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Power Over Stress Seminar - March 6, 2012

Looking for some healthy ways to manage stress? AAPS members in the Vancouver area may be interested in an external event being held at the Point Grey Campus on March 6th. Tickets are $25.00. 

DATE: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
TIME: 11:30-12:45

LOCATION: Auditorium, 6344 Memorial Road, V6T 1Z2, UBC Point Grey Campus
FEE: $25 per ticket
Brown Bag lunch event (bring your lunch)
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Bargaining 2012 Update: Highlights of Roundtables

By Michael Conlon

As part of the consultation process for the upcoming round of collective bargaining, a series of roundtables were conducted at UBC’s Point Grey and Okanagan campuses and at VGH. The roundtables were well attended and provided the opportunity for a robust exchange of ideas among members.

Despite a wide variation of work locations and experiences, several core themes emerged from the dialogue: job security, compensation, professional development funding, and hours of work. Read more about Bargaining 2012 Update: Highlights of Roundtables

UBC Housing Action Plan Forum - January 18, 2012

AAPS members at the Vancouver campus may be interested in attending the upcoming UBC Housing Action Plan Forum on January 18, 2012.

The Community Planning Task Group of the UBC Board of Governors, chaired by Dr. Nassif Ghoussoub, is developing a Housing Action Plan for the Vancouver campus with a key objective of improving housing choice and affordability for faculty, staff and students. A public forum has been organized to provide an update on progress made on development of the Plan.

Date:     Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Read more about UBC Housing Action Plan Forum - January 18, 2012

New AAPS Website Launches

AAPS is proud to reveal our new website. We hope you will enjoy the fresh new look and feel of our site. Our aim was to create a modern, visually appealing site that quickly allows you to find the information you need. In the near future, we will be adding more pictures of our members in action and more details about upcoming PD events. We welcome any feedback you may have. Please feel free to email us at aaps.office@ubc.ca. Read more about New AAPS Website Launches

AAPS Holiday Closure Dates

As per much of UBC's closing dates, the AAPS office will be closed for the winter holiday season from December 24, 2011 through January 2, 2012. We will return to the office on January 3rd. Happy holidays and happy new year from all of us at AAPS!

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Register for The 10 Pound Shred: Get Fit - And Stay Fit!

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our upcoming PD event with Tommy Europe: The 10 Pound Shred: Get Fit - And Stay Fit! Read more about Register for The 10 Pound Shred: Get Fit - And Stay Fit!

Collective Bargaining 2012

As the recognized bargaining agent for management and professional staff at UBC, one of AAPS core lines of service is negotiation. The collective agreement is the binding framework that structures the working relationship between UBC and AAPS members. The collective agreement covers virtually every aspect of the working relationship from salary, sick, leave and holidays to promotion, termination and the grievance process. Read more about Collective Bargaining 2012

2012 Collective Bargaining and Roundtables Update

By Michael Conlon, Executive Director

As the recognized bargaining agent for management and professional staff at UBC, one of AAPS core lines of service is negotiation. The collective agreement is the binding framework that structures the working relationship between UBC and AAPS members. The collective agreement covers virtually every aspect of the working relationship from salary, sick, leave and holidays to promotion, termination and the grievance process. Read more about 2012 Collective Bargaining and Roundtables Update

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