Honours and Awards Committee

Life Member, Jean Bergeron

Jean Bergeron

Brother Bergeron was awarded Life Membership in 1998.

Jean Bergeron was also awarded Life Membership from the Public Service Alliance of Canada in 1991.

Jean Bergeron started his career as a public service employee with National Defence in 1965. Two years later, he had his beginnings as a union steward. In 1972, he was transferred to Revenue Canada in Montreal; from 1973 to 1981, he was steward, chief steward, Vice-President and President of Local 10008 Montreal. At his first UTE Convention, he was elected Alternate Regional Vice-President, a position he would hold from 1975 to 1978. In addition to his duties with the Montreal local and the UTE, he was elected Quebec Director for the PSAC from 1976 to 1981. In that capacity, he sat on the PSAC National Board of Directors. He was elected UTE National President in 1981. In 1982, he was elected Vice-President of the PSAC. He is one of the creators of the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act (Ottawa), through an application for certification under the Canada Labour Code. 
In 1998, he retired from Revenue Canada, but continued to make representations to the Public Service Commission of Canada, the Commission de la santé-sécurité du travail, the Commission des lésions professionnelles, the Human Rights Commission, etc.

In 2001, Jean Bergeron began full-time education. He earned his Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) at the Université du Québec à Montréal in 2004.  After graduating from the École du Barreau in 2005, he was called to the Barreau du Québec in 2006. Jean now focuses his occupational activities on labour law, civil law and administrative law as a lawyer with Trudel Nadeau avocats s.e.n.c.r.l.

His personal activities are golf and travelling.