The EC bargaining team has met with the employer on November 3rd and 4th for a mediation session.
Since our last meeting on June 22, CAPE's EC bargaining team and the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) have jointly submitted a request to proceed with the appointment of a mediator. In our last update, we highlighted that progress had been made on several important issues and that we would continue our discussions with the Employer regarding some of our key priorities including compensation, remote work and the right to disconnect.
CAPE’s EC bargaining team held intensive negotiation sessions with the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) over the months of May and June.
We are pleased to inform you that negotiations have begun for the renewal of the EC collective agreement due to expire on June 21, 2022.
CAPE has selected its 2022 EC Bargaining Team and served notice to Treasury Board to commence negotiations for a new EC group collective agreement.
The current collective agreement covering your terms and conditions of employment expires on June 21, 2022. CAPE will file a notice to bargain to commence negotiations toward a new agreement in early 2022.
This spring, CAPE issued a call for volunteers for the EC Collective Bargaining Committee. We have received many applications and the National Executive Committee has approved eighteen members and two alternates in the case the need arises.
It is already time to prepare for the next round of collective bargaining for the renewal of the collective agreement of CAPE members of the EC group which is set to expire on June 21, 2022.
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.