The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) announced today that a tentative agreement has been reached with the Treasury Board Secretariat for the Economics and Social Science Services group, also known in the federal public sector as the EC group.
As you know, on May 5 I was designated by the National Executive Committee (NEC) to serve as your president until the current term is up on December 31, 2023, and I wanted to reach out to introduce myself.
The Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) met with Treasury Board leadership to discuss interpreters’ health and safety, and racism against Black federal employees – and the ongoing push for permanent solutions.
The Association remains deeply committed to keeping the focus on its membership, and making sure it meets its objectives for the year.
CAPE is excited to invite you to sign-up for its Summer 2023 Steward Training.
CAPE wishes to congratulate the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) on having reached a tentative deal for its Treasury Board group members. PSAC’s Canada Revenue Agency members are still on strike and awaiting a tentative agreement.
Mental Health Week is a great opportunity to remember that mental health is an essential aspect of an individual's wellbeing and is just as important as our physical health. We are all at risk of being affected by a mental illness at one time or another, which is why we must not only address the issue appropriately, but also eliminate any judgment or stigma around it.
Every worker should feel confident and capable in their job – and no one should ever have to question or fear for their safety.
The TR bargaining team met again with the Employer and the mediator on March 21, 22 and 23. The tone was civil, and the Employer submitted updated versions of its offers on the two remaining contentious issues: remote simultaneous interpretation and wages.
On Tuesday, March 28, the Liberal government unveiled its 2023 federal budget which proposes several policy proposals aimed at improving the lives of Canadians.