Info Bulletin : 8-24-2015



STRIKE AUTHORIZATION: The Unit 1 Local and National Contracts and the Unit 2 National Contract will expire on September 14th, 2015 at midnight. We are required by our International Union to take a strike vote to authorize both the Local and International Union to strike, if necessary.

THE STRIKE VOTE FOR LOCAL AND NATIONAL CONTRACTS WILL BE HELD on Thursday, August 27th from 5:00 AM until 7:00 PM. Voting will take place at the local union hall for strike authorization for local and national economic and contractual demands. UAW Local 2000 Union Hall is located at 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village, Ohio 44054. Please remember to vote!!!

PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive strike assistance information in the event of a strike, we must have your correct address and phone number. Please update your contact information with Human Resources and call (440.934.3151 Ext. 21) or stop by the union hall to update your records.

THE NEXT PAID HOLIDAY is Labor Day, Monday, September 7th. UNIT 1 OHAP: You must return to work the day following the holiday (Tuesday, September 8th) or have an excused absence to receive your holiday pay. UNIT 3 VOITH AND UNIT 4 SOURCE PROVIDERS: To be eligible for holiday pay, employees must work their regularly scheduled shift immediately prior to and their regularly scheduled shift following the holiday.

UAW REGION 2-B RICHARD T. GOSSER SCHOLARSHIP: Applications are available at the union hall or can be downloaded and printed at Please note: The student must be a high school graduating senior in 2016 to participate in this program. The application must be filled out completely and certified by a local union officer (President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer or Unit Chairperson). ACT testing is a requirement. Applications must be received by 4:00 PM on or before WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15th. This deadline is firm and no exceptions will be made. Please call 419.893.4677 with questions.

THE Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Benefit Spaghetti Dinner IS ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST at Amherst Eagles, 1161 Milan Avenue from 12:00 to 4:00 PM. Adult tickets are $10, senior tickets are $7 and children under 10 are free. Tickets will be sold at the plant by ERCs and will also be available at the union hall. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a Chinese raffle. Please bring a non-perishable food item with you to the dinner. Proceeds collected from the spaghetti dinner will benefit the Thanksgiving dinner distribution for those less fortunate in our community. If you would like to donate something for the silent auction, please contact ERC Amy Jaynes-Brown at 440.933.1516. Donated silent auction items must be turned in by October 23rd to Amy Jaynes Brown at OHAP or to Linda Lynch at UAW Local 2000.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP AND VOITH UNIT MEETINGS: 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.