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 June/July 2002
President's Report
By Don Cattell

After the Senate's 66-30 vote for Fast Track on May 24, House and Senate negotiators must agree upon a final version of the controversial free trade legislation. And that's where the White House will weigh in with its views, getting together won't be easy, which opens the door for more labor Lobbying.

Chairman's Report
By Tom Kanitz

There will be a .18 cent increase to the COLA bringing the amount of COLA paid to $1.46 per hour. This increase is in effect June 3, 2002.

Retirees Report
By Ken Papenhagen

It was great to see everyone at our last meeting and we hope those of you who missed will be able to join us at our next meeting. We voted not to have a July meeting this year. A survey was taken to find out what kind of trips everyone was interested in for next year. 

Veterans News
Raul Arriaga, Veterans Committee

Applications for High School Diplomas for Michigan WWII Veterans: A state law passed last year (Public Act 181 of 2001), will make eligible an honorably discharged WWII veteran for receipt of a high school diploma from the State of Michigan.







 33rd UAW Constitutional Convention
Local 892 News

Electing new leaders and defining policies were the delegate's main goal, however there was much more to the 33rd UAW Constitutional Convention than meets the eye. Local 892's delegates Mark Caruso, Dick Graham, Antwan Riley and Pete Graham had the opportunity to meet with 2,000 brothers and sisters from around the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. 

Planning for Your Future

How can you prepare for the kind of retirement you'll want? Whether your thoughts are of a blessed state of leisure or a glorious pursuit of personal goals or public achievement. Your hopes will not be realized without planning.

Learning Center News - July 2002
Summer Schedule

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