MEMBERS OF UAW LOCAL 2000 STRIKE DUTY
(IN THE EVENT OF A NATIONAL STRIKE)
National negotiations are continuing. Since negotiations have continued
past the deadline without a strike, the membership will be kept informed
through future information bulletins.
In the event that a strike deadline is
picket assignments will be located in the union office at the 28 Aisle, at the
local union hall and on our web site at www.uawlocal2000.org. Your Bargaining Reps and Committeepersons
will have a complete roster for the first day of the strike. It is your obligation to contact the local
union hall for the times and dates of your strike assignments (440.934.3151).
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR
Ø YOU MUST PARTICIPATE in a strike activity
assigned to you by the local union on the dates and times specified
(picket duty, etc.). There are no exceptions to this rule.
MUST REGISTER and make application for strike benefits on the day and
time assigned to you.
Ø You shall accumulate
strike assistance credits beginning with the 8th day of the strike.
Ø Beginning on the 15th
day of the strike,
strike benefit checks shall be made available to the membership. Weekly
benefits are $200.00 (regardless of status). If on strike, your group life,
transition bridge and group medical-hospital insurance premiums will be paid
from the international union’s strike fund, excluding dental, vision, audio and
sick and accident premium.
Ø Checks, when issued, must be picked up on your scheduled day and time or you will lose it. You must sign for your check each week and no one can pick it up for you.
There are no exceptions to this rule.
Ø You must have proper
identification with you (Ford ID, driver’s license or UAW ID card).
Ø Full eligibility
rules have already been distributed in the plant.
Our strike assistance and picket duty headquarters will
be located at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village. Please note: Each member must comply
with ALL strike assistance rules as stated above. There are no exceptions. More
information will follow, if necessary.
In the event of a strike, the union hall will be open 24
hours a day throughout the duration. The Benefits Representative and ESSP
Representative will be working out of the union hall from 8 AM to 4 PM. All
other elected and appointed members will have assignments, as well. The hall
will be manned by the following members:
AM TO 8 AM
AM TO 4 PM
PM TO 12 AM
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP AND VOITH UNIT
MEETINGS: The next
General Membership Meeting is Sunday, October
11th 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.