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DOL Updated 07/01/2020 On June 24, 2020, in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Sandra King, former President of the Federation of Police and Security (located in Owings Mills, Md.), was charged in a criminal information with one count of embezzlement from a labor organization, in violation of 29…(Read More)

As the UAW corruption investigation continues to trickle out headlines, so do the plea deals that create the headlines. The National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR.org) compiled those plea agreements for your convenience. Downloadable Copies of UAW Scandal Related Plea Deals Gary Jones (Former UAW President)Alphons Iacobelli & Monica Morgan (spouse of…(Read More)

Under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, As Amended (LMRDA), labor organizations constitutions are not allowed to violate the LMRDA. If any union’s constitution violates the LMRDA, then those provisions are considered invalid and legally unenforceable. So, it is a good idea to know the LMRDA and read a union’s…(Read More)

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As numerous UAW officials are pleading guilty to embezzlement involving resort and golfing schemes, it seems obvious that the decades of losses at the UAW-owned resort and golf courses at Black Lake should be getting a second look by Labor Department and Justice Department investigators. Spending like politicians who tax others to pay for…(Read More)

( DOL updated 06/01/2020) (NILRR Staff Update 06/03/2020) On May 22, 2020, Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1400 (located in Portsmouth, N.H.) and the Department entered a settlement agreement to end the litigation surrounding the union’s election of officers that concluded on October 4, 2017. In that settlement…(Read More)

USDOL LM-2 Disclosures Top-Paid Disclosed Officers and Employees What’s Under UAW’s Hood? While some wages appear on union LM-2 reports, gargantuan amounts paid to officers are often hidden. For example, AFL-CIO president John Sweeney used to report an LM-2 salary of around $225,000. However, his signed AFL…(Read More)