The AMS currently pays their food and beverage workers some of the lowest wages on campus.
These employees, even when working full time, are living below B.C.’s poverty line.
Our evolution from COPE 378 to MoveUP is an exciting opportunity for us to tell the world who we are. We're a movement of united professionals. We're strong, we're proud and we're on your side. And we've got the tools you need to help with the transition.
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On Friday, June 5, BCAA locked out staff responsible for dispatching tow truck drivers at BCAA Emergency Roadside Assistance. We represent BCAA ERS employees, and we're worried a lockout would result in chaos and delays for stranded drivers.
Why is this important to workers?
Working people are the backbone of our economy in Metro Vancouver, and we know you care deeply about our economic future. Voting Yes will make our economy more competitive by ensuring goods and people can move around our region safely and efficiently.
Voting Yes also means protecting our environment, improving air quality, cutting emissions and helping us meet the challenges of climate change.
Your union’s leaders, many other unions in the Lower Mainland, and the BC Federation of Labour have voted to join the historic coalition made up of students, trade union members, local business owners, environmental and faith groups, academics and more, all connected by a vision of accessible, reliable public transit for everyone. We support the plan laid out by the Mayors’ Council, and are urging you to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum. Voting No means years more of delays, while costs and congestion increases.
This referendum is our opportunity to solve the transit challenges we face right now, and plan for the future. We can’t afford to miss this chance to do the right thing for our communities, our economy and our environment. Please vote Yes in the upcoming referendum.
At $10.25/hr BC's minimum wage is one of the lowest in Canada. As the cost of living continues to go up, workers earning minimum wage cannot make ends meet.
B.C.'s minimum wage leaves full-time workers living below the poverty line.
The BC Federation of Labour, and the unions like MoveUP that make it up, believe that work should lift you out of poverty. It's time for the B.C. government to increase the minimum wage so that nobody is left behind.
Help us fight for $15/hr. It's only fair!
Please take a moment to send a message to your MLA to support fair funding for Capilano University.
According to the Native Women's Association of Canada, more than 582 indigenous women have gone missing or been murdered in Canada. Advocates believe the number is closer to 800.
When workers get together and stand up for fairness, they get results. Learn more about what unions have built and what people like you continue to achieve through unions today.
EARN: The Employee Action & Rights Network - It’s here to help you get advice about being employed in BC, inform you of your rights as a worker, and learn about others and their experiences.