Info Bulletin : 5-23-2019


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.

OHAP $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.

ACTIVE 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.

UAW LOCAL 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 PM.

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, June 26th.

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!

Bill Samples, President / Herb Bennett, Chairperson Unit 1 / Melanie Meyer, Chairperson Unit 2

Pedro Natal, Chairperson Unit 3 / Brian Plumley, Chairperson Unit 4 / Kevin Patton, Chairperson Unit 5