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.
Mental Health at the University of Ottawa
February 12, 2020
Before we dive into our analysis of the challenges relating to mental health at the University of Ottawa, the APUO wishes to extend its deepest condolences to those who knew one of the five students lost in the last months. We encourage members seeking support in this difficult time to connect with the available resources, including the Employee and Family Assistance Program. We also call on members to share any information they may have on the whereabouts…