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  • Monday, February 19, 2018
    The Year of the Dog officially began in the Lunar New Year – also referred to as Chinese New Year – calendar on Friday, February 16, 2018 celebrated by many Asian cultures. As has been tradition for many years, MoveUP members took part in the annual Lunar New Year parade in Vancouver’s Chinatown held on the following Sunday this year, February 18.
  • Friday, February 16, 2018
    Workers in many industries have to keep their eyes on their retirement pension money, as some employers are moving to try to get out of secure retirement plans.
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    All workers deserve fair treatment and to be paid fairly for their work. Our strike committee is in place and we are prepared to fight so that workers at Hastings Racecourse and Casino can earn a fair wage. Barely making minimum wage makes it hard to live in the City of Vancouver.
  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    MoveUP, the union representing over 11,000 members at public and private sector companies in Western Canada, commends today’s Throne Speech in B.C.
  • Sunday, February 11, 2018
    MoveUP, Region 4 of the COPE SEPB national union, had the privilege of hosting the 2018 COPE SEPB Mid-Term Conference in Victoria in early February.
  • Thursday, February 8, 2018
    MoveUP, the union representing over 11,000 members at public and private sector companies in Western Canada, applauds today’s announcement from the B.C. government that the minimum wage in British Columbia will increase to $15.20 by 2021.
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018
    ‪Proud to work on behalf of our members! MoveUP President David Black, Secretary-Treasurer Lori Mayhew and Vice-Presidents Annette Toth and Gwenne Farrell met with B.C. Premier John Horgan on Wednesday, February 7.‬
  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018
    Dear Honourable Minister Wilkinson: On behalf of the over 11,000 members of MoveUP, I would like to congratulate you on being elected to your new position as leader of the BC Liberals and on your new role as the Leader of the Official Opposition in our provincial legislature.
  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018
    MoveUP, the union representing ICBC employees, commends today’s announcement by Attorney General David Eby on the impending changes to ICBC’s accident benefits and the introduction of limits on the payouts for pain and suffering on minor injuries as part of the government’s commitment to returning the public auto insurer back onto solid footing following years of mismanagement under the previou
  • Thursday, February 1, 2018
    The Women’s Memorial March honouring the lives of missing and murdered women, and all women’s lives lost in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, take places on Wednesday, February 14.The march takes place annually on Valentine’s Day and was first held in 1992 in response to the murder of Cheryl Ann Joe on Powell Street in Vancouver. The event is organized and led by women in the DTES.
  • Monday, January 29, 2018
    On behalf of MoveUP’s Political Action Committee and Women’s Rights Committee, we encourage our members to come out and show their support for Shelley Cook on Saturday, February 3 at the Taverna Greka in New Westminster. Cook is the BC NDP candidate for the upcoming Kelowna West by-election.
  • Monday, January 29, 2018
    MoveUP, the union representing ICBC employees, says it is reprehensible the situation that the previous BC Liberal government has left ICBC in with a projected loss of $1.3 billion by the end of the fiscal year March 1 but the focus now is to find solutions that will allow the public insurer to get back on solid footing without British Columbians having to take the brunt of the impact.
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018
    APPLICATIONS ARE HEREWITH INVITED FOR: POSITION:  Union Representative 2 (Full Time Regular)
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    David Black met with Minister Melanie Mark to discuss funding for Capilano University, along with Executive Board Member and CapU staffer Christy Slusarenko.  
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    The BCFED’s Fight for 15 campaign and its partners are organizing two events as part of the Canadian Labour Congress’ National Day of Action in support of workers at Tim Hortons.
  • March On Vancouver - January 20, 2018
    Tuesday, January 9, 2018
    Dear Sisters, Brothers and Friends, MoveUP Women’s Rights Committee encourages all our members to take part in March On Vancouver on January 20 in support of women’s rights. Over 15,000 people took part in the women’s march held last January in downtown Vancouver in solidarity with a world-wide movement of grassroots resistance.
  • Verbal Abuse on CBC News with MoveUP VP Annette Toth
    Friday, January 5, 2018
    Driver examiners at ICBC face disturbingly high rates of verbal abuse.  CBC interviews VP Annette Toth who says MoveUP is trying to get better protection for workers -- at ICBC and other employers.  Listen to the interview:  
  • Tuesday, January 2, 2018
    APPLICATIONS ARE HEREWITH INVITED FOR: POSITION:         Administrative Assistant - Full Time RegularSALARY:            $2,283.00 bi-weekly HOURS OF WORK:  8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Friday, December 22, 2017
    Want to find out more about our union? Join us on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 for Union 101, a course just for young workers - aged 30-and-under - hosted by the Youth Action Committee.
  • Thursday, December 21, 2017
    As the end of the year approaches, I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the staff and officers of MoveUP to thank you for your support and to extend best wishes to you and your family for a happy and safe holiday season. Our office will be closed from Monday, December 25, 2017 to Monday, January 1, 2018 inclusive so that our staff may enjoy a well-deserved rest.