Liberal Party would repeal Bills C-377 and C-525
April 22, 2015
The Liberal Party of Canada leader Justin Trudeau informed CAPE that his party, if it were to form the next government, would scrap Bill C-377 and repeal Bill C‑525.
Bill C-51 could compromise freedom of expression
April 10, 2015
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) believes that the federal government’s proposed Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 (Bill C-51), in its present form, could lead authorities to suppress demonstrations and activities protesting government policies, thereby restricting the freedom of expression rights of Canadians.
Mobilization Bulletin, Volume 1, No. 3 – April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015
- Why are we mobilizing?
- Survey of CAPE members: "I can't afford to strike"
- Survey of CAPE members: "We will not be able to force the government to back down"
- Survey of CAPE members: "I don't know enough about how a strike would work"
- Mobilize with us every 19th
- The Supreme Court rules that the right to strike is an essential part of the right to free collective bargaining
- Ottawa could save $20 billion per year in wages!
PSAC Treasury Board agreement on mental health a promising step forward
March 27, 2015
CAPE welcomes with great interest the announcement that the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and Treasury Board have agreed to establish a joint task force on mental health in the workplace.
Mobilization News, Volume 1, No. 2 – March 13, 2015
March 16, 2015
In this issue:
- The Conservatives are challenging public servants to strike
- We hear you! Your thoughts on a possible strike vote
- Can you afford to lose a week’s pay each year?
- February 19 demonstration and solidarity march
- Discussing at the table the priority issues identified by CAPE members
- We need your personal email address
- The 2013 PAFSO strike: successes and lessons learned
Acting negotiator named for the EC and TR Groups
March 13, 2015
Lionel Dionne will assume the Bargaining function for EC and TR, until September, following the Executive Director of Policy’s departure.
Mr. Dionne was the chief researcher at both tables since the beginning of bargaining and CAPE therefore secures a great degree of continuity.
New negotiator for EC and TR tables
March 06, 2015
In consultation with the EC and TR bargaining committees CAPE has proceeded with interim measures to replace its negotiator who will be leaving the Association on March 17. During the next few weeks, and before the Association is scheduled to meet with the Employer at the bargaining table - again in consultation with the bargaining committees - the Association will decide on a more permanent replacement. We wish to reassure CAPE members that the Association, with the support of its members and employees, will continue to provide the same quality of service that it has provided in the past.
Mobilization News, Volume 1, No. 1 – February 4, 2015
February 04, 2015
In this issue
- Day of action for public service employees March 19, 2015
- Personal contact information: Indispensable!
- Activities in the Locals. CAPE members on the move
- Share your ideas
- Democracy School: A worthwhile exercise
- CAPE President is meeting with members
- Locals target members and Rands
The right to strike is an essential part of the right to free collective bargaining
February 02, 2015
CAPE is pleased with the Supreme Court of Canada’s January 30 decision recognizing that the right to strike is an essential part of a meaningful collective bargaining process. The Court ruling means this right is now protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights.
Survey of EC and TR members
January 28, 2015
If you are a member of the EC or TR group, you have until February 6 to respond to a brief survey on the current round of bargaining, which was sent to you by email on January 21. The object of the survey is to collect your thoughts on possible mobilization and job action activities in which you could be asked to participate.
The first blog of our new President
January 16, 2015
The first blog of Emmanuelle Tremblay as CAPE President. Read and share.
CAPE members have access to ServicePlus
December 01, 2014
ServicePlus, YOUR new membership services program, exclusively for members of CAPE.
CAPE withdraws policy grievance concerning implementation of the alternation process
November 27, 2014
The grievance, the purpose of which was to ensure that these persons were afforded the opportunity to avail themselves of the measures set out in the Work Force Adjustment Directive, was therefore rendered void and consequently withdrawn by CAPE on November 6, 2014.
Bargaining Updates - 2014
November 26, 2014
Updates from the 2014 bargaining round.
Results of the presidential vote
November 25, 2014
The results of the 2014 CAPE Presidential vote.
Emmanuelle Tremblay elected as CAPE President
November 25, 2014
The members of the Canadian Association of Professional Employees elected a new President: Emmanuelle Tremblay. The President’s three-year term will begin January 1, 2015.
Call for volunteers for CAPE Committees
November 13, 2014
All Regular and Pending Members may volunteer and be eligible for membership on any Committee established by the Association or the National Executive Committee (NEC) except where membership is restricted to National Executive Committee members.
Additional information about the members’ vote
November 07, 2014
The critical moment in CAPE’s democratic process has arrived: the election ballots have been sent to the members, and the vote is now under way.
Support healthy workplaces
November 06, 2014
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) has launched a petition through which members and the public can express their support for preserving and improving collective agreement provisions that ensure healthy workplaces for public servants. Add your name!
Survey for workers aged 45 years and older
November 05, 2014
A University of Ottawa communication and psychology research group is conducting a survey to better understand the needs and concerns of Canadian workers aged 45 years and older. As these workers constitute the largest component of the Canadian workforce, it is important to understand their relations with younger generations of workers as well as their general sense of well-being. You are invited to participate in this study at your earliest convenience.