Early studies demonstrate there are benefits to being vaccinated against COVID-19 including, preventing severe illness, hospitalization, and death from the virus. As we... read more
Welcome to the APUO!
Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa
Welcome to APUO
The Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) is a professional association and certified union, bargaining and representing 1,311 full-time professors, librarians, language teachers, and Continuing Special Appointments Professors (CSAP). The general objective of the Association is to promote the interests and welfare of its members through collective bargaining and other appropriate means.
Dear APUO members, The results of the ratification vote are as follows: 539 YES and 39 NO. The tentative settlement has therefore been supported by 93% of the members who... read more
Table of Contents: Promotion and Tenure Applications Recording Courses Fall 2021 Course Syllabi Grievance Team Inter-Union Campaign on the Bimodal Teaching Format Dear members, It... read more
Letters of Understanding – COVID-19
The APUO has successfully signed Letters of Understanding (LOUs) with the Central Administration to protect the interests of its members during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the LOUs currently in effect:
- the use of the PER for retiring members during the COVID-19 period
- promotion and tenure, and continuing appointment procedures during the COVID-19 period
- COVID-19 Performance Assessment of Members
- COVID-19 Impact on Course Development and Delivery
- student evaluation of teaching during the COVID-19 period
Letter of Understanding for the Fall 2021 term: