Jack O'Connor (trade unionist)
|Chairperson of the Labour Party|
23 April 2017
|Preceded by||Loraine Mulligan|
|General President of SIPTU|
|Preceded by||Des Geraghty|
County Dublin, Ireland
|Political party||Labour Party|
Born in northern County Dublin, O'Connor worked in various fields before taking full-time employment with the Federated Workers' Union of Ireland in 1980. In 1990, the union became part of SIPTU, and O'Connor was appointed as its regional organiser for the Midlands.
In 2000, O'Connor became Vice President of SIPTU, and in 2003 he was elected as General President. He was appointed to the executive of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions in 2001, becoming Vice President in 2007 and President in 2009. He is also active in the Labour Party and has served on its executive.
|General President of SIPTU
|President of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions