Jason Ottey, Board member


Jason Ottey is the Director of Government Relations and Communications for Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 183 where he provides direction, advocacy and strategic advice on construction-related issues at all three levels of government. LiUNA represents workers in construction, waste management, show service, and healthcare with more 100,000 members in Canada.

Prior to joining LiUNA Local 183, Jason was the Director of Research and Policy for Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), where he represented the interests of single and multi-family residential builders across the Greater Toronto Area. He was the Managing Director of Ontario Residential Council of Construction Associations and was appointed Executive Director of the Durham Residential Construction Labour Bureau. He previously played a leadership role in the creation of the Construction Employers Coalition for the WSIB & Workplace Health Safety where he was appointed Chair. He also served as Chair of the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association Residential Sector Labour Management Committee.

Jason holds a Master of Arts from McMaster University and Master of Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto.