NEXT PAID HOLIDAY –
MEMORIAL DAY: MONDAY, MAY 27TH: Unit 1 OHAP: You
must work Tuesday (the day after the holiday) or have a proper excuse to be
paid holiday pay. Unit 3 Leadec: Members
must work their regularly scheduled shift immediately prior to and their
regularly scheduled shift following the holiday. Unit 4 Source Providers: To be eligible for holiday pay, an
employee must work their regularly scheduled work day both preceding and
following the holiday. Unit 5 Detroit
Chassis: Employees must work on the nearest scheduled workday, both
preceding and following the holiday.
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD
DRIVE (OHAP): The Red Cross will be doing a blood drive on Thursday, May 30th
from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM in the Thunderbird Room at Ohio Assembly Plant. Please
help save a life by donating blood.
$1,500.00 INFLATION BONUS LUMP SUM PAYMENT: Eligible hourly employees will receive
the 2019 Inflation Bonus Lump Sum Payment of $1,500.00 on Friday, June 7, 2019.
Full time hourly employees on active employment rolls are eligible if they have
acquired seniority as of May 15, 2019. Eligible seniority employees on active
roll, personal or medical leave of absence, FMLA leave, temporary layoff or
short-term military duty on May 15, 2019 will receive the Inflation Bonus. Per
National Contract, Short-Term Supplemental (STS) and Temporary Part-Time (TPT)
employees are not eligible for the Inflation Bonus Lump Sum Payment. TESPHE and
FIA elections are available for this payment.
AND RETIRED VETERANS COMMITTEES’ STEAK FRY is Saturday, June 8th from 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Amherst V.F.W.,
165 Cleveland Avenue in Amherst. Tickets are $20 each and are currently being
sold by members of both the active and retired veterans committees. The
correct time of the steak fry is not indicated on the tickets, so if you are
attending please make note of the updated time.
2000 CEDAR POINT PICNIC IS SUNDAY, AUGUST 4TH. Tickets
for Cedar Point, the Cedar Point Shores Water Park and a drink wristband are
$42 each for ages 3+ and can be used
between August 2nd and August 4th. The picnic, bingo and door prizes will be
held at the Lakeside Convention Center between 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM on Sunday,
August 4th. A single meal voucher is $15, parking is $12 and
all day dining is $34. They must be purchased from the Recreation
Committee because they will not be sold at the Cedar Point gate.
Tickets will be sold at Ohio Assembly Plant on Thursday, June 27th and Thursday, July 18th from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM by
the main cafeteria. Please contact
Recreation Committee Chairperson Pedro Natal (Leadec), Greg Hamilton in the
Chassis Launch Team area, Josh Mellick on nights, Alvin Davis in Skilled Trades
or Brooke Jesse at column B32 in Chassis for further information. Tickets will
be sold at the union hall one day ONLY:
Thursday, July 25th from 1-5
LOCAL 2000 VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR THE ANNUAL
LABOR DAY FAMILY CELEBRATION on Sunday, September 1st: Volunteers are needed for setting up, working the food line and cleaning
up, all on the day of the event. The first 50 volunteers will receive a free
commemorative t-shirt. If you are interested in volunteering for this year’s
event, please contact Joe at 440.934.3151, extension 2 to sign up and give Joe
your t-shirt size. The deadline for
signing up to volunteer and receiving a commemorative t-shirt is Wednesday,
The next General
Membership Meeting is Sunday, June 9th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road,
Sheffield Village. Please attend and be informed.
Wishing all of you a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend!
President / Herb Bennett, Chairperson Unit 1 / Melanie Meyer, Chairperson Unit
Chairperson Unit 3 / Brian Plumley, Chairperson Unit 4 / Kevin Patton,
Chairperson Unit 5