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UAW Local 31

General Motors
Fairfax Plant

Proudly Assembling the Chevy Malibu
and the Buick LaCrosse

 

UNION MEETING
NOTICE

The next monthly Regular Executive Board and Membership Meetings will be held

SATURDAY
May 16, 2015
(always the 3rd Saturday). 

The E-Board meets at 1:00 pm followed by the Regular Membership at 2:00 pm.

IF PRODUCTION IS SCHEDULED FOR THAT SATURDAY, MEETING TIMES WILL BE POSTED IN THE PLANT THE WEEK PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED MEETING TIME.
(Retirees may call the Union Hall for meeting times.)

 

RETIREE MONTHLY
MEETING

TUESDAY
May 19, 2015
11:00 am

The regular retiree meetings are held on the third Tuesdays of each month.

The meeting begins at 11:00 am followed by a lunch.

Please bring a large covered side dish. 

Spouses are welcome.

 

 

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Local 31 Food Pantry

Local 31 Community Service Committee

Many in our Local membership are aware of the hardships that occur during a strike.  We should be prepared financially and mentally. No one wants a strike, it is the last resort in the collective bargaining process.

Region 5 Director Gary Jones has given direction for each local to have our Community Service Committee begin taking items for a Food Pantry that will support our members in case of a possible strike during negotations.

A drive to fill the pantry with non-perishable food items and toiletries will begin June 20th at our membership meeting.  These items will be stored at our union hall in case of a possible breakdown in contract talks at a national level with General Motors. 

The Financial Secretary and the Community Service committee is the committee that will take the lead in preparing the local union for a strike. 

Local 31’s Community Service Committee Will be attending a Strike Preparedness Conference at Blake Lake in May and will provide the Local with more information upon their return.  In the event that the food pantry items are not needed we will donate them to various local non-profit agencies.

 

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