Ramp letter from James “Bear Cat” Andrews

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Dear, Mr. Jimmy Settles, I would like to thank you for building the deck/ramp at the back entrance of my home.  This addition to my house has made a tremendous difference in my ability to be mobile and more independent since my amputation. Before the Deck/ramp was built, it was

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Habitat for Humanity Oakland County and UAW-Ford

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Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County and Robert and Dorothea Hay would like to express our sincere gratitude to the UAW-Ford team for funding and building their ramp. Click on the image to read the entire story.

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The Diversity Digest – August 2014 Edition

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The August 2014 edition of the Diversity Digest is online! August 2014 Newsletter – Please click the image to view the Diversity Digest.

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Diversity Training at the UAW-Ford National Programs Center

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Click on the image to view larger picture. The 4th annual UAW-Ford Joint Diversity Conference was held June 25-26, 2014, at the National Programs Center in Detroit.  The two-day event was attended by 53 UAW and Ford employees involved in Diversity at 29 Ford locations as well as 10 outside

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2014 Summer Shutdown Safety Achievements

By UAW Ford Joint Programs • In Health & SafetyComments Off on 2014 Summer Shutdown Safety Achievements

 SUMMER SHUTDOWN SUCCESS LTR 2014 PDF The attached recognition letter was sent out to all U.S. Manufacturing Plant Chairpersons and Plant Managers. The NJCHS wants to personally thank you for your part in another outstanding shutdown safety performance. You should be very proud of the results of your efforts.  Feel

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KTP Quality Award for Dennis Lambert

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Dennis Lambert a Tool Maker from Kentucky Truck Plant received a Quality Award when he realized the plant was having an issue with the spring loaded steel pin in the plasma guide wearing a groove in the plasma retaining cap that it rides on. This groove allows the guide to

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ESSP Reps serving meals at COTS

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On Saturday, June 28, 2014 the ESSP Department and the ESSP Reps from the plants locally went to feed the homeless at COTS (Coalition On Temporary Shelters) at 26 Peterboro Detroit, MI. COTS (Coalition On Temporary Shelter) exists to alleviate homelessness by providing an array of services that enable people

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Special Projects Youth Jam

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UAW/Ford sponsored a Safe Summer Youth Jam & Family Health Fair at the Butzel Family Center Detroit, MI yesterday June 26, 2014 from 12:00PM to 6:00 pm. Family’s came to win prizes, play games and get health screenings at the City of Detroit Recreations Department. This special free day of

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Skill Trades Veterans Welding Program

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This 6 week course was held at the Technical Training Center in Lincoln Park, MI.  All participants learned how to set-up, maintain and use various welding process to permanently join metal parts.  The welding methods they learned included the following: Shielded Metal Arc Welding Gas Metal Arc Welding Gas Tungsten

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Benefits Conference June 17, thru June 19, 2014

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In June, the Union Benefit Representatives and NFD Benefits Staff performed landscaping, decorating, sorting, clean up, assembly of hygiene kits and other tasks to assist the Alternative For Girls location in Detroit. This non-profit organization assists homeless girls and young women by providing housing, career counseling and a variety of

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