APUO is both a professional association and a union, certified in 1976 under the Ontario Labour Relations Act.
It is the exclusive bargaining agent for the 1250 employees in the bargaining unit which it represents. The unit includes professors (other than visiting professors), language teachers, counsellors, librarians, and certain research fellows.
Ratification vote results
June 28, 2018
Dear APUO members, The results of the ratification vote are as follows: 182 YES and 4 NO. The tentative settlement has therefore been supported by 97.84% of the members who have cast a ballot. We wish to thank our members for the continued support shown to us during this round of bargaining. Sincerely, The APUO Executive Committee