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Archive: Feb 2022

  • Labor Racket Weekly: New Year, Same Union Corruption

    Posted on Feb 16, 2022 by Team

    So far, 2022 hasn’t been a banner year for union bosses. Check out the latest labor rackets of the New Year. In Kentucky, Linda Carter Shepherd, former Financial Secretary for Steelworkers Local 14637 (located in Hazard, Ky.), was sentenced to three months of home detention and five years of probation. She was also ordered to […]

  • UAW Officially Switching to Direct Elections

    Posted on Feb 11, 2022 by Team

    It’s official. UAW members will now get to choose their union officers through direct elections, rather than via the union’s decades-old delegate system. The historic change will be in place by June, in time for the UAW’s next election cycle. More than 63 percent, or 89,615 of current and retired UAW members voted in favor […]