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Unions claim to benefit their workers, but many are victims of compulsory unionism, forced to pay dues in order to get or keep a job.  When union officials take these dues for their own enrichment, especially from an employee benefit plan, rank and file members are robbed a second time.  On December 12…(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)

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)

100-dollar-bill

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)

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While Congress debates the PRO Act, which would give union bosses almost total power over businesses, to say nothing over workers’ paychecks and whether or not they must pay dues to an unwanted union, The U. S. Department of Labor continues to investigate claims of corruption and collusion, and wanton misuse of union dues.&nbsp…(Read More)

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Amidst the GM strike of 48,000 members, the government continues to identify and arrest United Auto Workers (UAW) officials.  Jeffery Pietrzyk allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from vendors that manufactured clothing and watches.     Pietrzyk, retired from the UAW in 2014, was charged in an information with…(Read More)

Union officials for the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) are competing with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union bosses for the top contender in the Most Corrupt Union Boss as Congress presses to pass the so-called Pro Act which would enslave all workers in more compulsory unionism than already exists.  The Pro…(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)