Local UAW president among GM Lordstown workers to receive transf - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Local UAW president among GM Lordstown workers to receive transfer option

Posted: Updated:
AP Photo/Tony Dejak AP Photo/Tony Dejak
LORDSTOWN, Ohio -

The leader of the UAW Local 1112 membership team who is waiting to learn the official fate of the GM Lordstown plant this fall, is among a group of local autoworkers that received voluntary transfer notices this week.

Local 1112 President Dave Green did not want to comment on his decision on Saturday. He says he'll make an official announcement on Wednesday whether or not he'll voluntarily transfer to the GM Bedford Castings Operations plant in Bedford, Indiana. 

Green did say in an interview on WFMJ Weekend Today last Sunday that if he received a notice, he would have to make the best decision for his family, just like many other families have done and may have to do. Green has relatives in the Cincinnati area, which is less than three hours away from the Bedford plant.

In that interview, Green said he was holding out hope for another product at GM Lordstown as a result of contract talks between the UAW International and GM, which officially got underway in Detroit on Monday.

"I'm very hopeful that they're going to be able to get some product into Lordstown. I'm just not going to give up on that," Green said last Sunday.

He told his fellow membership in his weekly video update on Friday that more transfer notices were received by laid-off workers in the Valley this week.

The locations aside from Bedford included the Lansing Grand River, Lansing Delta Township and Wentzville General Motors plants. 

Green went on to explain that the transfer notices are voluntary and will continue to go out.  He says notices went out for five locations last week.

  • News WatchNews WatchMore>>

  • Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

    Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

    Thursday, August 22 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-08-22 11:11:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is traveling to Louisville, Ky., to deliver remarks to the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Con...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is traveling to Louisville, Ky., to deliver remarks to the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Con...
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is traveling to Louisville, Ky., to deliver remarks to the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Con...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is traveling to Louisville, Ky., to deliver remarks to the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Con...
    President Donald Trump plans to discuss his commitment to the military during an address to a gathering of veterans.More >>
    President Donald Trump plans to discuss his commitment to the military during an address to a gathering of veterans.More >>
  • Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting program

    Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting program

    Thursday, August 22 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-08-22 11:11:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Misty Dotson hugs her son's at their home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Murray, Utah. Dotson is a 33-year-old single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 6, who goes to Planned Parenthood for care through the Title X program. Dotson is ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Misty Dotson hugs her son's at their home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Murray, Utah. Dotson is a 33-year-old single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 6, who goes to Planned Parenthood for care through the Title X program. Dotson is ...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Misty Dotson hugs her son's at their home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Murray, Utah. Dotson is a 33-year-old single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 6, who goes to Planned Parenthood for care through the Title X program. Dotson is ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Misty Dotson hugs her son's at their home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Murray, Utah. Dotson is a 33-year-old single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 6, who goes to Planned Parenthood for care through the Title X program. Dotson is ...
    Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout over its decision to quit family planning program.More >>
    Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout over its decision to quit family planning program.More >>
  • Youngstown police investigate multiple overnight shootings

    Youngstown police investigate multiple overnight shootings

    Thursday, August 22 2019 6:56 AM EDT2019-08-22 10:56:20 GMT
    Scioto Street shooting sceneScioto Street shooting scene
    Scioto Street shooting sceneScioto Street shooting scene

    A police sergeant tells 21 News it's unusual to have several people shot in one night, but that's what detectives are investigating in the City of Youngstown. 

    More >>

    A police sergeant tells 21 News it's unusual to have several people shot in one night, but that's what detectives are investigating in the City of Youngstown. 

    More >>
  • More NewsMore>>

  • Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

    Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

    Thursday, August 22 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-08-22 11:11:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is traveling to Louisville, Ky., to deliver remarks to the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Con...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is traveling to Louisville, Ky., to deliver remarks to the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Con...
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is traveling to Louisville, Ky., to deliver remarks to the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Con...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Trump is traveling to Louisville, Ky., to deliver remarks to the American Veterans (AMVETS) 75th National Con...
    President Donald Trump plans to discuss his commitment to the military during an address to a gathering of veterans.More >>
    President Donald Trump plans to discuss his commitment to the military during an address to a gathering of veterans.More >>
  • Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting program

    Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting program

    Thursday, August 22 2019 7:11 AM EDT2019-08-22 11:11:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Misty Dotson hugs her son's at their home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Murray, Utah. Dotson is a 33-year-old single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 6, who goes to Planned Parenthood for care through the Title X program. Dotson is ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Misty Dotson hugs her son's at their home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Murray, Utah. Dotson is a 33-year-old single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 6, who goes to Planned Parenthood for care through the Title X program. Dotson is ...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Misty Dotson hugs her son's at their home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Murray, Utah. Dotson is a 33-year-old single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 6, who goes to Planned Parenthood for care through the Title X program. Dotson is ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Misty Dotson hugs her son's at their home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Murray, Utah. Dotson is a 33-year-old single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 6, who goes to Planned Parenthood for care through the Title X program. Dotson is ...
    Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout over its decision to quit family planning program.More >>
    Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout over its decision to quit family planning program.More >>
  • Youngstown police investigate multiple overnight shootings

    Youngstown police investigate multiple overnight shootings

    Thursday, August 22 2019 6:56 AM EDT2019-08-22 10:56:20 GMT
    Scioto Street shooting sceneScioto Street shooting scene
    Scioto Street shooting sceneScioto Street shooting scene

    A police sergeant tells 21 News it's unusual to have several people shot in one night, but that's what detectives are investigating in the City of Youngstown. 

    More >>

    A police sergeant tells 21 News it's unusual to have several people shot in one night, but that's what detectives are investigating in the City of Youngstown. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms