Condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the plane crash in Iran
January 09, 2020
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) would like to extend its deepest sympathies and condolences to the 176 victims of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 which crashed as it departed from Iran en route to Ukraine on January 8, 2020.
Domestic violence: mobilizing employers and labour unions
December 10, 2019
Today ends this month’s national and global campaigns promoting solutions to fight gender-based violence, as well as domestic violence experienced by women.
Update on bedbugs in federal buildings
December 09, 2019
As you may know, either from personal experience or from the news, bed bugs were found in some federal buildings in Ottawa a few weeks ago. We’ve been keeping a close eye on this issue and have discussed it with other federal unions as well as with the federal government.
Remembering the Victims of the Polytechnique Tragedy and Taking Action to Save Lives
December 06, 2019
Today, we remember the 14 women who were murdered in extremely violent circumstances at the École Polytechnique de Montréal 30 years ago. We at CAPE want to honor them by reaffirming our commitment to help prevent violence against women and to protect and support women at risk, where we can.
Voting results 2019
November 29, 2019
From November 14 to November 28, members were asked to review and vote on CAPE National Executive Committee business: the annual budget; audited financial statements; appointed auditors; and a resolution.
A conversation with Movember Canada’s Todd Minerson
November 27, 2019
Movember is better known as the month-long campaign ran each year around the world throughout all of November to raise awareness of men’s health, focusing on issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) interviewed Movember’s Canada Country Director, Todd Minerson.
Voting period from November 14 to 28
November 14, 2019
Pursuant to CAPE’s Constitution and Bylaws, all members in good standing will be asked to vote on the resolution being put forward, to approve the budget, th Association’s financial statements and to approve the choice of the auditing firm that will be auditing the Association’s financial statements.
Update on EC & TR Retro Pay Complaint
October 22, 2019
On January 15, 2018, CAPE filed an “unfair labour practice complaint” to the Federal Public Service Staff Relations and Employment Board (FPSLREB) alleging that the Treasury Board had failed to implement the EC and TR retro payments within the 150-day implementation deadline of October 21, 2017.
CAPE and Translation Bureau meet to discuss artificial intelligence
September 17, 2019
In recent weeks, CAPE has been meeting with members of the Translation Bureau’s leadership team to discuss artificial intelligence (AI). CAPE has been particularly interested in understanding their intentions around translation technology.
CAPE Parliamentary Budget Officer group vote in favor of a new collective agreement
July 24, 2019
Ottawa - The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) announced today that members at the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (OPBO) voted in favor of a new collective agreement.
CAPE’s Translation group vote in favor of a new collective agreement
July 18, 2019
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) announced today that the Translation (TR) group, which includes interpreters, translators and terminologists part of the federal public service, voted in favor of a new collective agreement.
CAPE’s Economics and Social Science Services group vote in favor of a new collective agreement
July 18, 2019
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) announced today that the Economics and Social Science Services group ⎯ also known in the federal public service as the EC professional group, voted in favor of a new collective agreement.
PRESS RELEASE: CAPE reaches tentative collective agreement with the Library of Parliament
July 12, 2019
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) announced that a tentative agreement has been reached with the Library of Parliament (LoP).
Submit your resolutions!
July 03, 2019
The Elections and Resolutions Committee is issuing a call to all CAPE members to, should they so choose, submit resolutions to be voted on by the membership at this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on November 14, 2019. As there are no vacancies on the National Executive Committee this year, no by-elections will be held, and consequently no call for candidates will be made.
- EC & TR tentative agreements: time to vote! June 28, 2019
CAPE reaches agreement with Treasury Board on special provisions for RCMP Civilian Members
June 27, 2019
Ottawa – The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) announced today that an agreement has been reached with the Treasury Board Secretariat to add to the EC and TR collective agreements special provisions for the integration of ESS and TRL civilian members of the RCMP into the federal public service.
VIDEO: Special Membership Meeting - EC Collective Agreement
June 26, 2019
On June 20, 2019, CAPE President, Greg Phillips, addressed the members during a special membership meeting held in Ottawa to discuss the details of the tentative EC collective agreement.
CAPE signs Phoenix Damage Agreement with Employer
June 26, 2019
On Wednesday June 12, 2019, the Canadian Association of Professional Employees signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Employer regarding the damages incurred by the Phoenix pay system.
Clarifications around the ESS & TRL transition MOU
June 19, 2019
Find below clarifications around the transition MOU for ESS and TRL RCMP Civilian Members, especially regarding the EC and TR tentative agreements currently on the table.
Public servants are the pillars of our government
June 13, 2019
Everyday, Canadians go about their lives, many unaware of the efforts and energy deployed to ensure government services run smoothly and effectively. Yet, the stability of our government and the quality of the services it offers depend on the work of thousand of public servants. This Public Service Week, we ⎯ at the Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE), invite you to acknowledge and celebrate them with us.