CONGRATULATIONS AND A BIG WELCOME TO OUR NEW UAW BROTHERS AND SISTERS AT DETROIT CHASSIS: On Sunday, October 2nd, 100% of workers at Detroit Chassis voted to ratify their four year contract.
UAW REGION 2-B RICHARD T. GOSSER SCHOLARSHIP: Applications are available at the union hall or can be downloaded and printed at http://region2b.uaw.org/. Please note: The student must be a high school graduating senior in 2017 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 SATURDAY, 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 6TH 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 24th to Amy Jaynes Brown at OHAP or to Linda Lynch at UAW Local 2000.
FEED THE NEEDY RAFFLES: During the month of November, there will be an Ohio State basket raffle and a lottery board October 31st – November 4th and a Cleveland Browns basket raffle (includes two tickets) November 7th through November 11th at OHAP. Tickets will be sold on 1st break and at lunch in front of the main cafeteria. There will also be a gate collection on Thursday, November 17th.
NOTARY SERVICE AT UNION HALL: Free limited notary service will be available to UAW Local 2000 members Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 12 PM, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: The next General Membership Meeting is Sunday, October 9th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village. A VOTE WILL TAKE PLACE ON A PROPOSED BY-LAW CHANGE:
ARTICLE 19 - UNIT(S) BARGAINING COMMITTEE Section 2. UNIT BARGAINING AND UNIT DISTRICT COMMITTEES
(H): Permanent vacancies in Unit 1 Bargaining Committeepersons/District Committeepersons shall be filled by:
(1) A permanent vacancy in the Unit Bargaining Committee shall be filled by an election within thirty (30) sixty (60) calendar days by secret ballot in accordance with Article 10, Sections 2 and 3 of these By-Laws.
(2) A permanent vacancy in the Unit District Committee shall be filled by an election within thirty (30) sixty (60) calendar days by secret ballot in accordance with Article 10, Sections 2 and 3 of these By-Laws.