Welcome to APUO

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.

 

What are we up to?

RALLY TO STOP THE LIBRARY CUTS!

The University of Ottawa Library is on the chopping block. The University of Ottawa is planning to cut almost $2 million from the Library collection budget. We can’t let this happen!

Tuition fees are going up and the library budgets are going down! Libraries are knowledge banks. The University should be investing in the library, not putting it through the guillotine!

March with us to Tabaret Hall to tell the administration that we won’t let them cut our library!

COME TO THE RALLY!

Where: Student square in front of Morisset Library, University of Ottawa

When: Wednesday, November 30 at noon

SIGN THE PETITION

Petition: https://www.change.org/p/the-university-of-ottawa-senate-preserve-uottawa-s-library-holdings

Thank you to our allies at APUO GSAÉD, CUPE 2626, APTPUO, SFUO, SSUO, SEIU for their support!

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Recent News
Letter to Jacques Frémont: no APUO-appointed professors on budget committee
January 6, 2017

(sent by email) January 4, 2017     Mr. Jacques Frémont President Office of the President University of Ottawa 550 Cumberland, room 212 Ottawa, Ontario     Dear Mr. Frémont,   I’m writing to you on behalf of APUO, which represents 1,310 professors and librarians at the University of Ottawa. I was pleased to hear that you created a new Budget Committee that will analyse the uOttawa budget using an academic-oriented, long-term outlook. I was…

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