Posts Posts by: "NILRR Staff"

Critical, Critical and Declining, Endangered and WRERA Status Notices Under Federal pension law, if a multiemployer pension plan is determined to be in critical status (a plan in critical and declining status is considered to be a plan in critical status) or endangered status, the plan must provide notice of this status to participants, beneficiaries…(Read More)

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CAP Closing Letters 2018 This page contains U.S. Department of Labor Compliance Audit Program (CAP) closing letters issued in 2018. Closing letters for audits are issued upon the completion of a union audit performed by the Office of Labor-Management Standards. Union NameAffiliateDatePDFAir Traffic Controllers (NATCA)ZAU10-30-18PDFAmalgamated Transit UnionDIV 39812-11-18PDFAmerican…(Read More)

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On December 20, 2018, in the United States District Court of Rhode Island, Adam Conheeny, former police officer and former Treasurer of Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 8 (located in Newport, R.I.), was sentenced to three months of imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release.  Conheeny previously paid $20,000…(Read More)

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2018 USDOL Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) On December 20, 2018, in the United States District Court of Rhode Island, Adam Conheeny, former police officer and former Treasurer of Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 8 (located in Newport, R.I.), was sentenced to three months of imprisonment followed by two years of supervised…(Read More)

On November 5, 2018, in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the Department filed suit against the United Steelworkers Union (USW) Local 1940 (located in Lewistown, Pa.).  The lawsuit seeks to nullify the union’s April 23, 2018 regular election of officers.  The complaint alleges that the union violated section…(Read More)

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From a CNS Op-Ed by Stan Greer, National Institute for Labor Relations Research senior research associate: Forced-Unionism States Face $200B Income Loss as Taxpayers Flee Slow-Growth States.  Click here to read the full CNSNews.com piece. For decades, hardworking taxpayers have been fleeing the slow-growth states that permit the firing of…(Read More)