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Strike Protocol Update

Dear Members,

As you know, CUPE 116 has been in a legal strike position since October 3 and has been engaging in a series of job actions. While the job actions have been targeted and limited, the job action is starting to affect the basic operations of the University.  Under the “Global Order” UBC obtained at the Labour Board they can compel AAPS members to do CUPE 116 work deemed necessary to keep the University functioning.
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AGM Notice of Meeting (Board Elections Vote Link Included)

Dear AAPS Members:

Notice of Meeting

This is your notice of the AAPS Annual General Meeting which will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The meeting is being held in the Ponderosa Centre - Arbutus Room on the Point Grey Campus. Click here for location map. Just a reminder that UBC has agreed, as a condition of your employment, that it is your right to attend the full meeting from 1200 to 1400. Read more about AGM Notice of Meeting (Board Elections Vote Link Included)

Glitch with the PD Registration System

Please accept our apologies for those who may have received multiple emails for the November 5th PD Event. We are currently working on investigating the cause and resolving it. Thank you for your patience. Read more about Glitch with the PD Registration System

M&P Fund Update

The M&P Professional Development Fund is now accepting applications for the Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 2012, period. Applications will be accepted until the Dec 31 deadline date or the exhaustion of the 3rd quarter allocation.

For full information and to download application forms, visit http://www.hr.ubc.ca/learning-development/funding/mp/.

 

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Strike Protocol

Dear Members,

CUPE 116 is currently in a legal strike position and has provided 72 hours’ strike notice to the University, meaning they can legally strike as early as Thursday October 4. Please note that at this time it is anticipated that any strike action would be limited to the Point Grey campus. Read more about Strike Protocol

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

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