OFFICE HOURS AT UAW LOCAL 95
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY-10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
UAW/GM Benefit Rep. at Local 95 - Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
CHECK OUT . . Calendar update for October (link shown above)
Our next Red
Cross Blood Drive will be held on
MONDAY - October 16th from 2 - 6 p.m. at
the UAW Local 95 Hall.
OCTOBER MEMBERSHIP MEETING OF UAW LOCAL 95:
Thursday, October 19th at 6 p.m. at the Union Hall
SPECIAL: We are extending a special invitation to
our previous Local 95 members who have retired from other plants and
have transferred their Retiree membership back to Local 95.
We hope we will get to see some old friends and co-workers. Please
pass the word.
There will be pizza and refreshments for all in
attendance, compliments of the Local 95 Community Service Committee.
LOOKING FOR A VENUE FOR YOUR WEDDING RECEPTION?
Well, look no further. Local 95 has opened up our Rentals for
2018. Call (608)
755-5120, ext.111 to get Hall Rental details and book your event.
Our facility offers: a great location (easy access from Hwy 51
South and I-90), ample parking, non-smoking facility, handicap
accessible, spacious dance floor, a wonderful kitchen for your licensed
caterer and we are staffed with friendly and helpful janitor, bartenders
and security. Whether a small group of 100 or a large group of
280...our facility is a perfect fit.
Hall Set-up: 8' banquet tables (seats 8 to a table), stage
which accommodates a band or DJ, main entrance which has great greeting
area, separate coat room and a wonderful large oak table in the Hall,
which has been used for gifts and/or photo displays.
We are happy to be able to offer discounts to our UAW members and
to Union members. We, also do rentals to the public at a very
reasonable rate. Call and check us out.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26TH - RETIREE DAY AT LOCAL 95 - CRAFT DAY
TOO - INSURANCE PROVIDERS ON HAND
Make plans to attend your monthly Retiree Day at UAW Local 95 Union Hall.
We will have ALL the insurance providers at this meeting - so you have
time to talk with them if you are still unsure of your insurance
Our October Retiree Day is always our CRAFT DAY also.
There is always some great items to choose from.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and your own
table service. We eat at noon and have a short meeting at 1 p.m.
to update our members on anything NEW. In the afternoon we have
BINGO or cards, if you care to partake.
We have had many NEWLY retired members moving back to the
Janesville area and transfer their membership back to "95".
Would love to see you at the next Retiree Meeting.
BENEFIT REP MIKE FEIRN'S UPCOMING HOURS AT LOCAL 95:.
Benefit Rep. Mike Feirn has hours of 8:30 a.m. until
1 p.m at Local 95 on Wednesdays
Wed., October 18th - 8:30 a.m. until 1
p.m. at Local 95
Wed., October 25th - 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
at Local 95
Wed., November 1st - 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
at Local 95
We all know, that things can come up that might change the above schedule,
so if you are traveling some distance, please call the Local 95 Office
608-755-5120 and listen to the recording. If Mike won't be in, we
will have it on the recording and on our webpage.
To reach him at his Region 4 Office, please call 1-866-782-6512
Update: Each month at our General Membership Meeting we
read the names of Local 95 members who have passed away. We ring
the bell to honor them as a friend and a family member of our Local.
We have been asked many times to share these names on our website, and
are in the process of setting this up. In the mean time, we are
attaching the names of those we have reported out at this year's monthly
(Please note that our reporting month in
many cases are months after their actual date of death. We rely
and get our information from our local newspaper and GM's death
notifications furnished to us each month.)
Click the following link: Remembrance
REP LOCAL 95 HOURS:
are 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at UAW Local 95.
Please feel free to call our Local 95 Office to hear if there are any
changes in Mike Feirn's schedule....because sometimes, things come up!!
LOCAL 95 RETIRED WORKERS CHAPTER ELECTION RESULTS:
At our June 22nd Membership Meeting we held our
triennial elections for our Executive Board positions of:
Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary and Sergeant-at-Arm.
Term: 3 years
RESULTS: Vice Chair - Bruce
Penny, Recording Secretary - Margaret Brandenburg, Financial Secretary -
Bill Breidenstein and Sergeant - at - Arms - Tim Rutter.
would like to take this time to thank Nate Johnston for his many, many
years of service to his Retired Worker's Chapter, as our
Sergeant-at-Arms. He attended all his meetings and was always one
of the first to volunteer his time to any and all projects that our
Union needed. Brother Johnston was unable to run due to his
health. He resides at Rock Haven and loves any and all visits.
THANKS again, Nate!
