CAPE meets Translation Bureau’s new CEO

Issues of importance to TR members were the focus of an introductory meeting between the Canadian Association of Professional Employees and the new chief executive officer of the Translation Bureau last month.

CAPE advocates for its members at CLC Lobby Day

For the first time since becoming a Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) affiliate in 2021, the Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) sent a delegation to the CLC Lobby Day.

TR Negotiations: A New Tone in 2023?

As mentioned in our previous message, we met with the Employer and the mediator on February 7 and 8, and for an additional half day on the 9th.

EC February Bargaining Update

We would like to share with you a quick update since the last one in December. CAPE met with the Employer for a mediation session on February 3. The parties were able to discuss and agree on a few outstanding issues.

Updated COVID-19 Guidance from the Employer

CAPE has been informed of an update to the COVID-19 guidance from the Employer which has been posted to their website. Please note that CAPE and other bargaining agents were not consulted on these changes. If you have any questions, please see your manager.

Translation Bureau failed its interpreters, ordered by Labour Program to take immediate corrective action

The Labour Program ordered the Translation Bureau to take immediate action following its failure to protect the health and safety of its interpreters during online and hybrid meetings. The orders were released on February 1, 2023, almost exactly a year after the Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) filed a formal complaint on behalf of federal interpreters, whom it represents.

Call for Expression of Interest #1

Call for Expression of Interest #1: Data Collection – Government Relations – Advocacy Training and Campaign – Member engagement and communication Theme: Impacts of Return-to-Office (RTO) on equity groups within the federal government