Liberal government’s response on the Translation Bureau
October 18, 2016
According to the CAPE, the Canadian government’s negative reaction to the recommendations of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Official Languages is not only disappointing, it is insulting.
Change in Translation Bureau management
October 14, 2016
CAPE believe that this change in Translation Bureau management presents the government with the ideal opportunity to adopt the recommendations made by CAPE to the Standing Committee on Official Languages, which were endorsed by that committee, and to change the Bureau’s mandate.
Raising awareness on mental health at the grassroots
October 12, 2016
Last week, executive members at Local 527 banded together to raise awareness of mental illness in the workplace. In the lobby of 90 Elgin in Ottawa, where many employees of Finance Canada and Treasury Board Secretariat work, this CAPE Local held an information booth to mark Mental Illness Awareness Week.
TR bargaining: Little progress at the bargaining table, but the employer is listening more closely
October 06, 2016
Following this week’s meetings with the Treasury Board and Translation Bureau representatives, the TR bargaining team is reporting that little progress has been made. The next meeting will be from November 15 to 17.