HR Memos

HR Memo: General Wage Increase & Economic Stability Dividend for 2019 (May 2, 2019)

We have issued a reminder memo regarding of the last round of General Wage Increases (GWI) and the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2019. These are the final increases under the 2014 mandate.

To see the employee groups impacted, and for links to the new salary scales, please visit

HR Memo: Moving Staff to Midpoint of Salary Range (Midpoint Progression Increase): Feb. 14, 2019

On Feb. 14, HR Compensation issued a memo regarding Moving Staff to Midpoint of Salary Range (Midpoint Progression Increase) for staff who are Management & Professional, Non-Union Research Assistant/Technicians, Executive Administrative Staff and Farm Workers.

Please contact your HR Advisor/Associate if you have questions regarding midpoint progression increase or the salary of your employees.

If you have questions regarding your department’s spreadsheet (Vancouver campus), please contact Sabrina Basra at 604-827-2464 (

HR memo: Local elections on Oct. 20

On Oct. 1, 2018, we distributed a memo on the university’s obligations towards employees scheduled to work on the date of the upcoming general local elections, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

Memo Round-up: Economic Stability Dividend and Paid Leave Between Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

In recent weeks, we have sent out three memos to the HR community of practice at UBC:

If you have any questions about how these subjects impact your workplace, please contact your Human Resources Advisor or Associate.

HR Memo: July 1, 2017, General Wage Increase for AAPS & Non-Union Groups; General Wage Increase and Economic Stability Dividend Implementation for CUPE 2278 (June 21, 2017)

Yesterday, we distributed a memo with information on the July 1, 2017, General Wage Increase (GWI) for AAPS, CUPE 2278, Executive Administrative, Non-Union Technicians/Research Assistants, Farm Workers, and Research Associates, and the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for CUPE 2278.

Note: In the original emailed memo, the text stated that the GWI and ESD have already been implemented. This has been amended to indicate that the GWI and ESD will be implemented in HRMS before the effective date of July 1, 2017.

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