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

The Sudbury & District Labour Council and the Labour Community celebrated a successful Labour Day despite the restrictions of COVID-19.  A parade of vehicles adorned with flags made its way through town to the Steelworkers Hall parking lot where attendees remained in their vehicles and enjoyed speeches through their radio and snacks delivered to their cars.  Thank you to all who attended!  *Click "Read More" for photos!

Sudbury Workers Education & Advocacy Centre is inviting you to join them for a rally to support paid sick days for workers across Ontario! The rally will take place on August 29th at 2:00 p.m. in Memorial Park beginning with speeches. At 2:45 there will be a march to Tom Davies Square where we will draw the connection between paid sick days and a Safe September.

Congratulations to this year's recipients of USW Local 6500's four post-secondary scholarships.  We wish you the very best!

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