COPE SEPB Region 4 — British Columbia
COPE SEPB Region 4 – British Columbia – The Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union
Region 4 is made up of a single composite local (378) better known as MoveUP and represents more than 12,000 union members at public and private sector companies in Western Canada. MoveUP is a diverse and socially responsible union, working together with many community groups to ensure the public and elected government representatives are aware of the benefits that unions bring to the economy of B.C.
It began as the union for BC Electric, the predecessor of BC Hydro. It now represents members in many of the industries and professions fundamental to our economy including at BC Hydro, FortisBC, ICBC, Capilano University, BCAA, transit providers, credit unions and car rental companies. In addition to dedicated union representatives at certain workplaces, it has job evaluation and health and safety experts and also work with highly skilled lawyers. MoveUP has received many charitable awards and distinctions, and is recognized as a forward-thinking community member.
Graeme Hutchison, President
Lori Mayhew, Secretary-Treasurer