What happens on May 24 after the EC and TR collective agreements are signed?
May 11, 2017
The EC and TR collective agreements will be signed on May 24. What will be the impact on my pay?
Information on retroactive pay for EC and TR retirees
May 11, 2017
CAPE members who retired and were EC’s and TR’s during the retroactive period are entitled to retroactive pay and a recalculation of severance pay and pension.
Join the LoP Collective Bargaining Committee
May 09, 2017
The process towards the renewal of the collective agreement of CAPE members at the Library of Parliament starts now with the creation of the LoP Collective Bargaining Committee (CBC).
EC and TR collective agreements to be signed on May 24.
May 04, 2017
It's official! Both the EC and TR collective agreements will be signed on May 24.
Federal public service unions react cautiously to the government working group on Phoenix
April 28, 2017
Representatives from several public service unions reacted cautiously to the creation on April 27 of a government working group to tackle the Phoenix pay system.
Changes to parental leave?
April 13, 2017
In the 2017 budget, the Liberal government announced plans to allow new parents greater flexibility over parental leave.
The Elections and Resolutions Committee is in need of TR and LoP volunteers!
April 06, 2017
Our National Executive Committee is the body responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities at CAPE. It’s made up of members just like you, who are elected by the membership. In order to perform its work, the NEC relies on input from a number of sub-committees made up of CAPE members who are interested in the life and future of their union. Of these, the Elections and Resolutions Committee is particularly in need of volunteers – especially from members in the TR and Library of Parliament groups – because it currently does not have the number of members required under the our constitution for the continued execution of its mandate.
Collective agreements to be signed in May.
March 24, 2017
Now that the tentative agreements have been ratified by the EC and TR membership, the new collective agreements take effect once they are signed by both parties. We expect the collective agreements to be signed in May.
2017 federal budget
March 22, 2017
The government unveiled its 2017 budget earlier today, promising to create jobs and strengthen the middle class. The budget proposes modest investments in public services and policies aimed at closing the gender pay gap. What’s missing from the budget, however, is any mention of the Phoenix pay problems plaguing Canada’s public service employees.
CAPE members ratify tentative agreements and endorse their president
March 13, 2017
In a vote on a number of issues concerning their terms and conditions of employment and the future of their union, 2,971 members of CAPE cast ballots to approve the tentative agreement with Treasury Board for the EC and TR groups; they have also expressed their confidence in the president of the union.
March 01, 2017
As part of our series of articles on the agreement in principle reached at the EC table, let’s now take a look at the new professional integrity clause, which might also be informally referred to as the “fearless advice clause.”
CAPE calls for more government action on Phoenix
February 24, 2017
A year later, we're still waiting for this Phoenix's rebirth.
Memorandum of agreement in support of employee wellness
February 17, 2017
As part of our series of articles on the agreement in principle reached at the EC table, let’s now take a look at the sick leave plan.
Translation Bureau: concrete commitments from Minister Foote
February 09, 2017
During her appearance before the House of Commons standing committee on official languages on February 9, the Hon. Judy Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, made some firm commitments regarding the future of the Translation Bureau.
Phoenix and your income tax
February 09, 2017
If you’re starting collect all the documents you’ll need to prepare your tax return, you may be wondering about the tax implications of the various Phoenix payroll problems.
EC Group: Economic increases – clarification and context
February 06, 2017
Many of you have asked us: “Why are there two wage increases in 2016?” The answer is relatively simple. The employer had set a cap on the economic increases it was prepared to grant – specifically, 1.25% per year or 5% over the life of the agreement.
Voting is changing at CAPE
February 06, 2017
This year, voting is changing for the better. Instead of receiving a ballot by email, members will be able to log in to our secure member portal. You can already register by going to our secure member portal.
Other important achievements in the EC tentative agreement
February 02, 2017
In addition to the details published on January 26, here are some of the improvements included in the new collective agreement, should members ratify the tentative agreement.
Fingerprinting in the public service
February 01, 2017
On February 1, 2017, Public Service and Procurement Canada will launch the new mandatory electronic fingerprint requirement, which will require mandatory fingerprints for all new personnel security screening (reliability status) or clearance (secret or top secret) requests.
CAPE reaches a tentative agreement with Treasury Board at the EC table
January 26, 2017
During this week’s mediation session with Treasury Board, the CAPE EC bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with the employer which includes yearly economic increases similar to those negotiated at other bargaining tables, an economic adjustment for 2016, a memorandum of agreement on supporting employee wellness, and a new clause to protect the professional integrity of employees.