Eulia Leonard is President of Local 2002 and chair of the Unifor Aviation Council. She began work at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Halifax as a customer sales service agent in 1983.
Eulia was elected Vice Chair of her local in 2003 and was a workplace rep with her local. She has since served as District Chair and the Atlantic Regional Bargaining Committee Rep for Air Canada before becoming local President. Eulia has taken union courses on collective bargaining, workplace anti-harassment training, conflict resolution, grievance handling and arbitration.
Eulia is motivated in her union work by seeing first-hand the disregard employers have for workers’ rights.
Married for 29 years to husband Frank, who has worked at NAV Canada for 37 years, the couple has two daughters.