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Vacation benefits - start with four weeks of paid vacation (pro-rated). Work week is, on paper, a 35 hour work week. Access to significant online learning and professional development resources through the UBC library. Tuition waivers that can be applied for yourself or your direct family. The campus is gorgeous. Workshops, counselling, on-site gym & pool.

Answered 29 October 2019

It was good,, warm and not nerve wrecking

Answered 5 August 2019

The work environment is very toxic. Managers/supervisors are inexperienced power hungry bullies, avoid this place.

Answered 1 June 2020

First of all the union should be supporting new employees more than they support older employees. We are all paying the same dues.
Complaints should be taken serious by HR and some type of remediation could take place to resolved disagreements between staff.

There are no rules in place on how a manager is to treat a subordinate. Managers abuse their authority and seniority in the workplace.

Answered 15 February 2020

Aggressive, not tactful and you get attacked for suggesting common sense be used.

Answered 21 February 2019

You have to be enrolled in a graduate program.
TAship is offered to every graduate student.

Answered 22 March 2019

They'll take however much you can give them and ask for more.

Answered 3 April 2019
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