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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

After two years of modified Labour Day events due to the pandemic, Steelworkers were happy to gather to pay tribute to working Sudburians and their families.  (Click "Read More" to view photos...)

On Thursday, August 31st, Local 6500 opened it's facilities to hold a Community Barbecue in support of Miners for Cancer. Donations were accepted in exchange for burgers, hotdogs and other snacks. All funds raised go to patient care, equipment and research at the Northeast Cancer Centre right here in Sudbury.

In addition to donating the space for the event, Local 6500 presented the organization with a cheque to help those in our community who are affected by cancer.  (Click "Read More" to view photo)

Upcoming Events