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Rank and file UAW members had their say in September, 2019, as many attended Mike Grimes’ trial and had plenty to say both to him and the press about Grimes’ crimes.  Nick Monacelli on clickondetroit:   As he left the courtroom in September,  2019, Mike Grimes was met by a group of…(Read More)

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As the specter of a federal takeover looms over the United Auto Workers (UAW) another union official has pled guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering before Judge Bernard Freidman of the U. S. District Court.    UAW rank and file members reel from the fallout of another boss theft…(Read More)

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Daniel Howes and Robert Snell of The Detroit News have assembled a very complete synopsis of a decade-long UAW scandal. It work the read to see how union bosses take the trust and money gained off the backs of hardworking employees and taxpayers and indulge in colossal self-indulgences. Million-dollar trips to Palm…(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)

2019 U.S. DOL Criminal LMRDA Enforcement Actions September 27, 2019 by NILRR Staff (Edit) 2019 USDOL Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) (updated by USDOL 9/26/2019) On September 17, 2019, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, Theodore E. Watson, former business manager for Insulators Local 74…(Read More)

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United Auto Workers (UAW) bosses called a strike Saturday night as they held out for more, more more from General Motors (GM).  About 48,000 UAW members walked out Saturday evening.   Bank of America analysts predict the strike could cost GM  as much as $90 million per day.   As a result, GM shares are down…(Read More)

UAW Board Member and Region 5 Director Vance Pearson, was indicted for conspiring to embezzles hundreds of thousands in union dues.  The announcement comes as UAW is in the midst of negotiations with the “Big Three” automakers on a new UAW contract, and President Gary Jones’ premises were searched.  Nora Naughton has the story in…(Read More)

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UAW Headquarters LM-2 reveals how much money UAW headquarters took in and where they spent it. Click here for the report:  https://olms.dol-esa.gov/query/orgReport.do?rptId=698886&rptForm=LM2Form Before considering what a UAW strike could mean, let us examine the vast array of industries UAW has organized to…(Read More)