UAW LOCAL 863

IMPORTANT ELECTION NOTICE

UAW-FORD LOCAL 863
IMPORTANT ELECTION BULLETIN
There will be an Election held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 5:00a.m. to 8:00p.m. at the Sharonville Plant in the Alcove Room, to elect the following positions:
Alternate District Committee – three (3) to be elected
Skilled Trades Alternate – one (1) to be elected
All ACTIVE Members of UAW-Ford Local 863 Sharonville Unit, both Skilled and Non-Skilled, who are in good standing with one-year seniority are nominated as a Candidate to the respective offices and positions, per the UAW Constitution and Local 863 Bylaws.

Candidate Acceptance Forms are available at UAW Local 863 Union Headquarters, 10708 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio. A Candidate Acceptance Form must be submitted in person, photo identification required, to UAW Local 863 Union Headquarters, at 10708 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio on any of the following date(s):
July 20, July 21, July 22, July 23, from 8:00am 4:30pm, and on July 24 from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Each member who submits a Candidate Acceptance Form will be given a receipt at UAW Local 863 Union Headquarters. All members must wear a mask while inside the UAW Union Hall.

The Election Committee will use a lottery draw to determine each candidate’s position on the ballot. The lottery draw will be held on July 24, 2020 at 3:30pm at UAW Local 863 Union Hall. All Members are welcome to be present for the drawing.

All ACTIVE Members of UAW-Ford Local 863 Sharonville Unit will vote at the Sharonville Plant (Alcove Room),
on August 18, 2020 from 5:00am to 8:00pm. A photo-identification is required to vote.

UAW-Ford members who are on medical will vote at the Sharonville Plant (Alcove Room) on August 18, 2020
from 5:00am to 8:00pm. A photo-identification is required to vote.

UAW-Ford members who are on laid-off will vote at the Sharonville Plant (Alcove Room) on August 18, 2020
from 5:00am to 8:00pm. A photo-identification is required to vote.

Members who are terminated and have an active-grievance in the system may vote at UAW Local 863 Union
Headquarters on August 18, 2020 from 7:00am to 4:30pm. A photo-identification is required to vote.

Absentee Ballots are available only for Members who will be out of town on assigned Union Business or assigned
Company Business on August 18, 2020. A request for an Absentee Ballot must be made in writing before Election Day, August 18, 2020, and addressed to the UAW Local 863 Election Committee, 10708 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241. Absentee Ballots must be returned to UAW Local 863 Election Committee, 10708 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241, prior to the start of the election on August 18, 2020.

If you are (a) turned away at the Sharonville Plant Gate due to failing survey, or (b) off work due to coronavirus symptoms, or (c) off work under the CARES ACT: YOU CAN STILL VOTE in this election on August 18, 2020 by calling the Election Committee Chair Jessica Carpenter at (513) 806-9705 between 7:00am and 4:30pm on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.

If necessary, a Run-off Election will be held on August 25, 2020, same time frame(s) as mentioned above.
Absentee Ballots will be available, as soon as possible, if Member will be out of town on assigned Union Business
or assigned Company Business on the run-off election date.

In the event of a tie vote – the winner will be determined by a coin toss.

All Members of UAW Local 863 who are in good standing are eligible to vote.  Members who are not in good standing are not eligible to vote.

 

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