Info Bulletin : 3-22-2017

03/27/2017

NEXT PAID HOLIDAYS for Unit 1 OHAP are Good Friday, April 14th and the Monday following Easter, April 17th. Unit 1 members must work Thursday, April 13th or have an excused absence for that day to be paid for the holiday. The next paid holidays for Unit 3 Leadec (formerly Voith) members are Good Friday, April 14th and the Monday following Easter, April 17th. Leadec Unit 3 members must work their regularly scheduled shift prior to and their regularly scheduled shift following the holiday unless the absence is due to an approved contractual absence as provided in the agreement. Unit 4 Source Providers and Unit 5 Detroit Chassis members do not have Good Friday or the Monday following Easter off as paid holidays, per their agreement.

ELECTION COMMITTEE ELECTION: Congratulations to our recently elected (and some re-elected) UAW Local 2000 Election Committee members (numbers 10-14 are alternates):


1. JANICE M. WILLIAMS

2. ARLENE SPURLOCK

3. SHEILA JOHNSON

4. JOYCE L. SHARPEY

5. PAULA WEAVER

6. ED “FAST EDDIE” BREZINA

7. KANSAS CITY LARRY

8. REBECCA ROACH

9. MECHELE WELLS

10. THERESA WILLIAMSON

11. MARY LOCKHART

12. TERRY A. MILAM

13. BETTY HAZELWOOD

14. CRYSTAL CASSELMAN


GENERAL ELECTION: The General Election will be held Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 12:00 PM (noon) until Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 12:00 PM (noon) (24 hours). Units 1 (OHAP), 2 (Nurses) and 3 (Voith) will vote in trailers outside the plant near the main employee entrance off of Abbe Road.

***Units 4 (Source Providers) and 5 (Detroit Chassis) and Retirees will vote at UAW Local 2000 Union Hall.

A Run-Off Election will be held (if necessary) at the same locations as the General Election on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 12:00 PM (noon) until Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 12:00 PM (noon) (24 hours). Further details will be communicated in upcoming bulletins and postings.

REMINDER: GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATES: Nomination acceptance forms will be mailed to you and will also be available at UAW Local 2000 Union Hall. They will be accepted at the union hall between Monday, April 10, 2017 and Friday, April 14, 2017 during regular business hours (8:30 AM to 12:00 PM [noon] and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM). If you are mailing your nomination acceptance form, it must be postmarked/receipted between 12:01 AM on Monday, April 10, 2017 and 11:59 PM on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Forms are also available at the union hall. We cannot accept nomination acceptance forms before or after that time period.

MARCH OF DIMES: There will be a 50/50 drawing in plant and a raffle with tickets ($1 each or 6 for $5) pulled every Friday. Contact Amy Jaynes Brown for tickets and further information at 440.933.1516. Information about the walk will be provided at a later date. Please help to support this important charity!

UAW-FORD ROUGE POWERHOUSE MEMORIAL $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP: Applications are being accepted for dependent children of full time active UAW-represented Ford employees. Applications and complete details are available at the union hall or at http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/rouge. The application deadline is May 1st.

UAW-Ford $1,500.00 Community Engagement Scholarship for Dependent Children assists UAW employees with college tuition costs for their dependent children and promotes community involvement by requiring the dependent to perform 8 hours of volunteer service at a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Applications can be accepted only for courses that began after January 1, 2016 and the application deadline is June 1st. Please visit www.uawford.org/scholarships for further details.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: The next General Membership Meeting is Sunday, April 9th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village.