Today we reflect on World Day for Safety and Health at Work, as well as the National Day of Mourning for those who have lost their lives at the workplace.
On Friday, April 22, CAPE President Greg Phillips met with Bloc Québécois party whip Claude DeBellefeuille, also a member of the Board of Internal Economy, and Mario Beaulieu, Official Languages critic and Vice-Chair, Standing Committee on Official Languages, to review CAPE’s proposed solutions.
Following policy grievances filed by the Public Service Alliance of Canada against the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS), an arbitration board ruled that the TBS could not force employees to exhaust all their other leave options before using the Code 699 leave for COVID-19-related reasons.
Your bargaining team met with the Employer’s team on April 19, 20 and 21. The parties reached agreement on a few issues. They also continued to submit their respective proposals. We are now moving on to more substantive issues.
National Volunteer Week is about celebrating and expressing gratitude to all those who give their personal time towards supporting an important cause, be it kids’ sports teams, neighbourhood groups, vulnerable communities, refugees settling in our country or other causes. Volunteering is empathy in action, and we have proven to have plenty of it!
CAPE has been informed by the Treasury Board Secretariat that the COVID-19 temporary administrative measures for the Public Service Dental Care Plan (PSFCP) and the Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan (PDSP) will be ending on March 31, 2023.
In addition to our recent updates about the MOU regarding the automatic payment of excess leave and the interpretive aids for EC and TR members, we wanted to inform you that the Treasury Board Secretariat’s Chief Human Resources Officer has approved a new exception.
CAPE's review of the 2022 federal budget
CAPE recognizes the importance of caring for our environment and the necessity to support collective and individual actions to reduce environmental degradation and global warming. Furthermore, we recognize that climate and environmental risks produce risks to health and life itself.
Today and all year long, CAPE stands firm in reiterating its support and is taking a moment to celebrate their resilience and achievements.