RETIREMENTS AND NEW MEMBERS:
Congratulations to our retiring brothers and sisters! We wish
you many happy, healthy years of retirement! You will be contacted regarding picking up your retirement
items when our watch order comes in. Our order was postponed due to a Covid-19 plant closure but we expect
to receive it any day now. We’d like to extend a big welcome to our NEW incoming brothers and sisters,
This Sunday, May 17 th , please be sure to file your claim for benefits for week ending
May 16 th . If anyone is still having unemployment issues that President Bill Samples hasn’t already discussed with
you, contact Bill as soon as possible at 440.934.3151 x1 so we can work on getting your issue resolved as soon
NEXT PAID HOLIDAY:
Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 th . Unit 1 OHAP members must work Tuesday, May 26 th
to or have an excused absence for that day to be paid for the holiday. Unit 3 Leadec, Unit 4 Source Providers
and Unit 5 Detroit Chassis 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.
The General Election will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 12:00 PM (noon) until
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM (noon) (24 hours). Units 1 (OHAP), 2 (NURSES) and 3 (LEADEC) will
vote in the main cafeteria. UNITS 4 (SOURCE PROVIDERS), 5 (DETROIT CHASSIS) AND RETIREES WILL
VOTE AT UAW LOCAL 2000 UNION HALL. A Run-Off Election will be held (if necessary) at the same locations
as the General Election on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 from 12:00 PM (noon) until Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at
12:00 PM (noon) (24 hours).
Your nomination acceptance form must be fully completed and clearly printed. Nomination acceptance
forms can be hand-delivered to the local union hall or sent via regular US Mail. If you are hand-delivering your
nomination acceptance form to the union hall, it must be hand-delivered between Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and
Friday, May 29, 2020 during regular business hours (8:30 AM to 12:00 PM [Noon] and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM). If
you are mailing your nomination acceptance form, it must be addressed to CHAIRPERSON OF THE ELECTION
COMMITTEE, C/O U.A.W. LOCAL 2000, 3151 ABBE ROAD, SHEFFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO 44054 and
postmarked/receipted between 12:01 AM on Monday, May 25, 2020 and 11:59 PM on Sunday, May 31, 2020.
Forms are also available at the union hall. PLEASE NOTE: Forms cannot be left in the mailbox or in the door.
If they aren’t turned in at the union hall during regular business hours, they must be postmarked between
the above advised dates for Regular U.S. Mail.
Numbers will be drawn for positions on the ballot on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 4:30 PM at the U.A.W. Local
2000 Union Hall. If you are absent, an Election Committee Member will draw in your place.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: General Membership Meetings will be postponed until further notice due
to Center for Disease Control regulations regarding Corvid-19. UAW Local 2000 leadership will do our best to
keep you updated via other means until we are able to resume meetings.
Bill Samples, President / Herb Bennett, Chairperson Unit 1 / Melanie Meyer, Chairperson Unit 2
Chairperson Unit 3 / Brian Plumley, Chairperson Unit 4 / Chairperson Unit 5