Info Bulletin : 3-29-2018


NEXT PAID HOLIDAYS for Unit 1 OHAP are Good Friday, March 30th and the Monday following Easter, April 2nd. Unit 1 members must work Thursday, March 29th or have an excused absence for that day to be paid for the holiday. The next paid holidays for Unit 3 Leadec members Good Friday, March 30th and the Monday following Easter, April 2nd. Unit 3 Leadec 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.

RESOLUTIONS AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS: The firm deadline for Resolutions and Constitutional Amendments to be received at the union hall is Friday, April 6th at 5:00 PM. Resolution forms are available at the local union hall and will be posted on our web site at as soon as possible. The 37th Constitutional Convention will convene in Detroit, Michigan June 10th through June 14th.

U.A.W. 37TH CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION: The 37th Constitutional Convention will convene in Detroit, Michigan Sunday, June 10th through Thursday, June 14th. At the March 11th General Membership Meeting, it was approved for the Convention Election to elect four (4) delegates and one (1) alternate delegate by simple plurality vote on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 12:00 PM noon through Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM noon in the Thunderbird Room at Ohio Assembly Plant. UNITS 4 (SOURCE PROVIDERS), 5 (DETROIT CHASSIS) AND RETIREES WILL VOTE AT UAW LOCAL 2000 UNION HALL. ALL members of UAW Local 2000 are eligible to run for Convention Delegates.

DRAWING OF NUMBERS FOR CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION DELEGATES will be held on Tuesday, April 17th at 4:00 PM at UAW Local 2000. If you cannot be here for the drawing of numbers, one will be drawn for you.

PROCEDURE FOR LIMITED ABSENTEE BALLOTING (per Article 10, Section 7(K)(1) of the UAW Local 2000 By-Laws): A member who will be away from his local union during the entire period of an election of Executive Board Officers or Convention Delegates, on a work assignment for his employer or on local union business, may apply for an absentee ballot by filing with his local union by mail, or in person, a signed statement that he will be away from his local union for the entire period of the election on a work assignment by his employer or on local union business. Such statement or request must be filed with the local union in sufficient time for the member to secure a ballot and re-deposit same with the local union prior to the start of the election.

2018 March of Dimes UAW/Ford mustang gt convertible raffle tickets are being sold 1 for $10 or 3 for $20. The drawing will be held at the March of Dimes Golf Outing on August 21st. See ERC Amy Jaynes Brown for tickets at the plant or call her 440.933.1516.

UAW-FORD ROUGE POWERHOUSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – 55 $1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS will be awarded. 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 the scholarship web site: The application deadline is May 15th.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: The next General Membership Meeting is Sunday, April 8th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village. Please attend and be informed.


Bill Samples, President

UAW Local 2000