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Tentative Collective Agreement with UBC

Dear Members,

I am pleased to announce that after 5 days of mediation, December 5-9, 2012, AAPS has reached a tentative collective agreement with UBC.  The bargaining committee recommends ratification of the deal.

The following are the highlights of the deal: Read more about Tentative Collective Agreement with UBC

Collective Bargaining Update – November 2012

Dear Members,

We have been bargaining on your behalf with UBC since June 2012. AAPS is the largest bargaining unit on campus, representing approximately 3500 Management & Professional (M&P) staff at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, including the teaching hospitals. AAPS is recognized by UBC as the exclusive bargaining agent for M&P staff. Read more about Collective Bargaining Update – November 2012

Register Now for "Your Unique Leadership Style"

AAPS is offering you two opportunities to participate in Your Unique Leadership Style. Register today for an informative session the nature of leadership styles. Learn how to leverage your own type leadership strengths, and build your awareness of other types of leadership preferences.

Point Grey - Your Unique Leadership Style

VGH & Area - Your Unique Leadership Style Read more about Register Now for "Your Unique Leadership Style"

2012 AGM Highlights

Dear AAPS Members,

We would like to draw your attention to the important developments at the AGM held Oct 31, 2012.

Board Acclamation & Election Results

Please join us in welcoming your new Board:

President: Jaqueline Smit

Past President: Isabella Losinger

1st Vice President: Preeti Gill

2nd Vice President: Robert Tudhope

Secretary: Adam McCluskey

Treasurer: Paul de Leon Read more about 2012 AGM Highlights

We Remember.

To honour those who served, AAPS lays a wreath on behalf of our members at the 2012 Remembrance Day Ceremony at UBC.   Read more about We Remember.

Full! - "Tools for Strategic Planning"— Point Grey

Tools for Strategic Planning— An AAPS PD Event

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Point Grey Campus, Student Union Building, 6138 Student Union Blvd., Party Room (2nd Floor) This workshop is now full. Please email AAPS PD to join the Wait List.

Program Summary: Read more about Full! - "Tools for Strategic Planning"— Point Grey

Reminder: Strike Protocol

CUPE Local 2278 is in a legal strike position. Local 2278 represents UBC Teaching Assistants, Markers, Tutors, and Instructors and the English Language Institute. The union is a local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

Please find below a reminder of the strike protocol for AAPS members. Read more about Reminder: Strike Protocol

PD Fund Announcement from UBC HR

Please find below a letter from Susanna Mulligan on behalf of UBC Human Resources, regarding the current state of the Professional Development Fund Program for the current quarter.

Please note that AAPS does not administer this program and any questions regarding the Professional Development Fund Program should to be directed to Susanna Mulligan, PD Funding Programs Coordinator, Organizational Development & Learning, Human Resources at susanna.mulligan@ubc.ca, 604.822.9273 Read more about PD Fund Announcement from UBC HR

AGM Reminder & Announcing presenter Allan Black

We are pleased to announce that we will be joined at our upcoming AGM by our legal counsel, Allan Black. Allan will make a brief presentation on the rights and obligations of AAPS members during a strike and take any questions you may have regarding the recent strike action at UBC. Read more about AGM Reminder & Announcing presenter Allan Black

AAPS Annual Report 2011/2012

The AAPS Annual Report 2011/2012 has been completed. View the 2011/2012 Annual Report.

If you missed asking for a hard copy and would like to receive one, please send an email to aaps.office@ubc.ca with your current work address. Read more about AAPS Annual Report 2011/2012

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