Info Bulletin : 2-5-2020


OHAP DAY SHIFT H-LINE UNEMPLOYMENT INSTRUCTIONS: File for unemployment online with the instructions below at or if you do not have internet access, call your processing center (the number is located on correspondence you’ve received from the ODJFS). ODJFS business hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday, except holidays. Below are the instructions for filing for unemployment:

You will file for unemployment benefits using Mass Layoff # 2000058. Your last day worked for unemployment purposes is 02/07/2020 and your return to work date is 03/02/2020. You will need to call your processing center or visit the ODJFS web site a total of FOUR TIMES:

1. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2020 – Reopen application for benefits

2. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2020 – Claim layoff week for week ending 02/15/2020

3. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2020 – Claim layoff week for week ending 02/22/2020

4. SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2020 – Claim layoff week for week ending 02/29/2020

***Please note: If you are not given the correct application open/reopen date or the correct week ending date you need to claim online or via phone, log out and call your processing center on Monday and tell them you would like them to open/ reopen your application or take your claim (whichever is the case) via phone. If you do not follow these instructions and file timely, you will not be paid or your waiting week will not be served.

ELECTION COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS: Nominations for a standing Election Committee consisting of nine (9) members shall take place at the February 9th General Membership Meeting, which will start promptly at 2:30 PM. Anyone interested in running for the Election Committee MUST be nominated at the February 9th General Membership Meeting at the local union hall. Nomination acceptance and denial forms will be available at the meeting. If you are nominated, you must fill out either an acceptance or denial form before leaving the meeting. Forms will also be available at the union hall beginning Monday, February 12th and must be completed and returned to the union hall no later than Friday, February 21st. **PLEASE NOTE: You cannot run for the Election Committee if you are planning to run for an elected position in the upcoming General Election.

ELECTION COMMITTEE ELECTION: The Election Committee Election will be held at the local union hall at the March 8th General Membership Meeting. Polls will be open from 12:00 PM (noon) to 5:00 PM.

GENERAL ELECTION: The General Election will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2020 from 12:00 PM (noon) until Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM (noon) (24 hours). The Run-Off Election (if necessary) will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 12:00 PM (noon) until Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM (noon) (24 hours). Further details will be communicated in upcoming bulletins and postings.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: The next General Membership Meeting is Sunday, February 9th at 2:30 PM at UAW Local 2000, 3151 Abbe Road, Sheffield Village. In addition to the regular agenda: Appointment of seven (7) tellers by President Bill Samples to conduct the election for Election Committee members. Nominations for the Election Committee Members will be accepted from the floor.

Bill Samples, President / Herb Bennett, Chairperson Unit 1 / Melanie Meyer, Chairperson Unit 2

Pedro Natal, Chairperson Unit 3 / Brian Plumley, Chairperson Unit 4 / Kevin Patton, Chairperson Unit 5