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  • Friday, January 9, 2015
    On Wednesday, January 7, a crowd of people gathered in downtown Vancouver to remember the four carpenters killed at the Bentall IV tower in 1981. The four men lost their lives when the flyform they...
  • MoveUP members support for CUPE 7000 members locked out by Southern Railway
    Monday, January 5, 2015
    Southern Railway issued lockout notice to its CUPE 7000 members on New Years Eve. CUPE 7000’s Southern Railway members have been joined by their coworkers who are MoveUP members in solidarity on the...
  • Friday, December 19, 2014
    On behalf of all the MoveUP elected officers and staff, I wish our members and their families a very Merry Christmas, or Happy Holidays for those observing other celebrations this season. I also want...
  • Thursday, December 18, 2014
    For Immediate Release December 18, 2014
  • Monday, December 15, 2014
    December 12, 2014 The Honourable Christy ClarkPremier of British ColumbiaPO Box 9041, Stn Prov GovtVictoria, BCV8W 9E1 Dear Premier Clark,
  • Monday, December 15, 2014
    For eight days starting this week (December 16), Jewish families around the world will be gathering to celebrate Hanukkah.Hanukkah reminds us of the importance of persistence and hope. It is also an...
  • Monday, December 8, 2014
    It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Sister Opal Skilling, a long-time activist who made an incredible impact on our union’s history.
  • International Day of People with Disability
    Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    Today is the International Day of People with Disability. This day serves to promote understanding of disability issues and to fight for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with...
  • Aaron Ekman, Irene Lanzinger, David Black and Lori Mayhew
    Tuesday, December 2, 2014
    The council began by observing a moment of silence in honour of World AIDS Day (December 1) and the Day of Remembrance Against Violence Against Women (December 6).
  • Calvin Jonas
    Friday, November 28, 2014
    Executive board member Calvin Jonas offers his perspective on Day Four of the 2014 BC Federation of Labour convention. History was made yesterday as 2,300 BC Fed delegates—a historic high—elected...
  • Michelle Wijesinghe
    Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    Young worker and new delegate Michelle Wijesinghe submitted this entry to our members' convention diary.  
  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    My day? Well, I woke up. I ate. I worked. I went home. I slept. As if it was so easy. I’m a union activist, and an Aboriginal activist. Other activists and their families will know what this means:...
  • Youth Action Committee co-chair Stephanie Smith
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014
    We asked Stephanie Smith, co-chair of MoveUP's Youth Action Committee, to contribute to a convention diary. Here are Stephanie's thoughts and impressions of the first day of the 2014 BC Federation of...
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014
    Today, November 20, marks the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. It is a day for people to come together and remember trans people, gender-variant people, and people who were perceived to...
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014
    Transit Union MoveUP Responds to SkyTrain Shutdown Report BURNABY – The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union Local 378 (MoveUP) says Gary McNeil’s SkyTrain shutdown report highlights the...
  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    On Tuesday, November 11 we stop and take the time to remember sacrifices made and lives lost in war.
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014
    After a short and productive round of bargaining, the 28 MoveUP members who work at IWA Forest Industry Pension Plan Ltd. have signed off on a new collective agreement that includes increases to wage...
  • Friday, October 24, 2014
    The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union, Local 378, which represents almost 200 workers at Hastings Racecourse, is offering their heartfelt congratulations to their members as they near...
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
    The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union local 378 is sending best wishes for a Happy Diwali to its members and their families celebrating this festival of lights. 
  • Friday, October 17, 2014
    Today President David Black sent a message of support and solidarity on behalf of MoveUP, to striking Scotiabank workers in Chile, who have walked off the job after their employer essentially refused...