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Category: ASPA Updates


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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President’s Message August 31, 2016

Welcome back! Hopefully you have had some time off over the summer. Now we leave the peace and solitude of campus in summer and enter the start of another school year. What a fantastic time of year. I love seeing…

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ASPA Welcomes New Executive Members

The newest members to the ASPA Executive are Karen Onishenko and Lisa Bagonluri. Karen and Lisa were elected to the Executive at the ASPA AGM in April and are welcome additions to the team. Not only is Karen new to the executive…

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Officers Appointed for 2016-17

The 2016 ASPA Executive met for the first time on Thursday, May 12th. Under the ASPA Constitution the first order of business was to select the Executive Officers. Dawn Giesbrecht will continue as President Jay Shanahan will continue as Vice…

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ASPA/USASK Photo Contest

WIN your choice of 2 Huskie Football Season Tickets or 2 Season Tickets to the Greystone Theatre!! Throughout the summer as you take in the majestic beauty of our great campus, ASPA is challenging you to pull out your camera phone and…

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Pizza Social – June 8

All ASPA members are invited to the spring pizza social, to be held on June 8 at noon in the Health Sciences Atrium, which is in the D wing. Come out and join the ASPA Executive for some pizza and…

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