Info Bulletin : 5-11-2017


Congratulations to the winners of the U.A.W. Local 2000 Runoff Election:



REMINDER: SWEARING IN OF NEWLY ELECTED OFFICERS, COMMITTEEPERSONS AND STEWARDS for all UAW Local 2000 units will be held at the June 11th General Membership Meeting. All newly elected officers/committeepersons/stewards must be present for swearing in.

UNIT 1 OHAP UNEMPLOYMENT INFORMATION: You must file for unemployment online at or if you do not have internet access, call 1.877.644.6562. ODJFS business hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday, except holidays. Use MASS LAYOFF # 1700273. Your last day worked will be 05/12/2017 and your return to work date will be 10/02/17.

UPDATE TO TEMPORARY LAYOFF INSTRUCTIONS: THE ODJFS HAS APPROVED OUR WORK SEARCH WAIVER, which means you will not be required to seek work during the tEMPORARY LAYOFF. if you are prompted to enter information about jobs when you file, you need to hang up or disconnect and call your processing center.

TEMPORARY LAYOFF INSTRUCTIONS: On Sunday, May 14th, open or restart your claim. On Sunday, May 21st, file a claim for week ending May 20th. On Sunday, May 28th, file a claim for week ending May 27th. Continue filing until you return to work. If you go to claim your week and the correct week ending date is not listed, disconnect and call your processing center to file your claim. The number to your processing center can be found on your paperwork from the ODJFS.

Do not wait until the Saturday after your layoff week to make application for benefits because there is a chance that you may encounter a technical problem that could force you to file your application late. If you do not make application and file your claim correctly and within the ODJFS’s defined time period, they will not pay your benefit for the layoff week(s).

WAITING WEEK INFORMATION: Unit 1 members who were on layoff status and serving their waiting week will be denied unemployment. You must go to the ODJFS web site and print your unemployment benefit payment documents showing ZERO amount paid as well as the document under the “Claim Details” section, “View Claim Summary/Payment History” that shows “WW Served” as the most current status and take them to Human Resources to sign up for your SUB pay. Please see examples on reverse side of this bulletin. Signing up for SUB this time will start your auto SUB for one year in the event of future layoffs.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: Due to our regularly scheduled May General Membership Meeting falling on Mother’s Day, the next General Membership Meeting is Sunday, May 21th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village.