Trashy's World: EC group at CAPE – pay attention!

The rest of you need not read further as you’ll have no idea what I am writing about. But for the ECs… Please vote and vote against the 3 resolutions we are being asked to consider. The radical leadership of our once moderate labour group wants nothing more than to introduce this “progressive” dues structure ...

Trashy's World: CAPE budget vote passes…

But with only 62% of the vote, it is hardly a landslide. These votes usually are in the 90’s in favour. I’d love to see the breakdown by Local because I don’t know a single person who voted for this. Now. How does a Local leave a union? Stay tuned. (0) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Trashy's World: Yet another reason I hope that my union Local leaves CAPE…

I’ve bitched about this before. But “my” union – the Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) used to shy away from the militant activities of other public sector unions like PSAC. By and large, the Local’s members believe that a union serves two purposes: collective bargaining and representation and help in the case of a ...

Trashy's World: $15/month union dues increase?

Meh? But if the Canadian Association of Professional Employees EVER merges with PSAC, I will not pay one dime! (5) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario