In a year when most federal public service employees are preparing to negotiate new collective agreements, International Workers’ Day on May 1 has taken on special significance.
CAPE and all Bargaining Agents members of the National Joint Council have come to an agreement with the government’s representatives at the Partners Committee on changes to the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP).
Treasury Board has announced that it will be adopting a performance assessment process for all employees. Inherent in this process will be the concept of shared responsibility between management and employees.
After obtaining several postponements, the employer now has until March 24, 2014, to submit its response to the Public Service Labour Relations Board (PSLRB) adjudicator in respect of the corrective action requested by CAPE.
In its most recent budget, the federal government announced a deficit reduction measure that would see it dip into the pockets of present and future retired public servants.
Press Release Budget Fails to Address Economic Inequalities and Takes Money Away From Retired Federal Employees
Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) President Claude Poirier was critical of the federal budget that was unveiled today in the House of Commons, labelling it a disappointment to Canadians who had hoped for a strong signal that the government intended to address the economic inequalities affecting Canadians.
Join thousands of Canadians who are telling their Members of Parliament to increase pension benefits under the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans.
Despite the present government’s resolutely anti-union rhetoric and its attempts to narrow the scope of union activities to only bargaining and representation, Canadians believe that unions play a positive role in Canadian society.
On January 13 CAPE issued a Budget Consultation Survey to all members.
Thousands of jobs are at stake and services to Canadians will once again be reduced.