USW Local 6166


USW Local 6166 would like to update the membership on what has transpired over the past few months regarding the Transition from a fully integrated plant at the Vale Manitoba Operations to a Mines/

The 9th Annual USW Hockey Tournament was held March 28th, 2018 to April 6th, 2018.

Recent News

USW 6166 held elections on April 9th, 2018 and the following are the results:


PRESIDENT: Warren Luky

VICE PRESIDENT: Tony Colbourne

RECORDING SECRETARY: Travis Hart (Acclamation)

FINANCIAL SECRETARY: Sheila Thompson (Acclamation)

TREASURER: Baltazar Flores

Terry Mitchell is a retired United Steelworker and Disability Rights Advocate. 
He specializes in reducing attitudinal and systemic barriers while increasing access and opportunities for workers who have been permanently disabled in workplace accidents. His master’s thesis looks at the duty to accommodate through a human rights lens and aims to improve Canada’s workplace accommodation culture and business environment.

Are you affected by the workforce reduction?

Have questions?

The Workforce Adjustment Committee with Representatives from Vale and USW Local 6166 will be holding four information sessions.

Workforce Adjustment Services – Thompson

The Northern Manitoba Sector Council in partnership with the Joint Vale - USW Local 6166 Worker Adjustment Committee is providing workforce adjustment services. Services are available to help lessen the impact of job loss for all Vale and Vale Contractor workers affected by the workforce reductions at Vale.

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