Info Bulletin : 3-23-2016


UNIT 1 NEXT PAID HOLIDAYS are Good Friday and Easter Monday, which will be observed on Friday, March 25th and Monday, March 28th. You must work Thursday March 24th (the day prior to the holiday) and Tuesday March 29th (the day after the holiday) to receive holiday pay or have an excused absence for that day. Friday will be paid out at 8 hours and Monday will be paid out 10 hours on the 4x10 schedule.

VOITH UNIT 3 NEXT PAID HOLIDAYS are Good Friday and Easter Monday, which will be observed on Friday, March 25th and Monday, March 28th. You must work your regularly scheduled shift immediately prior to and your regularly scheduled shift following the holiday unless you have an excused absence.


Unit Vice Chairperson: Jessie Rolling – 30, Garre Haskell – 21

Recording Secretary: Kathy Myers – 37, Rickeil Shields – 14

Baumhart Location Day Shift Steward: Jessica Minnear – 18 (ran unopposed)

21ST HISPANIC LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AND EVENING GALA: UAW Local 2000 is seeking 10 members interested in attending the conference at Spitzer Conference Center at Lorain County Community College in Elyria and the Evening Gala at DeLuca’s Place in the Park, 6075 Middle Ridge Road in Lorain. Please contact Financial Secretary Joe Hribar at 440.934.3151 extension 2 for further information or to sign up. ** You must attend both the conference AND the Gala.

LOCAL 2000 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE ANNUAL LABOR DAY FAMILY CELEBRATION: This year’s event is already being planned for Sunday, September 4th. Volunteers are needed for setting up the day of the event, working the food line the day of the event and cleaning up the day after the event. The first 50 volunteers will receive a free commemorative t-shirt. If you are interested in volunteering for this year’s event, please contact Joe at 440.934.3151, extension 2 to sign up and give your t-shirt size. Please see Linda at the union hall to donate $5 to the event and have your name published in the event program as a sponsor.

BJ’S MEMBERSHIP: BJ’s has changed the terms of their offer to UAW Local 2000 members. Renewals will now pay the regular price of $50 for two cards and a 12-month membership and new or expired memberships will pay $35 for two cards and a 12-month membership. This offer is not available at BJ’s locations. Call BJ’s Representative Tim Otten at 440.396.5446 for further information, to renew at regular price ($50) or to join as a new member ($35).

The Walter and May Reuther 2016 UAW Family Scholarship has been canceled for 2016. The UAW Family Scholarship will return in 2017 offering three weeks.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: The next General Membership is Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road in Sheffield Village.

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