Latest News & Coming Events

  • Monday, April 16, 2012
    Nearly 150 MoveUP members participated in the 2012 Vancouver Sun Run, making the MoveUP team one of the largest out of the 1,034 participating "corporate" teams.
  • Monday, April 16, 2012
    MoveUP’s Executive Council met on Monday in Burnaby to go over the union’s regular business as well as a few unique presentations.
  • Thursday, April 12, 2012
    From March 30 to April 1, MoveUP President David Black and Vice-President Gwenne Farrell joined North American union activists for the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General...
  • Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    On Wednesday, April 4th, a delegation from MoveUP met with Victoria area Opposition MLAs John Horgan, Maurine Karagianis and Rob Fleming to discuss the current state of transit in the Capital Region...
  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
    This article originally appeared on the ICEM website. “Local Actions, Global Impact” was the motto of the annual Job Stewards’ Seminar of the ICEM Canadian affiliate, Office and...
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    This story originally appeared in the BC Federationist. If you ask Canadians whether they think equally qualified people should receive equal pay for performing the same work, the vast majority...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    MoveUP Members Respect Victoria Picket Lines BCTF picket lines went up this morning at our 3 ICBC locations and one BC Hydro location in Victoria. We are asking members to respect picket lines. If...
  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012
    MoveUP staff and elected officials joined hundreds of thousands of people across Canada to take part in Anti-Bullying Day, also known as Pink Shirt Day.
  • Monday, February 27, 2012
    Geneva, Switzerland – Given that three formidable Global Union Federations (GUFs) will be merging (the ICEM - International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Union - the IMF...
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Despite rising costs for B.C. ratepayers, the provincial government is continuing its practice of taking dividends from both BC Hydro and ICBC, says the union representing workers at the two Crown...
  • Friday, February 17, 2012
    Yesterday the MoveUP Members at the Telecommunication Workers Pension Plan began strike action.
  • Thursday, February 16, 2012
    On February 6, at age 58, long-time MoveUP member Patti Mammela passed away. Patti was a Claims Adjuster at ICBC for 12 years.
  • Monday, February 13, 2012
    COPE Vice-President Gwenne Farrell, Executive Councillor Jeff Bryant and Communications Representative Jarrah Hodge joined labour, business, and environmental leaders from around the Pacific...
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2012
    HYDRO UNION RESPONDS TO CHANGES IN BC ENERGY POLICY MoveUP welcomes move away from “self-sufficiency”; suggests additional steps for government
  • Friday, February 3, 2012
    COPE-SEPB delegates’ workshop time was spent working discussing women in politics and proposing solutions and incentives to encourage greater participation from women in their unions and public...
  • Friday, February 3, 2012
    COPE/SEPB locals from around the country met in Ottawa this week to take part in the first National Mid Term conference. COPE/SEPB National Treasurer (who is also MoveUP's Vice President) Gwenne...
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Rate Submission Before Utilities Commission Means Customers Will Pay More Later
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Via the Canadian Federation of Students:
  • Monday, January 30, 2012
    This past weekend MoveUP members participated in the Vancouver Chinatown Lunar New Year parade. "It may have been a little damp," said President David Black, who brought his daughter Maggie...
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2012
    In-Sourcing Success Story Brings 300 Family Supporting Jobs to Prince George and Burnaby