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Here you will find up to date news, information regarding Retiree benefits, new Retirees, deceased members, Veteran's benefits, and more.

On April 21st, Pete Wheeler, who served as the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Veterans Services, passed away. Pete served in this capacity for more than 60 years. Pete was always a staunch advocate for veterans rights, and he helped countless Georgia veterans receive their deserved benefits over the years. His leadership, and dedication of service, will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Wheeler family at this time.

Thank you,

Robert Humphery
UAW Local 10 Retiree Veterans

Local 10 would like to congratulate Zane Payne on his election to rhe 2015 Labor Hall of Fame. Zane has worked extremely hard for the union and it's members throughout his distinguished career, and has served loyally in several capacities. His Hall of Fame induction is richly deserved.

Congratulations Zane!

I am not a benefits rep, but I have received many calls from our members who are somewhat confused about our medical and vision plan.  At the first of the year we got our coverage back.  Many had kept their coverage through COBRA and was paying monthly premiums.  Now it is up to you if you want to keep them both. But many of our Retirees don't know that they are paying for something they may not need.  If you have any questions on the above we have benefits reps that are at the IBEW drop in center on Tuesdays and Thursdays every week. The phone number is (404) 688-9225.  Talk it up with Retirees you know that may not have access to the internet or Facebook.  Debbie is available at the UAW office Monday-Friday, (770) 457-3128.


Jimmy Hyde

Please help support the Letter Carriers Food Drive on Saturday May 9, 2015. Put your non-perishable donation in a bag by your mailbox. It will be picked up and delivered to the local food bank.

Please call your State Representative today to stop the Fast Track initiative.

How It Works:

1. Dial: 888-926-0045
2. When prompted enter your local union number and your zip code.
3. You will be connected to your representative.
4. Leave a message with the aide who answers the phone.  Tell them "The Representative needs to OPPOSE Fast Track."
5. The aide will likely ask for your name and address.
6. You are finished. Thank you for helping to stop Fast Track.


You can now read Solidarity Magazine online, You can view the latest issue by clicking here, or simply go to http://digital.turn-page.com/i/453127

Dear Local 10 Retiree,

Local 10 Retiree’s has a new meeting location and our new location is at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church.  The address is 182 Hunter Street Norcross GA  30071. It is a great facility and we will still be having our lunch afterwards. Hopewell Baptist is between Buford Highway and Peachtree Industrial Blvd off Jimmy Carter. You will turn on West Peachtree Street off Jimmy Carter and proceed approximately 1/2 mile (you will go through 1 stop sign) until you get to Autry Street, turn left, go about.02 of a mile and you will be at the Church parking lot at the rear of the Church. Our meeting room is Faith Hall .We have secured this meeting space for the remainder of the year. Remember we meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 and lunch is served afterwards. We are trying to make our meeting as productive as possible our plans are to have presentations from various Health Care Advocate groups. Our March meeting we will have a diabetes  presentation from the Diabetes Association of Atlanta there will be a free screening for diabetes . As we do each month we will have our Health Care Providers on hand and benefit representatives to help you with any issues you may be having. 

2015 Meeting Dates:
February   17th          July         21 

March       17th          August   18th

April         21st          September 15th

May         19th          October 20th

June        16th          November 17th

Thanks for you do to make our Retiree Chapter Work it’s a great place to catch up with friends and stay up to date on issues that affect our daily lives.

See You at the meeting! 

CHAIRMAN:    JIMMY HYDE                                                                               
VICE CHAIRMAN:   TOMMY HILL                                                                       
SGT-AT-ARMS:  HI-C GLENN                                                                                   

For more information feel free to call me 678-773-6304 or Local 10 Office 770-457-3128

In Solidarity,

Kathy Fowler
President UAW Local 10

Local 10 Retirees is now on Facebook! You can visit our Facebook page by clicking here, or simply go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/249162281923853/

The UAW Medical Benefits Trust announced that effective January 1, 2015 “The Trust” will provide Dental and Vision coverage to eligible GM and Chrysler Retirees;  Surviving Spouses and their eligible dependents.

 The covered benefits will be comparable to those provided by the companies prior to the 2009 bankruptcies.

Details will be provided to eligible Retirees this Fall.

If you are paying premiums for COBRA coverage, you should NOT cancel at this time, as the new coverage will NOT  BE EFFECTIVE UNTIL……January 12015.

The Trust will notify you of this change by letter very soon.   PLEASE Read It .

If it says…UAW Medical Benefits Trust …... Read It !

We had a great time today at our Local 10 Retiree’s Annual   Thanksgiving and Christmas  Meeting .

We had about 300 in attendance as old friends gathered for the last meeting of the year. We were joined by our Regional Director Ray Curry who gave us an extensive report about what’s  going on in our Region. It was exciting to hear about the progress at our 2 new Locals in Chattanooga TN  and  Vance AL. Director Curry had some very nice things to say about our retirees at Local 10 and our course he was dead on.

Charlie Flemming President Of the Georgia AFL-CIO gave us a report on the Status of the Georgia Labor Movement .  He talked about how the UAW ran the phone banks during the past elections although we did not win our retirees made over 200,000 calls. He said anytime there was a struggle for Workers Rights anywhere  Local 10 was always there. When he gets a call for action his first call is always to Kathy Fowler at Local 10 and again and again the UAW is there. It makes me proud to know that these 2 great Labor Leaders recognize the dedication of our Local 10 Retiree’s.

Steve Raymon Chevrolet donated 10  $50.00 Gift Certificates  and I had several comments about how nice it was for them to do this. Willie Monroe had Capitol Cadillac on hand and they donated 2 car Details for our raffle.  If you know of any Dealers that might want to donate  gifts to our retirees meetings  tell  them to contact me and I will get Willie Monroe to negotiate a deal with them.

Mark your calendars for next year we meet the 3rd Tuesday each month at 10:30 at the Comfort Inn and Conference Center address 2002 Clearview  Ave just off Buford Highway.

Hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving  and  a Merry Christmas.

Be  Safe.

See You in January,


Click on the picture below to get the 2015 UAW Vehicle Guide

If you would like to receive email notifications from us regarding news, events, updates, and Funeral Notifications, please call the Union Hall at (770) 457-3128 or email your information to kfowler@local10retirees.com.  Once we have your email address we will add it to the mailing list.

Dear Brother and Sister Retirees,

If any of you have any changes in your life, such as a death of a spouse, change of address, remove or add a dependent, or change your healthcare plan, you must contact our healthcare provider (Hewitt) so that they can update their system.  Hewitt is the provider for our Veba Trust Fund account.  the number is 1-(866)-637-7555.  Their hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm.  You will also need to contact the GM Benefit Center so your pensions won't get messed up.  That number is 1-(800)-489-4646 (Fidelity). 

We have mentioned this at the retiree meetings numerous times, but if you are not sure who your beneficiary is please contact Fidelity and request a new beneficiary form.  Fill the form out and mail it back.  The new form will replace your old one with the correct person that you designate as the person you want to leave your life insurance to.  If you have a computer you can also update you beneficiary form online. 

This message from Debbie Garcia:

If anyone needs to verify employment, they can contact the Benefit Service Center at 1-(800)-489-4646.  We the UAW cannot verify employment.  Please call the number and ask for Other Programs.  This will get you to employment verification. 

Kathy Fowler-President
Clarence Towns-Vice President
Sherri Phillips-Recording Secretary
Claude Willis III-Financial Secretary
Sharon Patterson Glenn-Trustee
Jane "Kae" Kelly-Trustee
Bob Humphery-Trustee
Kenny Bradford-Guide
Waymond Harris-Seargant At Arms