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Annual Report Update

We are currently working on our seventh edition of the AAPS Annual Report and will have it ready before the Annual General Meeting being held on October 31, 2012 in the Ponderosa Centre - Arbutus Room from 12:00 pm-2:00pm (Meeting will be webcast as well). Read more about Annual Report Update

Call for Nominations to the AAPS Board

This is the first call for nominations to the AAPS Board. Elections to the AAPS Board are held each year.  Please note that at the last AGM, the membership approved changes to the By-Laws effectively lengthening and staggering the terms (see below).  The election will be held online in the last few weeks leading up to our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday October 31st in the Ponderosa Centre, Arbutus Room at 12:00 pmRead more about Call for Nominations to the AAPS Board

Annual General Meeting: Save the Date - Oct 31, 2012

Our Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday October 31, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the Ponderosa Centre’s Arbutus Room. This year we will again be webcasting the event for members who are not able to attend the meeting at the Point Grey Campus.  At this meeting, your new Executive Board will be announced and the Audited Financials as at June 30, 2012 will be reviewed. Read more about Annual General Meeting: Save the Date - Oct 31, 2012

AAPS @ UBC 2012 Welcome Back BBQ

Attending the UBC Welcome Back BBQ on September 12th, 2012? Be sure to check out the AAPS table. AAPS Board Members and Staff will be on hand from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  This is a great opportunity to meet those who represent, support and assist you with matters related to your employment.

The event is being held at the Flag Pole Plaza and staff parking is available at the Rose Garden Parade. To learn more about the event, visit the 2012 Staff Welcome Back BBQ online. Read more about AAPS @ UBC 2012 Welcome Back BBQ

AAPS @ UBC Okanagan New Faculty and Staff Orientation Event

Attending the UBC Okanagan New Faculty and Staff Orientation Event on August 30th, 2012? Be sure to check out the AAPS table. AAPS Staff will be on hand from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  This is a great opportunity to meet those who represent, support and assist you with matters related to your employment.

To learn more about the event, visit the New Faculty and Staff Orientation Event online. Read more about AAPS @ UBC Okanagan New Faculty and Staff Orientation Event

University-Wide Orientation - August 29, 2012

Welcome new M&P Staff. The University-Wide Orientation takes place August 29, 2012 at the
Ponderosa Building. To register, visit University-Wide Orientations online.

AAPS will also be hosting a table. Be sure to come and discover what AAPS is. You will also have a chance
to meet those who represent and support Management and Professional employees at UBC. New M&P Read more about University-Wide Orientation - August 29, 2012

AAPS Job Posting: Member Services Officer - Full Time

Member Services Officer – Full Time

Starting Salary Range: $55,187 - $66,252 Read more about AAPS Job Posting: Member Services Officer - Full Time

August Bargaining Update

The current collective agreement with the University expired on June 30. Bargaining for a new agreement began in June with both parties exchanging proposals. As outlined in a prior bargaining update our non-monetary proposals focused on professional development, assistance for terminated employees, and ensuring a transparent, accountable system of performance management prior to termination. While there are areas of disagreement, the dialogue thus far in bargaining has been productive and collegial. Read more about August Bargaining Update

Merit and Article 6

On June 18, 2012, Kathleen Cheng, UBC Manager Compensation, confirmed via memo that Merit pay was approved for M&P staff for 2012. Read more about Merit and Article 6

Register Now for August PD Event: "I Can Fix That!"

Registration is now open for our upcoming August PD event: I Can Fix That! presented by Elaine Allison. This event will be held from 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM at the VGH campus (Diamond Health Care Centre, Floor 9, Rm DHCC9299 [view map]).

Members will learn:
1) How to see issues as opportunities that can be solved, even when you think you can’t.
2) How to resolve conflicts the moment they arise by using one simple practice.
Read more about Register Now for August PD Event: "I Can Fix That!"

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