John Gordon

John Gordon, PSAC President from 2006 to 2012

John Gordon was first elected National President on May 5, 2006 at the PSAC's 14th National Triennial Convention. He had been the union’s National Executive Vice-President from 2000 until his election.

John was the National President of the Union of Public Works Employees (UPWE) from 1982 to 1999.  A PSAC activist since 1974 when he joined the federal public sector as a tradesperson with Public Works Canada, John held a number of union positions in UPWE (now Government Services Union).

Before moving to Ottawa, John served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Labour Council of Metropolitan Toronto and on committees of the Ontario Federation of Labour.


May 12, 2014