Mediation tentatively set for the EC group at the end of January
January 10, 2017
CAPE was in contact with the mediator appointed by the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board, Tom Clairmont, in order to find a date for mediation. We will confirm the dates once know when the Employer is available to meet but we are hopeful that it can be before the end of January.
CAPE agrees to mediation
December 22, 2016
Following the decision earlier this week by the EC bargaining to declare an impasse and go into binding conciliation, senior representatives of CAPE and Treasury Board had a telephone conversation today to explore how to resume the negotiation. At the end of the conversation, it was agreed by both parties to use mediation as to get to a negotiated agreement.
CAPE has declared an impasse at the EC table. Here’s why.
December 21, 2016
The unanimous decision by members of the EC negotiating team on Tuesday to declare an impasse and apply for binding conciliation was not an easy one. The team members were frustrated by the Employer’s unwillingness to offer similar pay increases offered to comparable groups in the federal public service; that is why they made that decision. Here are the detailed reasons.
Impasse reached at the EC table: CAPE will request third party binding conciliation
December 20, 2016
At the end of a frustrating day of bargaining with the Employer, the CAPE EC bargaining team has unanimously decided to request third party binding conciliation to resolve the outstanding issues in the current round of negotiations.