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  • Hassan Yussuff at the Time for Change Tour
    Tuesday, September 1, 2015
    Earlier this summer union members gathered in communities across Canada to commit to working for change in the fall federal election. Each free event on the Canadian Labour Congress’ Time for Change...
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015
    By Annette Toth, Vice-President and Iain Reeve, Research Officer
  • Thursday, August 13, 2015
    Each year the International Labor Communications Association gives out awards to member unions in a variety of communications-related categories, including awards for union websites, magazines,...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2015
    MoveUP Says BCAA Treating Roadside Assistance Employees Unfairly
  • Tuesday, July 21, 2015
    BCAA's lockout of its Emergency Roadside Services dispatchers has been going on now for 44 days. Today, the union representing the locked-out workers, MoveUP, released a new radio ad highlighting the...
  • Thursday, July 9, 2015
    BCAA UNION ASKS CAR SHARERS TO SAY NO TO EVO MoveUP Says BCAA Treating Roadside Assistance Employees Unfairly BURNABY – BCAA is hoping its new car sharing program, Evo, will take off with Vancouver...
  • Monday, July 6, 2015
    Applications are herewith invited for:Position: Organizer 2 (Full Time Regular)Salary: $3,158.96 bi-weekly In this role, the successful applicant will work closely with, and report to, our...
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015
    TransLink Issues Need Resolution; Metro Vancouver Transit Needs Funding BURNABY – With the announcement of a No result in the transit referendum the leadership of Canadian Office and Professional...
  • Monday, June 29, 2015
    BCAA members who have needed roadside assistance over the past few weeks have found themselves stuck at the side of the road waiting for their calls to be answered and responded to. That's because...
  • Monday, June 22, 2015
    MoveUP's Communications Department was honoured to take home two awards at this year's Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) Conference in Victoria. 
  • MoveUP celebrates national aboriginal day
    Friday, June 19, 2015
    Reconciliation. What does that word mean to you? How does it affect you? Is it just something for First Nations peoples only? Is it just for those who treated First Nations unjustly? Does is affect...
  • Monday, June 15, 2015
    MoveUP job stewards and union representatives spend a lot of time helping individual members with workplace problems, but often the work stewards and reps do goes unrecognized beyond the members...
  • Friday, June 12, 2015
    MoveUP is moving! Our new building is located near Metrotown, at the corner of Kingsway and Willingdon. We’re excited about having more space for meetings and training, as well as being more transit-...
  • Former MoveUP Vice-President Bob Derby
    Wednesday, June 10, 2015
    We were shocked and saddened today to learn of the passing of our former Vice-President for Combined Units, Bob Derby. Bob was the sole casualty of a tragic motor vehicle accident.
  • Monday, June 8, 2015
    For Immediate Release BCAA LOCKOUT THREAT PUTS SUMMER ROAD TRIPS AT RISK Roadside Assistance May Be Delayed, Union Warns
  • Friday, June 5, 2015
    BURNABY – Bargaining between the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union, Local 378 (MoveUP) and Capilano University broke down today over the university’s continued demands for concessions...
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    The May 2015 executive council meeting began with the swearing in of seven new executive councillors from a variety of workplaces including BC Hydro, FortisBC and ICBC.
  • Thursday, May 14, 2015
    This Sunday, May 17 marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
  • Picture of Monica McGovern
    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    METRO VANCOUVER – In a video released just before the deadline to request a transit referendum ballots from Elections BC, HandyDART user Monica McGovern shares why she’s voting Yes for transit.
  • Friday, May 1, 2015
    In Canada, most of us are familiar with Labour Day in September as the time when we celebrate the contributions of working people and the achievements of the labour movement. However, May Day, or...