Latest News & Coming Events

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017
    MoveUP’s Women’s Rights Committee acknowledges December 6 as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. On December 6, 1989, 14 female students at l’École...
  • Pacific Blue Cross
    Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    Pacific Blue Cross will be holding its Annual General Meeting on December 13. We urge you to attend and vote for a new board of directors, including Alicia Gallo, VP MoveUP.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017
    Repair shops have been given the keys to the vault – and drivers are paying the price. ICBC’s express repair system, created by the Liberals 16 year ago, has led to millions of dollars wasted on auto...
  • Monday, October 30, 2017
    MoveUP President David Black advocating for members in Victoria, with Minister of Labour Harry Bains.
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    Each year on October 18, we acknowledge Persons Day recognizing the historic day 88 years ago in 1929 when Canada’s highest court of appeal – the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council of Great...
  • Monday, October 16, 2017
    Do you know an outstanding union activist at MoveUP?Nominations are open for the 2018 Ardell Brophy award. This annual award is presented to MoveUP stewards who demonstrate fierce dedication and...
  • 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 MoveUP
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Friday, August 18, 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...
  • Free English Classes from 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...