UAW Local 716

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Membership meetings are the first Thursday of each month unless otherwise designated.

3rd shift:     6:45am
2nd shift:    1pm
1st shift:     2:45pm
Our current contract with the company expires April 1st, 2017.  Negotiations will begin soon.  SOLIDARITY!!
Your Executive Board

President                      Scott Klomfas
Vice-President              Sylvester Hampton
Recording Secretary     Irene Holmes
Financial Secretary       Cliff Boyd
Trustee                          Bryan Odom
Trustee                          Carl Jones
Trustee                          Elizabeth Woods
Sargent at Arms            Rod Gibson
Guide                            Tammy Oxford

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
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The Company communicated that i2 line rates will increase from 105 to 125 on October 17th and 2/3 ton line will decrease from 20 to 10. Don't know how many employees will be recalled from layoff yet. We will communicate as soon we are informed. The Company communicated this increase in i2 was due to sales.
The Union and Company had an Arbitration Hearing today for employees being denied wages who had previous service with the Company restored and were re-hired. The Union began the hearing presenting our case to the Arbitrator. In the middle of the Union's presentation the Company ask for a break. During the break the Company and Union settled the grievance in favor of the employees and union. The settlement included lump some for back pay and to pay the wages going forward to the 2 employees affected and to pay 1 former employee a lump some. The settlement was without prejudice and read into the record at the hearing.