Steve is the current Chair of FETCO (Federally-regulated employers in transportation and communication) which represents the majority of unionized private sector employers in the federal sector and has been a member of the executive committee for many years. FETCO is the employer partner of the Canadian Labour Congress at the federal level in tripartite dealings with federal departments and agencies. He is also on the executive board of the Canadian Employer’s Council (CEC), was its Chair from 2006-2009, an employer organization representing Canadian employers at the International Labour Organization (ILO). Steve has also been appointed on a number of advisory committees by federal labour ministries.
Following his MIR graduation in 1981, Steve taught labour relations through the Personnel and Industrial Relations (PIR) program at Woodsworth College, University of Toronto for a number of years.