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
COVID-19 Impact on Course Development and Delivery LOU renewal
November 5, 2020

Dear members, We are pleased to inform you that yesterday, following a day of mediation with the Central Administration, the APUO was successful in renewing an amended version of the Letter of Understanding (LOU) COVID-19 Impact on Course Development and Delivery.  We thank the Central Administration and Mediator William Kaplan for their participation in helping us reach this agreement.  In this bulletin, we summarize the provisions of this LOU and highlight changes, as well as important and fast-approaching deadlines. This LOU…


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