Mediation begins for the TR group
Your representatives, the research team and the negotiator spent October 24, 25 and 26 at the offices of the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board.
CAPE calls on Translation Bureau to take immediate action after interpreter sent to hospital following workplace injury
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) calls on the Translation Bureau to immediately interrupt all parliamentary meetings deemed unsafe to interpreters after a freelance interpreter had to be transported to hospital by ambulance following exposure to dangerous levels of toxic sound during a meeting yesterday.
Update on PSHCP – modernized plan approved
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.
TR Collective Bargaining Fall Update
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.
LoP Collective Bargaining Fall Update
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
EC Collective Bargaining Fall Update
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.
CAPE presses House of Commons to keep interpreters’ safety top of mind amid hybrid work discussions
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.
Path to Reconciliation
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.
CAPE Survey: Federal Government’s Return-to-Office Poorly Managed, Flawed, Unpopular
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.
TR General Elections: Call for Nominations
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.