The Liberals unveiled their 2018 federal budget earlier today, which slates half a billion dollars towards addressing Phoenix pay problems. The budget also proposes a number of policy proposals aimed at achieving greater gender equality.
Each year, Canadians wear pink on the last Wednesday in February to take a stand against bullying. CAPE invites all its members to don a pink shirt on February 28 and show their support for a harassment-free society.
As the second anniversary of the launch of the Phoenix pay system approaches, 17 unions representing over 225,000 federal public service workers have sent a joint letter of demands to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The unions are asking the Prime Minister to deliver a plan to work with federal government employees to rebuild a pay roll system that will pay them accurately and on time – every time.
Treasury Board cancelled the meeting just two days before the scheduled date.
Wednesday night, members of the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance heard from CAPE and other public service unions about public servants’ experiences with the Phoenix pay system.
Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present.
CAPE has now filed a complaint to the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board to contest the employer’s clear violation of the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act.
It is with great pleasure and honour that I now begin my three-year term as your President, working for CAPE members along with our new National Executive Committee.
Were you overpaid by the Phoenix pay system in 2017? You have until January 19, 2018 to report an overpayment to the government.
From December 11 to December 20, members were asked to review and vote on CAPE National Executive Committee business: the annual budget; audited financial statements; appointed auditors; and resolutions.