Bill Jordan, Baron Jordan
Jordan was President of the Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU), and then its successor, the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union (AEEU), from 1986 to 1994. During the same time, he was a member of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) General Council. In 1995, he became General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), a post he held until 2002.
Jordan was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1992 New Year Honours, and was created a life peer with the title Baron Jordan, of Bournville in the County of West Midlands, on 5 June 2000.
Since 1958, Lord Jordan has been married to Jean Ann Livesey; they have three daughters, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
|Trade union offices|
| President of the Amalgamated Engineering Union
| President of the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union
With: Ken Jackson (1992–1994)
| General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
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