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Review the Benefits Presentation and MSP Subsidy Changes

Did you miss the UBC Insurance Benefits Presentation at the AAPS Spring General Meeting? Catch up with the webcast. To access the webcast link, please email the AAPS Office. Read more about Review the Benefits Presentation and MSP Subsidy Changes

It’s the CMHA Mental Health Week!

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is celebrating their 64th Annual Mental Health Week from May 4-10, 2015.

“We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Mental health is more than the absence of mental illness. It’s a state of well-being.”

Why not take some time this week mental health? Read more about It’s the CMHA Mental Health Week!

Pension Workshop at Robson Square

May 27, 2015 at 1:15pm, Robson Square
Register through UBC HR

Pension plans are complex and may not be easy to understand. This informative workshop is designed for both new and current members of the UBC Staff Pension Plan, and will answer any questions you may have regarding your pension benefits and how they work. You will also learn how UBC SPP can help you with your financial and retirement planning. Read more about Pension Workshop at Robson Square

UBC’s New EFAP Provider

On April 1, 2015 Shepell became the new Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) service provider for all UBC employees. Shepell is the largest EFAP provider in Canada and has extensive experience working with post-secondary institutions. Read more about UBC’s New EFAP Provider

New Issue of the AAPS Newsletter

On the Radar Volume 11 Number 1

April, 2015

A newsletter for members of the Association of Administrative and Professional Staff at UBC

In this issue

AAPS ANNOUNCEMENTS Read more about New Issue of the AAPS Newsletter

PDF of the Collective Agreement

The 2014 Collective Agreement has been ratified by all parties and is in effect for the period July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2019. Read more about PDF of the Collective Agreement

Register Now for the AAPS Spring General Meeting

Please join the AAPS Board of Directors for the Spring General Meeting on Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.

We are pleased to welcome our benefits consultant Kevin Jeffrey of Pointbreak Consulting Group as our guest speaker. Kevin will be presenting updates on the UBC M&P benefits plan.

Read more about Register Now for the AAPS Spring General Meeting

M&P Staff PD Fund is Now Open


The M&P Staff PD Fund opened April 1 for the 2015/2016 fund year. As part of AAPS’ successful negotiations with the University, an additional $70,000 will be added to the fund on July 1, 2015. Read more about M&P Staff PD Fund is Now Open

Women in Leadership and Technology Event

 

On April 15, 2015 from 9:00am – 11:30am, UBC Information Technology and Professor Rachel Kuske, Senior Advisor to the Provost on Women Faculty, will host the event: “Women in Leadership & Technology” to put the spotlight on gender issues that impact women with leadership roles in science, engineering, technology and trades.

The event will feature Tina Nunno, Vice President and Fellow with Gartner Inc., and Dr. Kuske for an interactive morning of thought-provoking discussion. Session topics will include: Read more about Women in Leadership and Technology Event

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