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Election to the Board of Directors

At the December 4, 2019 Annual General Membership Meeting, three positions on the Board of Directors are up for election. In order to set up and configure the voting system, nominations had to be received before November 28, […]

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Nominations received for the Board of Directors

At the December 4, 2019 Annual General Membership Meeting, three positions on the Board of Directors are up for election. In order to set up and configure the voting system, nominations had to be received before November 28, […]

Look back at the (in)visible Conference

The APTPUO organized the (in)visible conference October 25 & 26, 2019. Close to one hundred participants were united over the two day event. We can truly say the event was a success! An event to repeat! During these […]

The (in)visible conference

The APTPUO conference, (in)visible: the Lived Realities of Contract Faculty, is held on campus October 25 and 26. You can register here. Complete program The complete program in print format can be found here. If you intend to print […]

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Video: Interview with Jamie Brownlee

Professor Jamie Brownlee shares his thoughts on the status of higher education in Canada today. Celebrated author of Academia, Inc., Professor Brownlee’s reflections are particularly valuable to contract faculty in terms of explaining how the academic class system […]

(in)visible Conference Registration is Open!

Register for this free two day event. Get active in your union. Learn more about the neoliberal University and its impact on our work. As a result, mobilize and push back with ideas, actions, and words. Register for […]

Keynote Speaker

Jamie Brownlee is a contract professor at Carleton University and the author of Academia, Inc.: How Corporatization is Transforming Canadian Universities (Fernwood 2015) and Ruling Canada: Corporate Cohesion and Democracy (Fernwood 2005). He is also co-editor of Corporatizing […]

Job posting notification system

In the most recent round of bargaining, we obtained a new posting notification system for APTPUO members. The University of Ottawa Hiring Management System (UOHMS) now provides APTPUO members with the opportunity to sign up for e-mail alerts […]

Possibility of a strike at uOttawa

The University of Ottawa and the Association of Part-Time Professors (APTPUO) are in the process of negotiating a first collective agreement for part-time professors who teach language courses at the Official Languages and Bilingualism ​​Institute (OLBI) and the […]

Call for proposals

To be held October 25-26, 2019 at the University of Ottawa. The APTPUO academic conference allows part-time professors to present their research to a diverse audience and hear keynote lectures by renowned speakers. This year’s theme will consider visibility and […]

A first collective agreement for the Faculty of Law

January 28 of this year, all members of the Faculty of Law were included in the main collective agreement of the Association. However, the employer wanted to negotiate some particularities specific to the Faculty of Law, including the […]

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Tentative Agreement Ratified

We are pleased to announce that the members voted 84% in favour of the ratification of the tentative agreement. As such, the collective agreement that governs the present term covers the three-year period from September 1, 2018 through to August 31, 2021. The […]