Powerful Boston Teamster Boss Faces Suspension For Threatening To ‘Punish’ Members
In the mid 1980s, the President’s Commission on Organized Crime issued a report stating that the four major labor unions were under the influence of organized crime and run undemocratically at the detriment of their members. At the top of the list was the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. In 1989, in order to settle a RICO suit by the U.S. Justice Department, the Teamsters’ International | Read More »
Oh Deer! Banished Teamster Boss Pleads Guilty to…Poaching?
Let’s see if we can summarize this: So far, Slawson, Jr., stands accused of embezzlement, rum running (or something like that), racketeering and, now, has pleaded guilty to being a Bambi butcher?
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Union Briefs for Wed., March 27, 2013: SEIU’s Immigration Ad Buy, Teamsters vs. UPS & More…
After spending millions on Barack Obama’s re-election, the SEIU is now ramping up its campaign to see immigration reform passed. The problem? Three hundred thousand seems like a paltry amount to spend on a campaign of such importance to unions.
It’s Wednesday, March 27th, and here are your Union Briefs…
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Michigan Teamster Boss Busted Over Double Dipping
Taking unemployment while drawing a Teamster salary is probably taboo from a PR standpoint for any union.
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Group Calls For Corruption-Tainted Attorney To Resign From Obama’s Union-Dominated NLRB
With two vacancies at the five-member agency right now, due to a Supreme Court decision, a resignation by any member of the NLRB would automatically cripple the credibility-deficient NLRB.
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Shedding the Light on the SEIU: Were it not for the internet, you might never know about America’s most notorious union
Prior to the beating of Kenneth Gladney, the Service Employees International Union (or SEIU) flew under the public’s radar. Many Americans’ had never heard of then-SEIU boss Andy Stern and his merry band of purple goons*. Since the Gladney beating, however, the SEIU has earned the reputation once held by such notorious unions as the once mafia-controlled Teamsters or Longshoremen. Now, with the internet replacing the | Read More »
UFCW Bosses Busted For Racketeering, Extortion, Money Laundering & More…
A powerful United Food & Commercial Workers local union (348s) in New York was closed for business on Thursday as police arrested three family members who run the union local. Police arrested the president, former president, and treasurer of Local 348 United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) on Thursday. Anthony Fazio Sr., John Fazio Jr., and Anthony Fazio Jr. were charged with racketeering, | Read More »
CWA Members Seeing Red After Union Bosses Blow Dues Money on Themselves
There’s an internal war going on in one of the Communications Workers of America’s largest locals, New York City’s Local 1101. Accusations of poor, absentee leadership has caused a group of rank and file stewards and chief stewards to start a campaign to reform the local. Now, the issues have involved the CWA International in Washington, which has placed a monitor over the local due | Read More »
WI Democrats tried rushing fatcat union contracts.
Let me describe the video below: it walks through an interesting scenario planned by Wisconsin Democrats with regard toGov. Walker’s budget repair bill. Essentially, what happened was that Madison mayor Dave Ciesliewicz (D) colluded with state senator Mark Miller (D) to convince Wisconsin Secretary of State Doug La Follette (D) to delay publishing said budget repair bill once it passed for long enough to allow | Read More »