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College of Midwives of Ontario unionizes with AMAPCEO

Publish date: Thursday, December 08, 2022 update

Graphic showing a midwife assisting prenatal parents "We welcome staff of the College of Midwives of Ontario"

AMAPCEO is extremely proud to announce that the College of Midwives of Ontario has officially voted to form a union with AMAPCEO with an overwhelming majority.

The College of Midwives of Ontario is an incredibly important regulatory body that helps support the safety of birthing parents and infants by ensuring that members of the midwifery profession in Ontario are qualified, skilled, and competent.

“I want to congratulate the College of Midwives of Ontario on their decision, and to warmly welcome them to AMAPCEO,” said President Dave Bulmer. “The work they do is absolutely vital, and they deserve a strong union representing them in the workplace.”

The College of Midwives of Ontario is now the first unionized regulatory college in Ontario.

In joining AMAPCEO, the College of Midwives of Ontario is joining a union 15,000 professional employees strong that is dedicated to providing outstanding representation and other services to members.

In the coming weeks, AMAPCEO executive and staff will be contacting College of Midwives of Ontario employees regarding information and next steps for onboarding them into the union.

More about AMAPCEO and our Members: Established in 1992, AMAPCEO is a bargaining agent that represents 14,000 professional and supervisory public servants, most of whom work directly for the Government of Ontario in every ministry and in a number of agencies, boards and commissions; in 130 communities throughout Ontario and in 12 cities outside Canada. We also represent employees outside the Ontario Public Service in: the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario; the Ontario Arts Council; Ontario Health (Quality Unit); Public Health Ontario; the Waypoint Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene; and in the former Offices of the Ontario Child Advocate and the French Language Services Commissioner (now part of the Ontario Ombudsman).