It will be a challenging year for all of us, so we need to stick together and support each other as union brothers and sisters.
There is a new phone number for the
UAW-GM Legal Services Plan. Effective Wednesday, January 25, 2017 the Plan began taking new cases. A new case can be opened by calling toll-free: 800-482-7700. For more info, see our website, lansinglabornews.org.
It’s not too late to make plans for this year’s Winterfest in February. This annual event is sponsored by the Oldsmobile Outdoor Club. The dates are February. 17-19. With ice fishing contests, Bingo, games for the kids and let’s not forget the indoor swimming pool. It will be fun for all, so come out and join us. If you would like to make reservations, call the host hotel, the Ramada Inn at 989-348-7611. Hopefully the ice will hold up.
Everyone’s looking forward to the Florida picnic in Bradenton again this year. It will be held on Tuesday, February 21. This is for UAW Locals 652, 602, 1618, 1753 and LAFCU, both hourly and salaried employees. As in recent years, it will be at the American Legion Kirby Steward Post, 2000 75th Street West (Between Cortez & Manatee Ave.). Register at 11 a.m., eat at noon. Meal and plastic tableware will be provided. For information, call Jere Auvenshine at (517) 626-2398 or Larry Miller at 941-746-6968 (home) or 941-920-2988 (cell).
Save the date: Sunday, February 26, 4:00 p.m. will be the Local 652 Black History program, at the Local 652 hall. With keynote speaker UAW International Assistant Director of the Civil and Human Rights Department Melvin Coleman. It should be a great evening shared by all.