Info Bulletin : 12-6-2016



FEED THE NEEDY FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Bagging and distribution of the “Feed the Needy” Thanksgiving dinners was done at the union hall on Monday, November 21st. This year approximately $12,000 was raised, making it possible to feed over 415 families. Much thanks to Amy Jaynes-Brown and so many other volunteers and donors that make this such a successful distribution every year.

MARY LEE TUCKER CLOTHE-A-CHILD COLLECTION: Our annual collection will be held next Tuesday, December 20th in the plant. In past years, employees at the Ohio Assembly Plant have been the largest contributors to the Clothe-A-Child Collection. Please remember to bring a cash donation.

ANGEL TREE: All gifts for the Angel Trees must be turned in by December 14th.

UNIT 1 Christmas / New Year paid holidays: Ohio Assembly Plant will shut down for the Christmas holiday period on Friday, December 23rd (at the completion of the 3rd shift) and will not resume normal production until Tuesday, January 3rd. 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.

2. If 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.

3. Seniority 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).

THE UAW RECREATION COMMITTEE IS SPONSORING CAVS VS. OKC NIGHT on Sunday January 29, 2017 at 3:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now until December 23rd (or until sold out) and the cost per ticket is $87.00 for seats in section 133, rows 28, 29 and 30. A drawing will be held for 15 kids ages 15 and under to have a chance to be on the court with players during the National Anthem. Recreation Committee Member Brooke Jesse will be selling tickets by the cafeteria on Friday, December 16th from 2-6 PM. If you are unable to purchase tickets on that day, please contact Pedro Natal or Brooke Jesse. If you’re unable to reach them, contact Bill Samples 440.934.3151 x1.

UNION OFFICES CLOSED: UAW Local 2000 and all UAW International and Regional Offices will be closed from Monday, December 26th through Monday, January 2nd and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd. HUMAN RESOURCES AT OHAP will also be closed throughout the entire Christmas holiday period.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: The next General Membership Meeting is Sunday, January 8th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village.

The Executive Board, Chairpersons, Committee Structure, Appointees and Office Personnel
wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season.