Posts Posts by: "CLJ"

Yet another “associate” has pled guilty to performing hundreds of thousands of collars of home overhauling for the notorious “Johnny Doc” and his family.   The money allegedly came from union funds and not Dougherty himself.  What separates this indictment from the others is the confidentiality of the proceedings which have been covered in an unusually…(Read More)

West Virginia teachers, take hold of your First Amendment rights, and your professional liability.  All government employees may exercise their First Amendment rights to resign from unwanted union membership by visiting    On June 16, 2020, in United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Cathy Byers, former…(Read More)

Another union official gets caught with his hand in the till in New Jersey, where union membership is high.  Even though the former finance office was only the part-time secretary for the local, he had complete power over the checkbook and took advantage of those union members who paid, willingly or not, for…(Read More)

After an investigation Former President and Secretary-Treasurer for the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), was sentenced to 366 days in prison and two years of supervised release.  He will report to the Bureau of Prisons on August 7.  Tony J. Liesenfeld, 49, was removed from office in December, 2015 after an…(Read More)

As news media recounts Attorney General Matthew Schneider as “losing patience” with United Auto Workers (UAW)  bosses who have stolen millions in dues from the union, one can only imagine how the UAW’s almost 400,000 rank and file members, especially those who are forced-dues payers, feel about the latest news on…(Read More)

It can only be called a sham election when union officials ignore standard protocols which ensure all rank and file members the opportunity to participate in fair and honest elections.  There is no democracy in this type of union election.  Once again, government employee union officials have cheated their members out of a…(Read More)