Welcome to APUO

Please note that our office elevator is currently out of service. The APUO is working to ensure it is fixed as soon as possible.

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
Anti-Black Profiling, Carding, and Harassment on Campus
June 18, 2019

The APUO Executive Committee is deeply disturbed and outraged by the incident of racial profiling, carding, and harassment of a Black student and the involvement of Protection Services on campus last week. We condemn the actions of the Protections Services members who harassed and handcuffed Jamal Koulmiye-Boyce in the strongest possible terms. Please find a letter written by the APUO Black, Indigenous and People of colour (BIPOC) caucus about the incident here. The APUO BIPOC caucus is a…

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