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AMAPCEO News & Updates

Published: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Update

Members on contract receive update at October virtual town hall

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AMAPCEO members with fixed-term, temporary, or contract status gathered virtually earlier this month for a town hall covering a wide rang

Published: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Update

Disability Caucus Chair Elizabeth Janz talks priorities for the year and getting involved in AMAPCEO in new Q&A

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Samara Carroll, Labour Relations Specialist and one of the staff supports for the union’s equity caucuses, recently

Published: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Update

Long-time AMAPCEO activist Domenic Fragale retiring

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Domenic Fragale, a long-time AMAPCEO member and activist from Toronto, will be leaving the OPS to enjoy his retirement as of November 1,

Published: Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Update

Outgoing LGBTQ+ Caucus Chair Patrick Roncal leaving AMAPCEO; call for new Chair now open

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Active AMAPCEO member and outgoing LGBTQ+ Caucus Chair Patrick Roncal has taken an excluded position within the OPS and will be leaving t

Published: Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Update

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2021

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AMAPCEO is pleased to learn that the OPS Employer has chosen to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 20

Published: Thursday, August 19, 2021 Update

Union calls for mandatory testing for unvaccinated professionals returning to gov’t workplaces

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AMAPCEO, the union representing more than 14,000 professionals in the Ontario Public Service (OPS), is advocating for more vaccination an

President's Message

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 President's Message

Commemoration and reflection on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

President Dave Bulmer

If you need someone to talk to today, the National Indian Residential School Crisis Line is 1 (866) 925-4419. AMAPCEO members can access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program, which also offers 24 hour support.

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Newsletters

AMAPCEO circulates relevant news and updates to members on a regular basis in both hardcopy and electronic forms. If you've signed up for an AMAPCEO membership, your Member News e-blast will be sent to your personal e-mail address. You can also read through current and past AMAPCEO print newsletters in PDF format below. 


Campaigns

Ontario's Professional Employees at Work

Learn more about some of AMAPCEO's members through our public awareness campaign.

Tom - I make science more accessible  Jennifer - I plan so students succeed  Samantha - I make our communities more inclusive  Sarah - I plan so everyone can participate

Solidarity Pact with OPSEU and PEGO

In April 2014, AMAPCEO signed a solidarity pact with the Ontario Public Sector Employees' Union (OPSEU) and the Professional Engineers Government of Ontario (PEGO) to protect public services in Ontario and to ensure good jobs, fair contracts, liveable wages and decent benefits for employees, retirees and our families. The pledge is a commitment to:

  • Defending the importance of keeping Ontario's services public;
  • Advancing the social, economic and general welfare of all employees in the OPS;
  • Supporting each other in protecting the provisions of our collective agreements;
  • Protecting the long-term viability of the OPS;
  • Establishing strong working relationships with all OPS labour unions and associations;
  • Acting to defend and protect the civil rights and liberties of employees and protect the rights and freedoms of trade unions in Ontario.

Solidarity

On behalf of the membership, the Board of Directors passes solidarity motions and takes action to support public services and public service workers around the province.

We know that solidarity makes a difference and it matters! Our combined efforts, letters and workplace actions can help to support other unions and labour associations to take on the government’s proposed austerity cuts. Solidarity movements show our commitment to protecting our rights as workers and the strength of our collective agreements.

If you know of a labour action that AMAPCEO should support, please contact the President, Dave Bulmer, via email at president@amapceo.on.ca.