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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 with your current work address. Read more about AAPS Annual Report 2011/2012

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.
Read more about Strike Protocol Update