Coalition of Post-Secondary Workers of Ontario

A vital history of solidarity

Founded in 1974, the Coalition (formerly the Confederation of Ontario University Staff Associations & Unions) is an umbrella group of unionized and non-unionized staff organizations at Ontario universities. The membership includes administrative, clerical, professional and technical occupational groups.

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Our values

All member groups, despite differences of legal status, parent organization and approach, share the vision that Ontario university staff need a common vehicle to pool information and interact with government.

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Let's work together to create a better working environment for all Ontario non-academic university staff.

Our mission

The CPWO is an effective way for Ontario university staff to reach beyond their local employee-employer relationship and make an impact on the ultimate employer: government and the public.

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