Siobhán Vipond is the Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) since being elected at the 29th Constitutional Convention in 2021.
Siobhán is a committed trade unionist and an intersectional feminist committed to a fair and equitable world. She is an advocate for workers’ rights, pensions, gender and racial equity, and the importance of workers’ voices at all levels of government and industry.
A champion of women’s economic justice, Siobhán has led campaigns around universal child care, domestic violence leave, ILO C190 and the gendered benefits of raising the minimum wage. She was a founding member of Child Care Now Alberta, the province’s largest group advocating for universal child care. Siobhán chairs the CLC Women’s Advisory Committee and serves as vice-chair for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Women’s Committee. She also serves on the Canadian Health Coalition and the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA) Executive Council.
Siobhán was a member of the 2015 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference and sits on the Executive Committee for the 2022 Conference. She is also an alum of the fourth cohort of the National Labor Leadership Initiative (NLLI) through The Worker Institute at Cornell.
Prior to her election to the CLC, Siobhán served four elected terms as Secretary-Treasurer of the Alberta Federation of Labour. She is a proud member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE).