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A Message from UAW Region 4

Follow this link to hear an important message from UAW Region 4:

https://soundcloud.com/chicagosprogressivetalk/election-phase-1-uaw

To register to vote:

ova.elections.il.gov

MMNA Production Openings

MMNA has declared the following production openings. Production associates who have not received a transfer in the last 12 months are eligible to submit transfer requests for these openings.

Transfer requests must be submitted or canceled prior to 11:30am Friday, September 19, 2014. Production transfers will be frozen at that time. Please see Employee Relations. Requests submitted after 11:30am, September 19, 2014 will not be considered for this round of transfers. Thank you.

ALL OPENINGS 1st SHIFT

  1. Trim Parts Inspection
  2. Stamping
  3. Stamping
  4. Main Body
  5. Surfacer
  6. C-3
  7. C-5
  8. C-6
  9. C-6
  10. F-1

Winning 50/50 numbers in C & L Raffle

Citizenship & Legislative Committee Winners
50/50 Total Payout (red tickets)

          1st Ticket#-065474 (Larry Greene)
                 $182.00

          2nd Ticket- 251018
      91 V-CAP Raffle Tickets

To claim your prize, call 828-2880 and bring your winning ticket to the Union Center
If no one claims the winning ticket by noon on
Friday, September 19, a new winner will be drawn.
 

Congratulations to UAW Local 2488 member Brother Tom Shrier, the newly elected chairman of the UAW Downstate Illinois CAP Council. Sister Kelli Harrison and Brother Dennis Drnjevic were also elected as Trustees to the Executive Board. Read more >>>

The 25th Anniversary shirts everyone was talking about are available for purchase at the UAW 2488 Union Center!

 

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The 2014 Bloomington Labor Day parade was a tremendous success again this year. While Mother Nature threatened early, by parade time, the skies cleared and the sun emerged for another beautiful morning. Read more >>>

UAW President Dennis Williams will join U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa as the three speak before they kick off the traditional Labor Day parade.

The theme for this year’s parade is “Together We WILL WIN!!”

The kick-off is scheduled at 9 a.m. at 2121 Trumbull St., on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Trumbull Street just south of I-7 Read more >>>

Spring Hill, Tenn. – Today, in a victory for Tennessee’s workers and families, UAW International Union and Local 1853 joined with General Motors executives to announce the Cadillac SRX as one of two future mid-size vehicles set for manufacturing at the Spring Hill plant, as well as a $185 million investment at the Spring Hill Complex for a new Small Displacement Ecotec Engine program. Today’s news means that GM will retain... Read more >>>

September/October Union Spirit Read more >>>

UAW Region 4 is teaming with the American Football Coaches Association to provide child ID kits as part of the National Child Identification Program.

UAW 2488 is making these kits available to our members and their families to help safeguard our children. If a child is missing, law enforcement can use the child's completed ID kit to scan the child's fingerprints into the National Crime Information Center database. These fingerprints and DNA swabs can then be used to help locate the child in a variety of ways.....

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We say it every time...and every time it's true:

THESE ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTIONS OF OUR TIME!

The fate of working class people is at stake in critical off-year elections that could shape the future of our state and nation for years to come. It is NOT a time to be complacent and let others decide.....

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GOP lawmakers are planning to attack the National Labor Relations Board if they take back the Senate this fall.

With majorities in the House and Senate, Republicans say they would push back against NLRB rules that have made it easier for unions to speed up their elections and organize multiple departments within a single company, among other things.
 

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UAW 2488 will be on display during the 2014 MOD Day event at MMNA on Saturday, September 20th from 9am to 1pm...

Delegates at the 36th UAW Constitutional Convention recognized that advances in technology make the mandatory mailing of a printed version of Solidarity unnecessary for the vast majority of our members. They overwhelmingly voted to make the printed version available only to members who "opt-in" to receive it.

They took this action to save our union the hundreds of thousands of dollars it costs to print and mail the magazine. We understand that some members still like to have an actual hard copy of the magazine to read. To continue to receive one, members can opt-in by.....

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Video: Welcome to UAW Local 42 in Chattanooga, Tennessee!

The State of Illinois has launched their on-line voter registration form;

To access this, all one needs is a state issued drivers' license or ID & the date that ID or license was issued; have the last four digits of the applicant's social security number and the applicant's birth date.....

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn went on TV to take a stand for the UAW and worker's everywhere. CLICK HERE for his debate with Tennessee's anti-worker governor on PBS.

To see Governor Quinn in a one-sided battle of wits with Rick Perry from Texas on CNN's Crossfire, CLICK HERE

Work Comp Attorney

Just a reminder that the hours for the Work Comp attorney at the UAW Local 2488 Union Center have changed for the remainder of 2014. Richard Johnson of Katz-Friedman will now hold regular hours on the third Tuesday of each month from 10am until one hour after the end of 1st shift production and Chris Mose will hold regular hours on the first Wednesday of each month from 10am until one hour after the end of 1st shift production. For more information, call 1-800-444-1525.

Gun-A-Week Calendar Winners

Keep up-to-date on the weekly winners in the Union Sportsmen's Alliance Gun-A-Week calendar drawings. CLICK HERE

With the callback of supplementals and laid-off workers, it has come to our attention that we have a large number of members who have not updated their contact information. It is very important to update any changes in name, address, phone and/or email with both the company and Local 2488. It does not matter if you are active, laid-off, supplemental or retired.

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