Thank you for those who came out and made the Winter Social a night to remember! We had 50 members attend with many winners for the Music Bingo. Here are some photos for those who were not able to attend!Continue reading “ASPA Winter Social Update”
Bargaining Report from the ASPA Bargaining Team
Serving on your ASPA bargaining team is an honor and I thank you for the opportunity to represent our union’s members in pursuing a renewed collective bargaining agreement with USask.
Since this round of bargaining to renew our collective agreement began, we have focused on three primary areas.Continue reading “Bargaining Report from the ASPA Bargaining Team”
Lunch and Learn – Discrimination and Harassment Office
The Discrimination and Harassment Office was able to provide ASPA members with a Lunch and Learn session on how to make a complaint, and also how the process works. If you have any questions regarding this presentation, please reach out to our Member Services Office, Glenn Billingsley, at email@example.com
ASPA U of S Policy Grievance – Arbitration Award
APSA has recently received the award for the Matter of an Arbitration Pursuant to a Collective Bargaining Agreement respecting a Policy Grievance on the Transferring of Bargaining Unit Work. ASPA respects the decision of Arbitrator, Denysiuk, and is pleased to announce the outcome has been awarded along with damages. Please see the below document.
ASPA will be reviewing the decision alongside the University of Saskatchewan to work out the details. All members that are directly impacted by the award, should contact the ASPA office at firstname.lastname@example.org for direction of the next step. The President, Vice-Presidents, and Executive Members would like to thank all those who contributed to this successful decision. We are grateful to have such a dedicated membership working collectively to make the workplace better for all.
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Please join us Tuesday, December 6th, at 1861 McIntyre Street, Regina at 5:00pm for a Candle Light Vigil. This is to commemorate the 14 women who were murdered by a gunman chanting “I hate feminists” on December 6, 1989 at the École Polytechnique in Montreal.
First let us mourn and remember then let us recommit to take action and confront all forms of gender based violence, wherever we see it. Masks are mandatory.
When: Tuesday, December 6th at 5:00 pm
Where: St. Paul’s Cathedral Hall, 1861 McIntyre Street, Regina
This is an outdoor family friendly event so please bring a mask and dress warmly. Any questions or inquiries, please contact Deanna Ogle at email@example.com or 306-201-9923.
Men’s Mental Health Month
November is Men’s Health Awareness month, but did you know men’s health is more than a physical symptom or a diagnosis. There is such a societal image that real men don’t talk about or share their feelings, that many are too ashamed to reach out for help. 10% of Canadian men who are experiencing significant mental health challenges in their life, will not seek resources.Continue reading “Men’s Mental Health Month”
ASPA’s Annual Photo Contest Winners of 2022!
This year, the Social Committee wanted to focus on taking care of yourself and what you do to care for your mental health. You sent the photos in, and your colleagues voted. Here are this years winners!Continue reading “ASPA’s Annual Photo Contest Winners of 2022!”
The Role Pets Play in Human Health and Mentality – Video Recording
This presentation was be given by Colleen Dell, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., and Research Chair in One Health & Wellness.
Thank you for those who were able to attend, and for those who brought their furry friends on screen from home. We recorded it for those who were interested and unable to attend.Continue reading “The Role Pets Play in Human Health and Mentality – Video Recording”