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.


Recent News
Bargaining update: monetary proposals
April 11, 2018

Dear members, Wednesday afternoon, the APUO’s negotiation team tabled the monetary proposals approved by the APUO Board of Directors. Here is a summary of what we presented to the Central Administration. At this time, the APUO has proposed a two-year Collective Agreement. Salaries: –    2% annual economic increase –    2% annual catch-up increases –    The removal of salary caps for all professorial ranks –    Changes to article to remove the reduced Progress-through-the-ranks (PTR) for…


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