CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION ELECTION
RESULTS: The Constitutional Convention Delegates are Herb Bennett, Bill Samples, Michael Donovan
and Michael “Stumpy” Stempowski and the Alternate Delegate is Jason Wells. Congratulations to all who
were elected. On behalf of all the
candidates, thank you to all who took the time out to vote in this election.
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
The application deadline is
FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: Applications are available at the
union hall for the 2018 Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Scholarship being
held at the UAW Education Center at Black Lake in Onaway, Michigan for the week
of July 22-27, 2018 (deadline June 22nd).
A $50.00 refundable registration fee must be submitted with the application.
Checks must be made payable to UAW Family Education Center. Members must use
vacation time, personal time or take a union leave of absence to attend. Lost
time will not be paid by the union.
$1,500.00 INFLATION BONUS LUMP SUM PAYMENT: Eligible employees will
receive the $1,500.00 Inflation Bonus Lump Sum Payment on Friday, June 8th. Full time hourly employees on active
employment rolls are eligible if they acquired seniority as of May 15, 2018.
Eligible seniority employees on active roll, personal or medical leave of
absence, FMLA Leave, temporary layoff or short-term military duty on May 15,
2018 will receive the Inflation Bonus. Per the National Contract: Short Term
Supplemental (STS) and Temporary Part Time (TPT) members are not
eligible for the Inflation Bonus Lump Sum Payment. TESPHE and FIA elections ARE
available for this payment.
VACATION SHUTDOWN: The dates for the summer vacation
shutdown will be the weeks of July 2, 2018 and July 9, 2018.
& PHONE NUMBERS NEEDED: Too often, our
members are unnecessarily terminated when the plant and/or the union cannot get
pertinent, time sensitive information to them because we do not have current
contact information. If your address
and/or phone number has changed, please call the union hall at 440.934.3151
Ext. 0 and go to the human resources office to update your information as soon
MEETING: Due to membership action at the April meeting, the next General
Membership Meeting is Sunday, May 20th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road,
Sheffield Village. The meeting was moved forward a week due to Mother’s Day
falling on the regularly scheduled meeting day. Please attend and be informed.
President / Herb Bennett, Chairperson Unit 1 / Melanie Myer, Chairperson Unit 2
Chairperson Unit 3 / Brian Plumley, Chairperson Unit 4 / Tony Rollison, Acting
Chairperson Unit 5