Info Bulletin : 6-18-2015


VACATION SHUTDOWN WEEKS: The 2015 vacation shutdown period is the weeks of June 29th and July 6th.

UNION HALL SCHEDULE DURING VACATION SHUTDOWN: The union hall will be open Monday through Thursday of the first week (June 29th through July 3rd - closed Friday for the July 4th holiday) and Monday through Friday of the second week (July 6th through July 10th) during normal business hours, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM (noon) and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

OHAP BENEFITS OFFICE SCHEDULE DURING VACATION SHUTDOWN: The benefits office at the plant will be closed during the first week of shutdown but open Monday through Thursday during regular office hours the second week.

OHAP HUMAN RESOURCES SCHEDULE DURING VACATION SHUTDOWN: Human Resources will be open both weeks Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

WILLIAM C. FORD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: College students who are dependent children of full-time active employees and classified undergraduate sophomores for the fall 2015 term (as determined by their post-secondary institution) may be eligible for a one-time $1500 scholarship. Applications can be picked up at the union hall or printed at and must be postmarked by July 15th. Please call 1-800-537-4180 for further information.

UAW Region 2-B Richard T. Gosser Scholarship InvitationaL GOLF CLASSIC: Theodore Wilson Jr., Raymond Rigsby, Thomas “Lucky” McMahon and Pete Shullick won the drawing to golf in the Richard T. Gosser scholarship Invitational on Sunday, July 19th at the Thunderbird Hills Golf Club in Huron, Ohio. Congratulations and best of luck!

Lorain County Labor Agency Harrell/Hatcher Memorial GOLF Classic: One foursome is needed from our membership to golf in the 21st Annual Harrell/Hatcher Memorial Classic on Saturday, July 11th at the Bob-O-Link Golf Course, 4141 Center Road (SR 83) in Avon, Ohio. The entry fee for the outing is prepaid. Those interested must bring a list of their team members (including team members’ addresses and phone numbers) to the union hall now through Friday, June 26th during normal business hours (8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (noon) and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM). A random drawing will be held on Wednesday, July 1st at the union hall for the team to represent Local 2000. Lost time or expenses will not be paid for attending. For further information please contact Kevin Stitak at 440.282.7401.

UAW LOCAL 2000 PICNIC AT CEDAR POINT & SOAK CITY is Sunday, August 9th. Tickets are $26 each for ages 3+ (under 3 does not need admission or meal ticket). The picnic will be at Point Pavilion between 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM and Bingo from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. All you can eat meal tickets for adults and seniors are $18 each and meal tickets for kids 10 years old and under are $13. Drink wristbands are $8 each and parking is $12 per vehicle. Tickets will be sold at Ohio Assembly Plant on Tuesday, JUNE 23rd and Wednesday, JULY 15th. Please see Pedro Natal for further information.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP AND VOITH UNIT MEETINGS: Due to Executive Board action, the Voith Unit and General Membership Meetings in July and August are cancelled. The next General Membership Meeting is Sunday, September 13th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village. The next Voith Unit Meeting is at the same location on the same date and begins at 1:00 PM.

The Executive Board, Chairpersons, Bargaining and Committee Structures, Appointees and Office Staff would like to wish you and yours a safe and happy Independence Day holiday and vacation.