Leo Gerard Standing Up for Canadian Workers

USW International President Leo W. Gerard speaking to CBC’s Chris Hall on trade, Trump and standing up for Canadian steel and forest workers.

Steelworkers are fighting for a fair softwood-lumber agreement.

“The Canadian government and the British Columbian and other provincial governments should put a stop on the export of raw logs, because they’re not bringing any value … We’ve got to finish the product here in Canada and then trade in a finished product … I fight for Canada, I fight for our members on both sides of the border.” – Leo W. Gerard, USW International President

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