ILA Union Boss Iara I. Clemente-Rivera Pleads Guilty to Crimes

US Department of Labor Investigation Update

Iara I. Clemente-Rivera, a member of ILA Local 1740, has pleaded guilty to labor racketeering.

From the Department of Labor:

On August 16, 2023, in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, Iara I. Clemente-Rivera, member of International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local 1740 (located in San Juan, P.R.), pleaded guilty to labor racketeering (RICO Act), in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1962(d). The guilty plea follows a joint investigation by the OLMS New York District Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, and Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration.