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

CIPP members express Concern for Gaza and the Impact in their Workplaces

May 31, 2024

Many CIPP members have reached out to the union about the ongoing attacks on Gaza and Palestine by Israel.

CIPP News / Nouvelles de l'IPPM

2024 Arbitration Decision on Collective Agreement with the City of Ottawa

April 12, 2024

The arbitrator has now made their decision and we have received the final and binding new collective agreement. 

Seeking highly skilled labour relations professional to provide excellent representation services .

Join the CIPP Staff Team!

April 2, 2024

Join the union that represents Ottawa’s municipal public service professionals! The Civic Institute of Professional Personnel (CIPP) is looking for

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.