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  • Monday, October 16, 2017
    Do you know an outstanding union activist at MoveUP?Nominations are open for the 2017 Ardell Brophy award. This annual award is presented to MoveUP stewards who demonstrate fierce dedication and commitment to their union, and who provide mentorship to new union activists.
  • Avis shuttlers join MoveUP
    Friday, October 13, 2017
    Video greeting from MoveUP President David Black to Avis shuttlers, who have just joined the union.  Growing our union and standing united gives us more strength and we are better together.
  • Site C visit by David Black and Gwenne Farrell
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    President David Black and VP Gwenne Farrell recently visited Site C to meet with MoveUP members, along with Union Reps Brad Bastien and Tony Geluch. About 56 members work on the project and many are concerned about their jobs and futures.  Some moved their families and entire lives to Fort St John, based on promises of prosperity by the previous government.
  • Thursday, September 14, 2017
    The BC government has promised to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2021. That's not soon enough for the half a million workers who make less than $15 per hour. MoveUP supports the BC Federation of Labour campaign asking the government to make it happen sooner. Please join the Fed in giving out leaflets, frisbees and wallet cards:
  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017
    The Summer 2017 edition of Local Voice magazine is now available online. This edition's topics include:
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    MoveUP President David Black says the BC Budget is on course to create greater stability for workers.
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    MoveUP News Release MoveUP President David Black says the BC Budget is on course to create more stability for workers.
  • Friday, September 8, 2017
    NEWS RELEASE Repair shops hold the keys to the vault, says the staff union at ICBC ICBC executives were repeatedly warned about problems within the crown corporation.  But the concerns of the staff were ignored.
  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017
    As you are aware, we have a new, progressive government in place.  The NDP has promised to improve the lives of many British Columbians by making it more affordable and this is good news for BC and for MoveUP members.
  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017
    It was an awesome day!  Thank you to our generous sponsors and everyone for participating.  With your help, we raised a record amount of money for the Red Shirt Foundation.  Photos can be viewed: https://goo.gl/photos/T9s4vmrhpEbF41y19  
  • Friday, August 18, 2017
    Bring your family and friends to the annual celebration of working people!
  • Friday, August 18, 2017
    Bring your family and friends to the annual celebration of working people!
  • Friday, August 18, 2017
    APPLICATIONS ARE HEREWITH INVITED FOR: POSITION: Union Representative 2 (Full Time Regular) SALARY: $3,239.00 bi-weekly
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017
                Bring your family and friends to the annual celebration of working people!    
  • BC Wildfires
    Friday, July 14, 2017
    As the news reports, tweets and posts flood in about the wildfires raging across B.C., our hearts are with our affected members, their families, friends and communities.
  • Artist is Mulidzas – J. Curtis Wilson, from Kwakwaka’wakw territory.
    Friday, June 30, 2017
    On July 1, we celebrate what it means to be Canadian. Many MoveUP members will enjoy fireworks, parades and performances in their communities. (Beer, bacon and street hockey have also been witnessed on this day.)  It is an opportunity to proudly celebrate our achievements, our shared values and history.  
  • Free English Classes from the BC Fed
    Monday, June 26, 2017
    The BC Federation of Labour is offering free English as an Additional Language (EAL) courses to help new English language speakers in the workforce and promote improved workplace health and safety. In Vancouver, the course runs from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for 12 weeks, starting July 4, at the BCFED office, 200-5118 Joyce Street, near the Joyce SkyTrain station.
  • John Horgan and Andrew Weaver shaking hands
    Thursday, June 1, 2017
    On Monday BC NDP leader John Horgan and BC Green leader Andrew Weaver announced they had reached a deal which will lead to an historic Green-backed NDP government. They released the details of the agreement on Tuesday, which you can read here.
  • Rest in Peace: Steve Milne, 1963-2017
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    It's with deep sadness MoveUP informs our members and friends of Steve Milne’s death. Steve had been MoveUP’s WCB Appeals and Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Co-ordinator for 14 years, guiding hundreds of members through the appeals process and ensuring workplace safety for many more.
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    For immediate release February 21, 2017 VICTORIA – The BC budget may be offering industrial and commercial electricity customers a break by cutting the PST on skyrocketing BC Hydro rates, but there’s no such relief for low-income ratepayers, said MoveUP, the union that represents the utility’s inside employees.