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June 2001

UAW Updated 06/11/01

Ford Workers To Rally In Washington
The United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Company are sending a convoy of Ford Explorers to Washington on Tuesday, June 19th, as a strong show of support for the automaker and its very popular sport-utility vehicle.

From the President's Desk
Our involvement in the political arena is necessary for our existence as working people. As many of you have seen the fight is with big government and big corporations, which some would consider being one and the same?

Don Cattell

Tom Kanitz
From the Plant Chairman's Desk
An in-depth report about the issues at the Saline Visteon plant. Saline plant Chairman, Tom Kanitz covers Family Centers, Quality, Time Study and many other issues at Saline.

Local 892 Gives First Mary Alexander Scholarship
Local 892 would like to congratulate Dana Molenda on winning the Mary Alexander Scholarship for 2001.

Dana Molenda

Dennis Keezer/Ken Williams
Safety Talk
According to a recently completed study of incidents involving Powered Material Handling Vehicles, forty-three percent of these incidents involve a pedestrian, someone like you.


On this past Memorial Day I hope that everyone took time out at 3:00 PM to observe the moment of silence in honor of all the Veterans who have served, died, and those who are still serving this great country of ours.

The Learning Center
Information on Summer Schedule and August Workshops that will included Hotmail, Internet Creating Banners, Cards and Crafts on the Computer Spouses, Retirees and Spouses Welcome.

UAW / Ford Employee Support Services Program (ESSP)
Bob Belaire with "Managing Anger" and Elaine Thrower with "When a Spouse Travels".

Retirees Report by Sharon McMurray
We will have our retiree election this year. NOMINATIONS WILL BE AUGUST 13, 2001 with the ELECTION OF OFFICERS ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2001 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. REMEMBER DUE TO MEMBERSHIP ACTION THERE WILL BE NO JULY MEETING DUE TO FORD SHUT DOWN. We will resume meetings on August 13,2001 with a regular potluck lunch and meeting.