UAW Local 1970 (Ford Salaried Workers)

     The Retirement Party on September 20, 2018, was a great success!  We were fortunate to have our very own Dave Baerlin take photos at the event.  Thank you, Dave!  Another thank you goes out to

We are planning a Retirement Party on Thursday, September 20, 2018, due to the large number of Body CAD employees retiring this year!  Save the date: 

Listed below are the locals that have Cedar Point tickets.    Please call the local for pricing and availability.   

     Our first retiree this year is Gary Ginnard!  He hired in at Ford in March of 1978. He is our third most senior designer.  He has been a union member since he hired in.

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The next General Membership Meeting will be on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.  As usual, this autumn meeting will be at UAW Local 245 at 1226 Monroe Street in Dearborn.  The meeting hall will be open and dinner will be available at 3:30 p.m.  The meeting will start at 4:30 p.m.  Please join your union brothers and sisters at the meeting!

At the end of 2017, we will be saying good-bye to six Body CAD Designers:

Tom Coseo - - December 1977

Mark Miller - - May 1978

Mitch Zukowski - - May 1985

Tammy Gratson - - September 1986

Bob Mulka - - November 1989

Vic Kapla - - June 2012

Please click on the attachments below to download and read a brief biography about each Designer.  Good luck to you all and Happy Retirement!!

At the meetingon August 23, 2018, the winner of the Good and Welfare pots were:
$250 - Dan Mitchell          $100 - Tom Bliznick

The names pulled for the $100 Rolling Pot were:

James Graham     Brent Brumo     Floyd Harter     Charie Varney     Dave Hinze

The next Rolling Pot will be worth $200.