As per our update in August concerning the tentative agreement on the modernized Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP), CAPE would like to confirm that it has now indeed been approved.
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.
We wanted to provide you with an update on bargaining since our last update in August. On October 24, CAPE's LoP collective bargaining team will sit with the Employer's team to continue negotiations. Three more days of bargaining are scheduled for October 28, November 8 and 9. CAPE plans to submit its pay and compensation proposal on these dates
As we communicated previously, the TR group reached an impasse after four months of negotiations in June due to a near-total rejection of our proposals, unacceptable concessions sought by the Employer, notably on wage offer as well as a refusal to include provisions on remote interpretation in the collective agreement.
On Thursday, October 6th, the Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) testified before the House of Commons Procedure and House Affairs Committee (PROC) as part of its “Review of the virtual House of Commons hybrid proceedings for the House and its committees” study.
For a society to move forward and evolve, it is important to understand its history and the defining moments that shaped it. One of those defining moments for Canada is the tragic history of the Indigenous People and the residential schools.
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) publishes today the results of an extensive survey conducted with its members about the federal government’s return-to-office plans.
In accordance with CAPE Translation Bureau Local’s By-Laws, which provide for general elections of representatives in the fall of every even-numbered year, the Local Executive Committee hereby invites you to submit your candidacy for one of the following positions.
We need to improve and update labour laws and policies designed to advance equality for working women to keep up with an evolving work environment.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada and Sovereign, died today at the venerable age of 96. Her 70-year reign has established her as one of the most enduring and influential leaders of modern times.