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This comment was made by United States Attorney Josh I. Minkler, who announced Rhondalyn Cornett was sentenced to 16 months in federal prison.    Cornett began her career as an Indianapolis Public Schools teacher in 1994, and continued until she became president of the Indiana Educators Association, a division of the Indiana State Teachers…(Read More)

DOL Updated 05/28/2020 On May 14, 2020, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division, Rhondalyn Cornett, former President of the Indianapolis Education Association (located in Indianapolis, Ind.), pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud for embezzling $154,118 from the union, in violation of 18…(Read More)

The U. S. Department of Labor Office of Labor-Management Standards, Atlanta-Nashville office, has investigated and indicted Janet Pilcher for embezzlement of union funds on February 28.  Pilcher is the former Secretary-Treasurer of the National Association of Letter Carriers, is accused to embezzling $65,033.46 between October, 2014 and March, 2018…(Read More)

As Service Employee International Union (SEIU) officials gear up to spend $150 million in forced dues to defeat President Trump in this year’s elections, the theft of approximately $1 million in forced dues adds insult to injury.   In 2018, SEIU spent almost $40 million on political activity, more than they spent on…(Read More)

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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The president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Philadelphia, Local 4973, pled guilty to one count of embezzling money from that local.  Check out the union’s latest LM-2 here.  Teachers and other public employee members of this union may choose to exercise their Janus rights and resign their membership here…(Read More)