Professionals Building Better Communities. 

The Civic Institute of Professional Personnel (CIPP) is the union for municipal professionals in the Ottawa region. We advocate for our members and for the kind of communities we know we can have – safe, fair, and thriving.

Latest News

Register Now: 2022 Bargaining Consultations

September 20, 2022

We are getting ready for the next round of bargaining with the City of Ottawa.  The current collective agreement expires

CIPP 2022 Bargaining Survey

September 13, 2022

CIPP members have now received our 2022 Bargaining Survey by email. 

OPH Immunization Unit: Hours of Work

August 26, 2022

We have reached an agreement on Hours of Work for members working in or supporting COVID-19 immunization clinics.

We need you to continue to keep us informed. Let us know how COVID-19 safety is being addressed or not addressed in your workplace.  

What We Do

CIPP members are the professionals who work for the people of Ottawa. Through collective bargaining, representation, and advocacy, CIPP works for its members so they can focus on the work they are passionate about. We are committed to our members, our community, and to quality public services.


CIPP advocates for our members and the communities they serve.


Our labour relations staff help our members navigate a wide range of workplace issues. From questions about your collective agreement to human rights and workplace health and safety, we are here to help.

Collective Bargaining

CIPP bargains with a member-first approach by including and listening to its members. Our negotiating teams are here to make sure our collective agreements reflect our members’ needs.