NOTICE FROM YOUR RETIREE CHAPTER BENEFIT REP., MIKE FEIRN:
There is NO change to 2017 Express Scripts Prescription Drug
Coverage for RETIREES.
Only active hourly GM employees will be moved to CVS Caremark
August 1, 2017.
If you are an active GM employee and have Mercycare HMO for your
healthcare plan, your drug coverage will remain with Mercycare.
Hope this clears up any misunderstanding.
ON THE NEW LEGAL SERVICES PLAN:
NOW open your new case using the UAW-FCA-Ford-General Motors
Legal Services Plan...called "Plan".
To start your new case call this toll-free number: 800-482-7700.
It's important to take this first step to open your case and let the
Plan know that there are many in this area that will be using this
Here is the actual Plan Information furnished to us at this point:
The Walter & May Reuther Family Education Center in Black Lake (Onaway)
MI is offering a new limited time pricing for camp sites at Black Lake,
the finest untouched wilderness area.
~ Camp sites are now available for $28 per day. Pets allowed for a
fee of $5 per day.
~ Open May 6th through late fall.
~ Check in time on day of arrival is 2 p.m. and check out time on
day of departure is 10 a.m.
Call (989) 733-8521 for your questions and reservation today!
p.s. 30/50 amp service and space for most RV's also.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE:
Veteran behind! The Rock County Regional Veterans Treatment
Court meets twice a month on Thursday afternoons at 3 p.m. in Courtroom
D at the Rock County Courthouse, 51 S Main Street in Janesville.
The objective of the court is to give veterans who faithfully served
their country a second chance by offering them treatment for their
substance abuse and/or mental health issues rather than incarceration.
This is done under intensive supervision of the Veterans Court team.
For more information, contact the Rock County Veteran Service Officer
(John Solis) at 608-757-5551 or VA Justice Outreach Social Worker
(Edward Zapala) at 608-320-2095.
- Are High Energy costs
getting you down? The Home Energy Plus Program may be able
to help. For more information in Rock County call (800) 506-5596.
- Limited funds and
looking to purchase a reliable vehicle in order to get to work?
Contact Community Action of Rock and Walworth Counties and inquire of
their "Work N Wheels" program. Website:
or phone 262.728.8296, ext 207 (Anna Barber) to check your eligibity.
Show Pride In Your Military
Service by filling out the application for the
UAW Veterans Card. This card
serves as a statement that you are a UAW member who proudly served in
the U.S. Armed Forces.
Mail, email or drop off the application at your Union Hall and we will
forward it to the International Union Retired Worker's Department.
They will process your application and mail our card back to your Local
Union. Once we receive your Service Card, we will contact
you for you to pick it up.
To see the form and print off, click on:
ANYONE CAN JOIN OUR UAW LOCAL 95 VETERAN'S COMMITTEE.
WE WOULD WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!! CALL THE UNION HALL FOR
MORE INFORMATION, 608-755-5120, EXT 111.
We want to remind everyone...we still
have dates available for 2017 and have opened up 2018 for the
rental of our Union Hall. We have "special rates" for our UAW
members and "Other Union" members and a very reasonable rate for those
not union affiliated.
Look over this:
Hall Rental Information
Call us at
608-755-5120, ext. 111.
Looking for your
Perfect Reception Hall?:
Just imagine, you could be holding
YOUR wedding reception in this beautiful Hall.
Call 608-755-5120 ext. 111 to get more information. Special rates
for our UAW Local 95 members and their immediate family. Start
your plans with a call to us!
WE CAN MAKE YOUR DAY SPECIAL!
The Local 95 Community Service Committee is collecting non-perishable
food items for ECHO and would like your
We have an ECHO barrel located just inside
the doors coming into the Local 95 Office. Simply place your items
in the barrel and we will see they are delivered to
As always, we appreciate and thank our members for their kindness and
Any questions, please contact the Union Hall at 608-755-5120, ext. 111.
Benefit Rep. Mike
Mike has regular hours of 8:30 a.m.
until 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at UAW Local 95.
We always tell our members to please call the Union Hall at
608-755-5120 before making the trip to the Union Hall to see our Benefit
Rep. If there are any unforeseen circumstances which come up that
would keep Mike from his regular hours...we will have it posted on this
website, the Local 95's Facebook and on the phone recording at the Hall.
Our way of trying to keep our membership in the loop and updated.
Workers Compensation Attorney:
The Gillick, Wicht, Gillick &
Graf, Injured Worker's Law Firm, has discontinued their scheduled hours
at Local 95 every other month. They ask that you contact their
office in Milwaukee via their toll-free phone number (800-942-2880) and
schedule an appointment date and time to meet with them, making their
trip to Local 95 more cost and time efficient. Again, they can be
reached at toll free number