First Demonstration against Sick Leave Changes
September 17, 2014
Several hundred members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, joined by members from other unions, including CAPE President Claude Poirier, held a demonstration in Ottawa on September 15 to protest against the government’s proposed changes to sick leave benefits.
Public Service Negotiations: Sick Leave
September 11, 2014
On September 10, Treasury Board tabled its proposal on sick leave and the implementation of an income replacement plan for employees who are absent for extended periods; the proposal was presented at all the negotiating tables of the Public Service Alliance of Canada. PSAC has published the government document and a press release outlining its reaction on its website. In short, PSAC believes that the purpose of the government proposal is to force employees to work when they are sick.
September 09, 2014
Date: September 9, 2014
Memo to: CAPE Membership
From: Elections and Resolutions Committee
Subject: Nominations for 2014
Response to The Ottawa Citizen August 10 Article
August 19, 2014
The Ottawa Citizen recently published an article titled Call for federal pension policy baffles experts. The Canadian Association of Professional Employees, because of its multiple interventions in the area of pensions, feels that it has to counter some of the statements contained in this article.