Canadian Office and Professional
Employees Union Local 527
WELCOME TO COPE LOCAL 527
The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE), represents approximately 34,000 members across Canada in both the public and private sector. COPE Local 527 is a chartered union under the Canadian Labour Congress and is affiliated with the Ontario Federation of Labour and Hamilton and District Labour Council.
COPE Local 527 represents over 600 Educational Assistants, Child and Youth Workers and Communication Disorders Assistants. Our members support the developmental, social, emotional, physical and educational needs of children with special needs. Our members work at 120 schools throughout the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.