FEED THE NEEDY FOOD
DISTRIBUTION: Bagging and distribution of the “Feed the Needy” Thanksgiving dinners was
done at the union hall on Monday, November 23th. This year over
$12,500 was raised, making it possible to feed over 475 families. Much thanks
to Amy Jaynes Brown and so many other volunteers and donors that make this such
a successful distribution every year.
LEE TUCKER CLOTHE-A-CHILD COLLECTION: $4,130.00 in donations was
collected at the gates. Thanks to all who participated and donated.
1 Christmas/New Year paid holidays: Ohio Assembly Plant will
shut down for the Christmas holiday period on Wednesday, December 23rd
(at the completion of the 3rd shift) and will not resume normal
production until Monday, January 4th. It is important that you
understand the general eligibility rules on Christmas holiday pay:
1. A seniority
employee absent without excuse on either the last scheduled working day prior
to or the next scheduled working day after the Christmas holiday period shall
be ineligible for one of the holidays for which he/she would otherwise be
eligible in the holiday period.
an eligible employee misses both the scheduled day before and the scheduled day
after, he/she will not be eligible for any Christmas holiday pay.
employees who have gone on sick leave during the workweek prior to or during
the workweek in which the holiday(s) falls shall receive pay for such holiday
period. A seniority employee who is on sick leave when the holiday(s) occurs,
who would return to work following the holiday(s), but during the week in which
the holiday(s) falls, shall receive pay for such holiday(s).
UNIT 3 VOITH Christmas/New Year paid holidays are Christmas Eve,
Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. To be eligible for holiday
pay, an employee must work their regularly scheduled shift immediately prior to
and their regularly scheduled shift following the holiday.
UNIT 1 MEMBERS LAID OFF
DURING HOLIDAY PERIOD: If you are receiving holiday pay, you do not need to file for
unemployment benefits. If you are not
receiving holiday pay, you must file for benefits using mass layoff number 1500769. Please remember, you will be either making two calls or visiting the
ODJFS web site TWICE. File online at: http://unemployment.ohio.gov (accessible 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week). If you do not have internet access: Call 1-877-644-6562 (business hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday,
except holidays). On Sunday, December 27th, open your claim for
benefits. On Sunday, January 3rd, claim week ending January 2nd.
Do not claim any weeks afterward.
UNION OFFICES CLOSED: UAW Local 2000 and all UAW International and
Regional Offices will be closed from Thursday, December 24th through
Friday, January 1st and reopen on Monday, January 4th. HUMAN RESOURCES will also be closed
throughout the entire Christmas holiday period.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP AND VOITH UNIT MEETINGS:
The next General
Membership and Voith Unit Meeting is
Sunday, January 10th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe
Road, Sheffield Village.
The Executive Board, Chairpersons, Committee Structure, Appointees and
wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season.