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USW Local 6500

 Welcome to USW Local 6500

Local 6500 has over 2600 members in the Sudbury area alone, representing production and maintenance workers in mining, milling, smelting and refining at Vale’s Sudbury operations.

Local 6500 members take pride in being good neighbours and helping to build a strong, vibrant community. Please feel free to drop by to speak to your Union Representatives; that’s what we’re here for! 

Recent News

2022 has brought several changes to USW Local 6500 with the retirement of three of our full-time Local Union Representatives.  Financial Secretary Norm Rivard in February, and in May, Treasurer Todd McLeod and WSIB Representative Ken Hill.

The Executive and Membership wish Norm, Todd, and Ken the very best in their retirement and we thank them for their tireless dedication to our brothers and sisters.

We are pleased to welcome Leo Bigras as the new Financial Secretary, Eric Delparte as Treasurer, and Sean Staddon in the role of WSIB Representative.  See attached photos...

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