Dear members, According to its audited financial statements, our university is reporting a financial surplus of $41.7 million for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. This surplus,... 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 members, Over the last number of years, the APUO has consistently sought to prioritize equity issues in our collective bargaining and, most recently, in the negotiation of... read more
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
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: