Local Union News

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

"In the early morning hours of May 9, 2002, a huge explosion ripped through the Westray coal mine in Pictou County, Nova Scotia.  In a matter of seconds, the lives of 26 miners were extinguished.  It marked one of the worst workplace disasters in Canada in generations" – usw.ca