Labour Day 2022

Celebrating workers and unions is about celebrating the collective gains and accomplishments we have earned over the last many decades.

CAPE at the Capital Pride Parade

I would like to thank all those who were able to join us in the Capital Pride Parade on August 28. After a two-year absence due to the pandemic, we finally returned! Joining up with many other unions, our members, staff and leadership from CAPE marched alongside groups representing the Ottawa and District Labour Council (ODLC) and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), of which we are an affiliate.

Public Service Pride Week 2022

On behalf of everyone at the Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE), we wish you a Happy Public Service Pride Week, and for those in the National Capital Region, Happy Capital Pride.

LoP Bargaining Update

We are pleased to inform you that negotiations have begun for the renewal of the LoP collective agreement which expired on June 16, 2022.

Update on Interpreter’s Health and Safety – Labour Program’s decision

Following the health and safety complaint instigated by CAPE in April this year on behalf of its members working as Interpreters, the Labour Program of ESDC (formerly Labour Canada) has recognized that the current working conditions of the interpreters working at the House of Commons do not meet the health and safety requirements under the health and safety provisions of the Canada Labour Code.

Update on PSHCP: Tentative agreement reached

After years of negotiations, a new tentative agreement has been reached with the Employer to update the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP). The tentative agreement is being presented to Treasury Board for ratification shortly.

CAPE calls for suspension of return to office

With the announcements by Public Health Officials in the Federal, Ontario and Quebec jurisdictions confirming that we are entering a seventh wave of COVID-19 infections, CAPE has made a request to the Treasury Board Secretariat that all return to office plans be immediately suspended until the situation improves.

2022 CAPE Budget Ratification Vote Results

Following the Membership Budget Meeting that was held on May 5, 2022, all members in good standing were invited to vote on CAPE's 2022 budget from June 20th to July 4th. Here are the results.