Executive Vice-President

Larry Rousseau

Larry Rousseau was first elected Executive Vice-President in May of 2017, and was most recently re-elected to this position at the Canadian Labour Congress’s Constitutional Convention, in May of 2023.

With a long history of trade union and political activism, particularly on issues like labour relations, health and safety, human rights, and equity, Larry’s involvement in the 2SLGBTQIA+, anti-racism and peace movements has been an integral part of his engagement and commitment to social justice.

Larry has played an important role in advancing workers’ rights leading to labour gains that benefit every worker in Canada.  Notably, protecting workers’ pensions, child care, pharmacare, 10 days of paid sick leave for federal workers, the Sustainable Jobs Act and climate action, among others.

Before serving at the CLC, Larry was the National Capital Regional Executive Vice-President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, and a Regional Vice-President at the Union of National Employees (UNE).

An employee of Statistics Canada, he holds a Certificate in Civil Law from the University of Ottawa and a master’s degree in public administration from the École nationale d’administration publique in Québec.