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8 SPEEA SPOTLITEJANUARY 2019
Local 2001, AFL-CIO, CLC
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The annual retention-rating process is under way for Profs and Techs at The Boeing Company. Below is a high-level
timeline of what’s next in the process.
• Managers complete assessments - Jan. 15-24
• Skill captains/line managers complete retention meetings - Jan. 28 - Feb. 22
• Skill Team final review - Feb. 25 - March 1
• Workforce final review - March 1-8
• Employee notices distributed - March 11-28
• Effective date – March 29
• Post exercise - Skill Captains communicate
competences for 2020 across skills
For more information about retention ratings
and SPEEA’s appeal request process, go to www.
speea.org (click on drop-down menu - Member
Performance Management: Define
Tuesday, Jan. 15
SPEEA Everett - 4:30 p.m.
SPEEA Tukwila - 5 p.m.
Email email@example.com to sign up
Labor union scholarships
These scholarships are available to members of
SPEEA, IFPTE Local 2001 and their families.
Four Dominick D. Critelli, Jr. scholarships,
worth $2,500 each, are awarded to a college-bound student from IFPTE's public, private,
federal and Canadian sectors (one per sector). The scholarships are for high school seniors
who are children or grandchildren of SPEEA,
IFPTE Local 2001 members.
See more at www.ifpte.org (drop-down menu:
Join Us/IFPTE Benefits). Applications are due
In 2018, Kyle Sherick, son of SPEEA member Daniel M. Sherick, won the award for the
The Jerry Beckendorf Community Services
Scholarship is offered through the Pierce
County Central Labor Council (PCCLC),
AFL-CIO, for union members’ high school
seniors who live and volunteer in Pierce County,
Wash. Learn more at www.pclaborcares.org.
The application date is not set.
In 2018, Amy Wilkerson, (daughter of SPEEA
member Jim Wilkerson) won a Beckendorf
Community Services scholarship.
This is a nationwide scholarship program for all
unions participating in the Union Plus program,
which includes IFPTE. Current and retired
members, their spouses and their dependent
children are eligible.
The one-time cash awards of $500 to $4,000 are
given for study beginning in the fall. Applicants
are evaluated on a number of factors, including
two essays (which count for up to half of your
score). Learn more at www.unionplus.org.
Applications are due Jan. 31.
Midwest CRs meet with Spirit CEO
Nearly 20 Midwest Council Reps met with Tom Gentile, president and CEO of Spirit AeroSystems. At the Town Hall,
Gentile presented information on Spirit’s strategy, challenges and how Spirit is responding to those challenges. The Council
Reps submitted a dozen questions which Gentile responded to in the meeting Dec. 13.
SPEEA is on