Paul’s union activity started in 2004 when he became a Shop Steward with CUPE in British Columbia. Paul later moved to Toronto and continued his activism as a CUPE member as a Shop Steward and member of the Labour Management Review Committee. In 2014, Paul moved to the Yukon. He became a Director of his Local (Y017) and Shop Steward at his worksite. Paul maintained his roles as Director and Shop Steward until he was elected as Vice President of YEU in October of 2017.