Francois was Director of the Kativik Teachers sector from 2004 until August 2014 when he was hired by AENQ as Advisor to deal mainly with all negotiations. His union involvement began when he was hired as a teacher in Maths and Science in Kangiqsujuaq in 1998, he immediately got involved to defend the interests of all members by being a member of the school council and alternate delegate and delegate until 2006 where his duties took him to work from the office of Montreal in particular to act as webmaster and develop training tools for delegates. He was a volunteer on the development committee Pingualuit Park in 1998 and 1999 that has now emerged. Since early 2013, he served on KRG’s Concertation Table on school perseverance (Esuma). He was also negotiator at the E4 table in 2005-2010, again at the E3 and E4 for the 2010-2015 negotiations and negotiator and spokesperson for the 2015-2020 round at all 4 AENQ tables (E3-E4-S8-S9) and once again for the 2020 negotiation.