pleased to have members attending in person and via the webcast. We held in-person meetings with staff and Board members in attendance at Point Grey Campus, the Okanagan Campus, Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at VGH, and the Heart Lung Innovation Centre at St. Paul's Hospital. St. Paul's had their largest attendance yet! Thank you to everyone to participated in-person or online.

Read more about AAPS 40th Anniversary AGM Highlights

2019 Bargaining Priorities Form

Get involved in the collective bargaining process. Fill our your bargaining prioritie form today.

AAPS encourages members to be involved in the collective bargaining process. You can contribute your priorities for the 2019 round of collective bargaining by filling out this form. Please note, we are only collecting names and emails to ensure respondents are members of AAPS and your identity will remain confidential. Read more about 2019 Bargaining Priorities Form

Use Your M&P Staff PD Fund

 

The maximum available is $550 per fiscal year on a first-come, first-served basis for self-directed professional development.

You must submit your receipts within 60 day of purchase for reimbursement. But your PD activity can take place in the next calendar or fiscal year.

M&P Staff PD Fund is administered by UBC HR. Please flow this link to review how to apply for reimbursement and what qualifies for the M&P Staff PD Fund. Read more about Use Your M&P Staff PD Fund

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