Retirees

1828 Collett v. UAW Local Union 292

The Local has restored the money taken from the Retired Workers Chapter Fund.  Because there is no further relief that the PRB could grant in this case, the Board must deny the appeal as moot.  However, Board finds it necessary to make clear that the Local’s actions were contrary to ...
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1818 Boline v. UAW International Executive Board

The Board applies a presumption that all elections conducted by a local union are valid.  To rebut this presumption, a challenger must show by clear and convincing evidence that some improper practice occurred to such a degree that it could have affected the outcome of the election.  That showing has ...
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1805 Thompson v. Duque, President, UAW Local Union 22

Article 6, §19 of the International Constitution entitles members in good standing who retire to obtain “retired membership status.”  Article 55, §1 of the Constitution also provides for the formation of retired workers chapters in any local with 25 or more retired members.  The question raised by this appeal is ...
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1499 King and Ford v. Local 600 Executive Board

Local 600’s Bylaws assign specific bargaining and grievance handling responsibilities to the Financial Secretary-Treasurer. The International Union’s policy forbidding retirees from holding offices which involve collective bargaining duties applies to any office, not only those described in Article 45. As a retiree, therefore, Bob King was ineligible to run for ...
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1534 Pearson v. Local Union 140

In 1999, the International Union adopted a rule that retired members could not run for and hold executive offices that are inextricably involved in the bargaining process, even though they may have been permitted to do so in the past. We do not accept Pearson’s view that the Union is ...
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1568 Henderson v. UAW GM Dept.

The negotiation of the settlement agreement and the plan to have it approved in a class action lawsuit was part of a complex bargaining policy which we are forbidden by Article 33, §3(f), to review in any way. Reconsideration was requested and denied.
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1589 Grima and Hayosh v. IEB

Candidates in the election had challenged the eligibility of retirees from the former Local 174 to vote in the election. Under the circumstances, the Election Committee should have determined which members were from the old Local Union and issued them challenged ballots. Furthermore, the retirees from the old Local were ...
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1594 Gordon v. Local Union 1112

Gordon has not identified any violation of his rights under the collective bargaining agreement or the retirement program. The fact that management chose to retain three employees beyond the mandatory retirement date of July 1, 2006, has no bearing on Gordon’s situation. Appellant’s request for reconsideration was denied.
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1617 Baxter v. Local Union 659 Joint Council

The one issue of substance raised by this appeal is whether the notice postponing the election that was posted by the election committee chairperson confused voters to such an extent that the election results did not reflect the will of the electorate. The record demonstrates that the local union responded ...
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1625 Brogdon v. Local Union 719

Brogdon did not postpone his retirement under duress; he postponed it to protect his workers’ compensation benefits. This circumstance had no bearing on the amount of retirement incentive he was entitled to under GM’s Special Attrition Program. There was no contractual basis for Brogdon’s grievance demanding a higher incentive payment ...
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