ASPA Advocate

Category: ASPA Updates


ASPA Volunteer Survey Results

Dear ASPA members: We would like to acknowledge and thank all of our members who, over the past month, participated in a survey about the topic of “volunteering” in our association. “Volunteering” is a topic that is highly relevant for…

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Closure of International Centre for Northern Governance and Development

May 24, 2017 Canada Press University of Saskatchewan says provincial funding cut means closure of research centre The University of Saskatchewan says it has to close a research centre because funding was cut in the provincial budget. Read More

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University to offer buyouts to ASPA Union

University of Saskatchewan to offer voluntary buyouts to ASPA union members: memo May 24, 2017 Alex MacPherson The University of Saskatchewan is planning to offer voluntary buyouts to members of the 1,100-strong ASPA union as part of the school’s plan…

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President’s Message

My name is Peter Krebs and it is my pleasure to announce the recent decision made by the ASPA Executive members to appoint a new president/vice-president complement for the year 2017-2018. I have accepted the position of ASPA President for…

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ASPA AGM Update

Please note updated info regarding the upcoming ASPA Annual General Meeting: NOTICE  ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL ASSOCIATION (ASPA) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017 241 ARTS BLDG.  3:00 pm (Call to order) There will be several door prize draws. You…

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Tuition Reimbursement Fund (Application Form available online now)

Immediate family of ASPA members can apply for consideration under the Tuition Reimbursement Fund (TRF), if they are registered students at the University of Saskatchewan.  The eligibility criteria states the following (for more details refer to Article 12.12 in the…

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ASPA AGM

At the AGM, the Executive will present various reports about ASPA activities. As well, several positions on the Executive need to be filled; please consider volunteering for the Executive

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“Supervisory Employees”

We want to update you about a recent Labour Relations Board (LRB) decision regarding “Supervisory Employees”. As you are likely aware, the University made an application before the LRB to have a number of our members whom they deemed as…

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Brown Bag Session: Jurisdictional Issues Regarding Supervisory Employees

ASPA will be holding a Brown Bag session entitled:  Jurisdictional Issues Regarding Supervisory Employees.  The session will cover the following: How the Saskatchewan Employment Act defines “supervisory employee.“ How HR determined which ASPA members are “supervisory employees.” Processes going forward:  the next steps. What…

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Campus Unions Hosting FREE Pancake Breakfast for Staff and Students

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