On Monday, May 9, 2016 the members of the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) ratified their new collective agreement. The new deal is for two years. The deal passed with 96.7 per cent of voting members in favour. The leadership of APUO expressed their thanks to the membership “for the strong […]

On April 25, 2016, the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) reached a tentative deal with their employer. The APUO released the following statement on their website : We are happy to report that we have been able to reach a deal with the employer. The agreement was reached at the end of […]

On August 29, 2013, the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) ratified their new collective agreement, with 98 per cent voting in favour of the deal. Following the ratification, the APUO sent this message to their membership: We wish to thank our members for the strong and continued support given to us […]

The Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) have reached a tentative agreement with the administration of the University of Ottawa. After a difficult round of bargaining, and exceptional mobilization and support of APUO’s membership, the tentative deal was reached on August 4, 2013. The proposed deal contains solid improvements for benefits and salary, […]

Collective bargaining continues at Ontario’s universities, with seven faculty associations currently at the table. Two of these associations (Brescia and UOIT Teaching Stream faculty) are negotiating their first contract. Two more associations are preparing to begin bargaining soon. At UOIT, appropriate permanency/continuing employment provisions for teaching stream faculty remains an issue. At Ottawa, the faculty association […]

Today, OCUFA released new poll findings on public attitudes towards higher education and austerity in Ontario’s Ottawa region. Presented at a news conference at the University of Ottawa, the results indicate that Eastern Ontarians do not want the government’s deficit-cutting agenda to compromise the quality of university education in Ontario. Other key findings include: 72 […]

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013, OCUFA will be co-presenting a town hall discussion on austerity and higher education. We invite all Ottawa-area students, staff, and faculty to join us for an evening of discussion and analysis. Speakers include: David Macdonald – Senior Economist, The Canadian Centre For Policy Alternatives Prof. Tyler Chamberlin – Assistant Professor, […]