Jack Oliveira

Jack Oliveira
Labour Leader

Labourers’ International Union of North America Local 183

Born in Murtosa.
Based in Toronto.

These are immigrants who make a life here but then invest in Portugal… We came here but our Portugal is always with us – Jack Oliveira.

Jack Oliveira is the Business Manager of the Labourers’ International Union of North America’s Local 183, the largest construction union in the continent, and the Ontario Provincial District Council. Born in Murtosa, Jack and his parents were among the 33,000 undocumented immigrants who benefitted from the 1973 amnesty. With LIUNA, he has championed multiple Portuguese-Canadian initiatives and has advocated advocate for regularizing non-status immigrant construction workers and their families.


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