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FULL!: AAPS Summer Networking Series: ICORD at VGH

Join your AAPS Colleagues for our first VGH Summer Networking Session. We’ll have an opportunity to see ICORD’s diverse set of research labs and rehab gym and gain a better understanding the cutting edge research at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre. We’ll follow up our tour with a casual networking lunch provided by the AAPS Member Engagement Committee. See you campus and meet your colleagues! Read more about FULL!: AAPS Summer Networking Series: ICORD at VGH

2014 Collective Bargaining Update #2

Dear Members,

I want to provide you with a brief update on collective bargaining.

AAPS and UBC began bargaining on June 11. The parties have a number of dates scheduled for bargaining in July. Unfortunately the University is unavailable for bargaining this summer after July 21. There are a number of dates now scheduled for September and October. Read more about 2014 Collective Bargaining Update #2

AAPS Summer Pub Night & Networking Event, July 16

Since we had so much fun last time, the AAPS Board and the Member Engagement Committee would like to invite you to the AAPS Summer Pub Night and Networking Event on Wednesday July 16, 2014 at the Point Grill and courtyard. That’s right, we’ll be licensing the grass courtyard in front of the Point Grill and bringing along some games like bocce and croquet. RSVP and we’ll send you a reminder

  Read more about AAPS Summer Pub Night & Networking Event, July 16

2014 Workplace Engagement Survey for AAPS Members—Survey Summary Report

In February of 2014 AAPS conducted a Workplace Engagement Survey of its members to get a better understanding of their workplace experience. 45% of AAPS members responded to this survey and the results were presented by the survey provider Ipsos Reid at the AAPS Spring General Meeting on April 30, 2014.

The AAPS Board wishes to thank the members for their time in completing this survey. The responses will be used to inform AAPS’ strategic initiatives.

The following document contains a summary of those findings: Read more about 2014 Workplace Engagement Survey for AAPS Members—Survey Summary Report

Prevention of Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace

On May 20, 2014, UBC sent out an email to all faculty, staff, and student employees at UBC’s Vancouver campus regarding new legislative requirements to prevent and reduce bullying and harassment in the workplace.

The email included the following links: Read more about Prevention of Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace

Read the latest issue of Life Lines

Life Lines is a newsletter from your EFAP service provider Homewood Human Solutions. This month’s subject is "Raising Your Self-Esteem." and contains useful strategies on raising feelings of self-worth.

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FULL!: AAPS Summer Networking Series: June Events

 

Ever wanted to check out some of UBC’s unique places, but just can’t “find the time”? Now’s your opportunity to learn a bit more about Point Grey Campus while building your professional network. The AAPS Summer Networking Series is back for another season, and the AAPS Member Engagement Committee has some great events planned for you through June, July, and August.

Read more about FULL!: AAPS Summer Networking Series: June Events

Staff Pension Plan (SPP) Fair—June 5

The Staff Pension Plan (SPP) Fair  takes place on Thursday, June 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The fair will be held in the Great Hall at the UBC First Nations Longhouse [map]. No RSVP is required. This is a great opportunity for members to learn more about their pension plan and Plan benefits. We are also pleased to have the following groups in attendance: Read more about Staff Pension Plan (SPP) Fair—June 5

UBC’s Positive Space Sessions—June

UBC’s Positive Space sessions have openings for June 12 and June 25, and we invite you to join us. Read about the Campaign and sign up at http://positivespace.ubc.ca to help make our university a more diverse and inclusive educational home! Read more about UBC’s Positive Space Sessions—June

Bike to Work Week: May 26–30 2014

Learn about Bike to Work Week events near you or sign up for the Bike to Work Week Challenge.

Okanagan Campus

Point Grey Campus

VGH Cycling Centre Read more about Bike to Work Week: May 26–30 2014

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