Skip to main content

Media Centre

The Society of United Professionals is committed to sharing its expert knowledge and insight into current events related to energy, access to justice, labour and the communities in which our members live and work.
Quick facts


We are a member-led, democratic organization founded in 1944 by Ontario hydro workers seeking better working conditions


We are determined problem-solvers dedicated to supporting our members


We believe in working with employers in a respectful and mutually beneficial way to adapt to realities of today while defending our members’ jobs


Through our involvement in the community and the labour movement we fight for fairness – for our members and for all workers

Media Contact

Please direct press inquiries to:

Adam Chaleff
Staff Officer - Communicatons
Adam Chaleff

416-979-2709 x4011


Stylized, interlocking red U and P with the words 'Society of United Professionals'
Black & white
Stylized, interlocking red U and P


Please feel free to use these images with attribution to The Society of United Professionals.

President Scott Travers

Press releases

More press releases

COVID19: Legal Aid lawyers praise decision to move court appearances to remote access

COVID19: Legal Aid lawyers praise decision to move court appearances to remote access

Legal Aid Ontario lawyers represented by the Society of United Professionals praised...

Read more

Aboriginal Legal Services Employees Joined the Society

Employees of Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) are the newest group to unionize...

Read more

Society secures future of Saugeen Shores doctor recruitment program

As Saugeen Shores works to recruit a new doctor for the community,...

Read more

More publications

No Safe Harbour - Precarious Work and Professionals

The Society of United Professionals was proud to partner with the Canadian...

Read more

OEB Modernization Review Panel Submission

Ontario Energy Board Modernization Review Panel Submission

Read more

Long-term Energy Plan Submission

Long-term Energy Plan Submission, 2017

Read more