Improving Members’ Workplace Experience

AAPS is the legal bargaining agent of the Management & Professional group at The University of British Columbia.

The current Collective Agreement runs from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022.

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.

The Collective Agreement is actually two documents, the

Ongoing Conversations

While the Collective Agreement is the principal document AAPS negotiates on behalf of its members, the organization also has ongoing conversations with the University related to the employment relationship. These include one-on-one meetings with UBC Human Resources to discuss individual cases, quarterly Information Sharing and Informal Problem Solving meetings with UBC Human Resources to discuss systemic issues, and regular communications with the University President and the VP Human Resources.

Preparing for the Next Round of Collective Bargaining

Member consultations will likely start in Winter 2021/2022. Typical member consultations include a survey, feedback form, information, and consultation sessions. We also review Advocacy cases, changes to employement laws, and labour trends.

Starting to Think About the Next Round?

Submit your ideas! We have opened our online submission form for the 2022 round of collective bargaining. Please make suggestions regarding changes to articles and the consultation process that you’d like AAPS to address. The more detailed and specific you can be, the more helpful your feedback will be.