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Archive: Nov 2021

  • UAW’s Blatant Hypocrisy on Secret Ballot Elections

    Posted on Nov 30, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    Yesterday was the final deadline for UAW members to submit their ballot on whether the union should abandon its current delegate system and move to choose its leaders by direct elections. It’s no secret the UAW isn’t a fan of changing the status quo — despite years of entrenched corruption in its ranks. But a recent campaign […]

  • Labor Racket Weekly: Fall Fails

    Posted on Nov 17, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    From embezzlement and misappropriation to fraud and theft, check out the latest fall fails from labor bosses below:  In Pennsylvania, Joseph Whitbeck, former Vice President of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 274 (located in Allentown, Pa.), pleaded guilty to 10 counts of honest services wire fraud and 10 counts of wire fraud. In […]

  • UAW Still a Long Way From Ridding Corruption From its Ranks

    Posted on Nov 12, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    The United Auto Workers (UAW) union may claim to hold union funds “in sacred trust,” but a years long corruption investigation into UAW says otherwise. So it was only fitting that this week, a top official at UAW Local 412 – “one of the largest amalgamated locals” – was hit by embezzlement charges only one […]