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Archive: Aug 2019

  • Labor Racket Weekly: Best of Summer

    Posted on Aug 20, 2019 by Team

    From embezzlement and fraud, to larceny and racketeering, here are the summer’s latest labor rackets: In Kansas, Asenath Roland, former President of the Kansas Postal Workers Union, was indicted on one count of embezzlement of union funds totaling $4,740. In Illinois, John T. Coli Sr., former Secretary Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727, pleaded guilty to […]

  • Former UAW Official Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison

    Posted on Aug 06, 2019 by Team

    As the federal investigation into corruption in the ranks of the United Auto Workers (UAW) continues, former union vice president Norwell Jewell will join three other high-ranking union officials behind bars. While Jewell’s union pals will serve one year, he’s been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. Jewell was part of a large scale […]