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  • 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.
  • photo of a candlelight vigil
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    We are heartbroken about the deaths of six people and injuries of many more through a terrorist attack on the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec in Quebec City. We condemn, in the strongest possible terms, this attack and the hateful rhetoric and division associated with these attacks.
  • red arrow on graph pointing upwards
    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    MoveUP, the union representing ICBC employees, says it should not have taken so long for government to address ICBC’s basic insurance rate cost drivers.
  • Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    Season’s greetings to all our members and their families!
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016
    On Monday, December 5, the first fall 2016 snow day in Metro Vancouver, councillors gathered from across the province in Burnaby to discuss the business of the union.
  • Friday, December 2, 2016
    Grand Chief Stewart Phillip
  • Thursday, December 1, 2016
    Thursday at the BC Fed 2016 convention began with the re-election of President Irene Lanzinger and Secretary-Treasurer Aaron Eckman.  We thank the for their good work over the past two years and have confidence in their leadership over the next two.BC FORUM
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    Day three of the 2016 BC Federation of Labour Convention began with a moving video tribute to the farmworkers who lost their lives in an automobile accident in 2007.  Three women, packed into an unsafe and poorly maintained work van with 14 others died when the van lost control on a highway near Abbotsford.
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    Day two of the 2016 BC Federation of Labour Convention began with an important and thought-provoking call to action by Dr.
  • Monday, November 28, 2016
    The 2016 BC Federation of Labour Convention opened Monday morning, welcoming 944 delegates from unions across British Columbia.  MoveUP delegates were energized to be a part of this gathering of passionate advocates for union and community strength.
  • Thursday, November 24, 2016
    Striking BC Nurses' Union employees have voted to accept a mediated agreement and end job action. MoveUP, the Movement of United Professionals represents the approximately 60 BCNU employees.
  • image of poppies and text reading "lest we forget"
    Friday, November 11, 2016
    In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. Today we remember and thank all those who fought for their sacrifice and bravery. And there are many.
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    Like many of you, we watched the U.S. election returns last night, first with hope, then with mounting horror. David has three daughters, and Lori has two daughters and a son. We both hoped our children would see the election of the first woman president to that most powerful and symbolic seat, a confirmation to our kids that their gender presents no barrier to success. 
  • BC Hydro Member Tom David
    Sunday, October 30, 2016
    You can tell Tom David wants to get things just right. His attention to detail and desire to improve are reflected in his plans for the joint BC Hydro/United Way workplace campaign.
  • Thursday, October 27, 2016
    Applications are herewith invited for: Position: Administrative Clerk/General Clerk (Full Time Regular) Salary: $2,076.58 bi-weeklyHours of Work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    BURNABY - The BC Nurses’ Union (BCNU) has admitted to being guilty of using a replacement worker —commonly known as a “scab”—in violation of the Labour Relations Code.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    The long history of women’s fight for equality in Canada includes October 18, 1929, the day Canada's highest court of appeal finally declared women persons under law in the British North America Act. This change allowed women to sit in the Canadian Senate and opened the door to further participation in public life.
  • Monday, October 17, 2016
    “I’m shocked and appalled to learn Education Minister Mike Bernier has undermined the voters of Vancouver by firing the democratically elected school board,” said MoveUP President David Black. “The Vancouver School Board has done a great job of standing up for students and parents. They’ve rallied against chronic underfunding, school closures and ageing, unsafe buildings.