|UAW Local 2488|
MPW Unit Employees Ratify First Ever 3-Year Agreement
MPW Unit employees overwhelmingly ratified their first-ever contract Sunday afternoon, December 8th at the UAW 2488 Union Center in Bloomington.
Yes - 91%
No - 9%
The 3-year agreement gives workers pay raises in each year of the contract, dramatic savings in health insurance premiums and nearly doubles the paid holidays previously offered.
The term of the agreement runs through December 7, 2016.
Tuition Assistance Year End Deadline
Tuition Assistance Program paperwork must be turned in no later than 4 p.m. on December 31, 2013 to take advantage of 2013 funding.
Beginning December 21, 2013, the TAP form box currently in the Personnel Department will be placed on the table outside the north end of the cafeteria.
You will need:
Please call Sherri Howe at 888-8038 if you have any questions.
What local unions can do in remembrance of Nelson Mandela
Dec. 6, 2013
UAW President Bob King is requesting that all of UAW local unions fly U.S. flags at half-staff until sunset Monday as we mourn the passing of Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential civil rights and social justice leaders of our time. Nelson Mandela demonstrated how commitment to core principles and social justice can change the world. His actions freed millions from the chains of racism. From his humble beginnings to his imprisonment for fighting against the apartheid system in South Africa, Nelson Mandela was an inspiration to the world.
Read more about the legacy of Mandela here
DETROIT – The UAW released the following statement today on the passing of Nelson Mandela:
“The UAW deeply mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential civil rights and social justice leaders of our time. Nelson Mandela demonstrated how commitment to core principles and social justice can change the world...Read more >>>
Toys for Tots Drive Underway
The annual Toys for Tots drive is underway and UAW Local 2488 is looking to better the mark of $12,000 raised during last year's campaign.
The annual gate collection will be held at each gate before and after shift on Thursday, December 12th.
Imagine a child waking up Christmas morning with no gifts under the tree and give generously. Donations may also be dropped off any time at the UAW Union Center in Bloomington.
The following is a letter to the membership of UAW Local 2488 from UAW International President Bob King: Read more >>>
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.