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SocialUBC: It's Bike to Work Week!

Oct 27-Nov 2, 2014


Making our Workplace Healthy, Active and Sustainable!


Bike To Work Week @ UBC (BTWW) is almost here!  UBC`s community of staff, faculty, students and residents can support healthy workplaces and sustainable transportation by hopping on their bikes for one week, starting Monday Oct 27. 

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Telecommuting at UBC

AAPS is often asked questions regarding telecommuting.

Please follow this link the Telecommuting Information Page on UBC HR's website. The page has links to the guidelines and application for telecommuting along with frequently asked questions.

Should you still have any questions or concerns regarding telecommuting, please make an appointment with one of our Member Services Officers for Advocacy. Read more about Telecommuting at UBC

Vote for your 2014/2015 Board of Directors

Please follow this link to read online voting instructions and to review the candidate statements.

We have an outstanding group of 13 candidates in this election. AAPS is a member-driven organization, governed by the Board. It is vital that all members participate in electing their representatives. This year the membership will be electing Read more about Vote for your 2014/2015 Board of Directors

Attend the AAPS AGM

Please join the AAPS Executive Board at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The AAPS AGM is an opportunity to network with fellow AAPS members over lunch and find out what your professional association has been working on. We hope to see as many members as possible at the AGM. As a condition of your employment, it is your right to attend the full meeting from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Read more about Attend the AAPS AGM

SocialUBC: United Way Campaign Kick Off Week


5 Days of Caring Kick Off Week

UBC Community United Way campaign will start on October 6th with 5 Days Caring, a week of fun events! Online payroll option will be available October 6th till mid December 2014. For more information about the campaign, please visit Read more about SocialUBC: United Way Campaign Kick Off Week

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month


Join your EFAP service provider Homewood Health for four weeks of workplace health.

Please click here to download the PDF.


Remember EFAP is so much more than just a counselling service. You can also receive free, confidential, advice, resources, or support in the following areas: Read more about October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month

2014 Collective Bargaining Update #3

Dear AAPS Members,

I wanted to provide you with a brief update on collective bargaining. As outlined in an earlier update, AAPS and UBC commenced bargaining on June 11, 2014, and we had a number of bargaining sessions before adjourning for the summer. Though we had several dates scheduled for September AAPS asked to reschedule those dates as a result of unforeseen circumstances. Read more about 2014 Collective Bargaining Update #3

Unused Vacation Carry-Over

It’s that time of year again!

Time to starting thinking about unused vacation time and holiday plans.

For a reminder on what the Collective Agreement says about vacation carry-over, please click here: Read more about Unused Vacation Carry-Over

Join the AAPS Board of Directors

Get involved!

The call for nominations to the 2014/2015 AAPS Executive Board is now open. Please click here for more information. Read more about Join the AAPS Board of Directors

SocialUBC: Main Mall Harvest Feast

Don’t miss this epic community feast at UBC!

Main Mall Harvest Feast
Thursday September 25th, 4:30–7:00pm
Main Mall between Martha Piper Plaza and the Great Trek Cairn
Tickets available online: Read more about SocialUBC: Main Mall Harvest Feast