- Leo Gerard, is a retired steelworker and Canadian and American labor leader. He was elected president of the United Steelworkers in 2001, becoming the second Canadian to head the union. He served in the role until July 2019. He also served on the Executive Council of the AFL-CIO. Gerard is co-chairman of the BlueGreen Alliance and on the boards of Campaign for America's Future and the Economic Policy Institute.
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