Registration Now Open for 2016 Financial Officers’ Conference

    

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Register now for the 2016 Financial Officers’ Conference

Greetings:

The UAW Financial Officers’ Conference will be held Sunday, March 13 through Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Doubletree at the Entrance to Universal – in Orlando, Florida.

This conference is for local union presidents, financial secretaries/treasurers, trustees and recording secretaries.  Local union bookkeepers may also attend.  Local unions should plan on attending one of two sessions being offered:

  • Session 1 for LM 2 filers on March 14th – 17th
  • Session 2 for LM 3 & 4 filers on March 16th – 18th

Each session will give you step-by-step instructions for filing your LM and 990 forms.  Participants will have an opportunity to have financial questions answered by International Staff, as well as, learn about any recent changes made by the UAW International Union, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Department of Labor.

For our public sector delegates, please register for Session 1 if you file IRS Form 990 or Session 2 if you file IRS Form 990EZ or 990N.

Delegates are able to attend two workshops. There will be seven workshops offered to the delegates so training can be interest specific. Workshop descriptions can be found online when you register.

All approved software providers will be in attendance.  If your LM forms validate, LM’s may be filed electronically at the conference.

REGISTRATION

The registration form is available online through the Local Union Information System (LUIS).  If you are not registered on LUIS, please use the following link:

https://foc.uaw.org/

Session 1 – All Local Unions Filing LM 2

  • Registration fee is $700 (includes lunches and reception)
  • Registration will begin Sunday, March 13th from 1:00 to 5:30 pm
  • Convenes on Monday, March 14th at 9:00 am
  • Concludes after the morning session on Thursday, March 17th
  • Airline departures should be after 4:00 pm on Thursday

Session 2 – All Local Unions Filing LM 3 or LM 4

  • Registration fee is $550 (includes lunches and reception)
  • Registration will begin Tuesday, March 14th from 2:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Convenes on Wednesday, March 15th at 9:00 am
  • Concludes on Friday, March 18th at 4:00 pm
  • Airline departures should be after 6:00 pm on Friday

Conference Registration deadline is January 29, 2016.  Please make checks payable to “UAW Financial Officers’ Conference” and send to UAW – Attn: David Lay, 8000 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI  48214.  Since the registration fee is non-refundable, we suggest that each local union select alternates in the event a delegate must cancel.

Conference capacity is limited. Local unions responding early with completed registration form and non-refundable fee will have the best chance of being placed in their workshops of choice before capacity is reached.

HOTEL AND TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

Conference attendees are responsible for making their own hotel and travel arrangements.   You must make your hotel reservations by February 12, 2016.

Rooms have been secured at a discount rate of $139.00 per night (plus 6.5% tax and 6% Occupancy Tax) at the Doubletree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando Hotel located at 5780 Major Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32819.   Reservations can be made by calling (800) 222-8733 or on-line at the following dedicated conference webpage, a link is available on the registration page at: https://foc.uaw.org/

Flight arrangements can be made through TSI-USA by email at [email protected] or by telephone at (866) 397-0667.   The transaction fee for emailed reservations is $10 and the transaction fee for telephone reservations is $20.

Local unions that have made arrangements through Coordinated Travel Services and TSI-USA to access the online reservation system may use the online reservations process at www.coordinatedtravel.com.  The transaction fee for online reservations is $4.  The cost of the airline reservation is the responsibility of the local union.

Please identify yourself as an attendee at the UAW Financial Officers’ Conference when making hotel or travel arrangements.

We look forward to your participation in this upcoming conference.

In solidarity,

Gary Casteel

Secretary-Treasurer

Attn:  Financial Secretaries

The LM for this conference is:

Representative……………..7%

Administrative……………..90%

Political………………………3%

 

 


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