As we recognize Orange Shirt Day and the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation today, we ask that CAPE members use this opportunity to reflect on the tragic legacy and true history of Indigenous residential schools.
Your Collective Bargaining Team met with the employer’s bargaining team on October 6 for the purpose of continuing negotiations that started on August 4.
Your TR Collective Bargaining Committee will soon be resuming its activities You should all have received an invitation to the pre-bargaining survey. It is very important to…
In 2020, the untimely death of Joyce Echaquan, a 37-year-old Atikamekw mother of seven, was a shocking and tragic reminder of the long line of mistreatment and systemic racism against Indigenous people in public institutions.
The concept of gender has been continuously evolving and expanded definitions eventually caught up with the Canadian federal public service. For example, since 2017, the Federal Public Service Employee Survey allows for respondents to chose ‘gender diverse’ as an identity option.
This spring, CAPE issued a call for volunteers for the OPBO Collective Bargaining Committee. We received three applications, and all were approved by the National Executive Committee to form the Collective Bargaining Committee for the 2021 round of collective bargaining.
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.
In the lead-up to the federal election to be held on Monday, September 20, CAPE reached out to all five political parties represented in Parliament with questions related to federal public service employees, and most relevant to our members specifically.
Pride Week is a time of celebration, action, and reflection. Every year, the Pride movement invites all of us to consider our role in supporting the advancement of diversity and inclusion for LGBTQ2+ communities by taking concrete, positive action and showing our support.
On August 13, 2021, the Federal Government announced a policy of mandatory vaccination for federal public service employees. As the country enters a fourth wave of the pandemic and…