Every year, hundreds of thousands of additional jobs are “insourced” into the United States by foreign companies. By 2017, there were more than 7.4 million insourced jobs across the country, which “represented 5.9% of all private sector U.S. jobs,” as University of Michigan-Flint economist Mark Perry reported last month in a…(Read More)

DETROIT (Reuters) – A former United Auto Workers board member charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars of rank-and-file members’ dues is scheduled to appear in federal court in Detroit on Tuesday.The court appearance of Vance Pearson, 58, comes just days after General Motors Co filed…(Read More)

Joseph  Ashton, UAW vice-president, is expected to plead guilty to charges of conspiracy and money laundering in December.  On November 6, 2019, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Joseph Ashton, was charged in an information with one count of conspiracy to commit honest services wire…(Read More)

(Updated by USDOL 11/14/2019) On November 8, 2019, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division, Michael Carney, former facilities and real estate manager for an international labor organization (located in Herndon, Va.), was sentenced to eight months of home confinement and two years of supervised…(Read More)

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Washington, DC (November 19, 2019) – Today, attorneys representing Mark Janus are petitioning the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals for rehearing en banc in the continuation of Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Council 31. Janus seeks a ruling from the court requiring AFSCME union officials to return thousands…(Read More)

Members of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 230 will have a chance to vote for the candidates of their choice after the U. S. Department of Labor mooted the March 2, 2019 election of officers, including president, executive vice-president, secretary-treasurer, human resources director, legislative director, area business directors and others.&nbsp…(Read More)

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Brian Arnold, 48, was arrested and charged with one count of embezzlement for $33,224 and false entries in union records.  Mr. Arnold served as Financial Secretary for the Steelworkers Local 104 in Elmira, New York, between September, 2015 and August, 2018.   In his position he was responsible for collecting dues, recording receipts…(Read More)

(Updated by NILRR Staff 11/07/2019) ( DOL updated 11/06/2019) On October 21, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire approved a Stipulated Settlement Agreement to resolve the Department’s lawsuit against American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 230 (located in Manchester, N.H.).  The Stipulation…(Read More)