Welcome to APUO

After careful consideration of the recent developments and the recommendations of public health officials, the APUO offices will be closed until further notice. During this exceptional closure, APUO employees will work from home while offering services online (email or virtual meetings) or over the phone.
If you have any questions, please send them by email to apuo@uottawa.ca. We are also checking voicemails several times a day everyday, do not hesitate to call us with your inquiries at (613) 230-3659.

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.

Recent News
LOU Update, Student Grants, SSUO Negotiations
May 29, 2020

Dear members, As you know, to date, we have negotiated and signed five letters of understanding (LOUs) with the Central Administration that serve to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our working conditions. This being said, our work is not done. The parties are still negotiating two very important LOUs. The first focuses on the performance assessment of members, and the second seeks to establish a collective operational framework regarding course development and delivery during both the Spring/Summer…


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