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Raising awareness on mental health at the grassroots

Last week, executive members at Local 527 banded together to raise awareness of mental illness in the workplace. In the lobby of 90 Elgin in Ottawa, where many employees of Finance Canada and Treasury Board Secretariat work, this CAPE Local held an information booth to mark Mental Illness Awareness Week.

Annual General Meeting: Submit your resolutions by September 23

As a CAPE member, you have the ability to guide the leaders you elect and provide direction and ideas to make our union stronger. Resolutions are what empower our members at all levels to pave the way forward for our union – to decide to how we run our organization.

Official call for nominations: EC Directors

If you want to play a more active role in your union and shape its future, there is currently two openings for EC directors on the National Executive Committee. Here are the rules governing the election of a member to this post. Please note that interested members must file their nomination papers no later than September 1, 2016.

CAPE wins important decision concerning parliamentary translators’ terms and conditions of employment

In June 2015, despite the fact that collective bargaining for the renewal of the TR Collective Agreement was well under way, a manager with the Parliamentary Translation Directorate of the Translation Bureau unilaterally decided to alter the terms and conditions of employment of parliamentary translators. As a consequence of this decision, certain translators were deprived of pay supplements and of the choice of work schedules.