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We are the majority union representing staff at Ara Institute of Canterbury. Our primary focus is to negotiate progressive collective agreements for academic staff.

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AASC Newsletter October 2022

Kia ora AASC members, There is a lot happening at the moment and I know you are being bombarded with emails and information. have tried to keep this focussed and brief. As always, if you would like more information, don’t hesitate to contact me. Current work in progress/updates CEA/Te Pūkenga. This ...


AASC’s new investment strategy

At the 2022 AGM, the Treasurer stated in his report that as a result of declining interest rates producing poor returns for our investments, and on recommendation of the Auditor, “the AASC executive will consult with an independent financial advisor to see if there is a better investment ...


Notice of change in AASC fees

As a result of the recent motions passed at the AGM on 3/8/22, the following fee structures for AASC membership will come into effect from 6 September 2022: Fulltime staff will pay an Annual Fee of $364 that will be deducted from your wages at a rate of $14 per fortnight. Part-time and casual staff ...


AGM 2022 Minutes

AASC AGM 2022 MinutesMemorandum of Understanding AASC Life Policy...


AGM 2022 Documents

This year’s AGM will be held at TM118 Wharekai, Madras Street on 3 August 2022 from 12:00PM until 2:00PM. Notice of Motion FormCommittee Nomination FormAudited 2022 financial statements AGM Financial Report 2022AGM Agenda2021 AGM minutesProxy voting formOverall Budget 2023President’s Report...

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Advocate for your department by becoming a delegate. If you're interested in becoming a deletgate, contact us directly at aasc@ara.ac.nz