Sick leave injunction hearing scheduled for October 29
August 21, 2015
The motion requesting an injunction to prevent the government from implementing its new sick leave plan will be heard in Ontario Superior Court on October 29.
Stewards and Local Leaders training -French - Fall 2015
August 19, 2015
CAPE is organizing training in French for local leaders and stewards from September 28 to October 2, 2015 at our offices. English courses are scheduled for the week of November 16th, corresponding with the week of the Annual General Meeting. Here are the details for the French courses:
September 28-29: Basic Stewards' Training.
September 30: Know Your Collective Agreement.
October 1-2: Stewards’ Training: Intermediate training.
August 9 - International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
August 09, 2015
Each year, August 9 is commemorated as World Indigenous Day. Across the globe, and here at home, indigenous people are grappling with the effects of industrialized societies’ encroachment on their land. For tribal people especially, the denial of their land is a denial of their basic human rights, because all too often it can spell cultural genocide.
Election for an EC Director
July 30, 2015
If you want to play a more active role in your union and shape its future, there is currently an opening for an EC director on the National Executive Committee. Here are the rules governing the election of a member to this post. Please note that interested members must file their nomination papers no later than September 1.