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  • Union Corruption Uncovered: Embezzlement Lands Labor Officials In Court

    Posted on Mar 08, 2012 by Union Facts

    Where are your union dues going? You might find them in court, where union officers are facing embezzlement charges. Freda Hensley, a former Steelworkers Union president, recently admitted to ripping off members to the tune of $38,000. U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston gave her five years of probation — a slap on the wrist. But […]

  • Department of (Organized) Labor Wants Solidarity, Not Enforcement

    Posted on Jan 19, 2011 by Center for Union Facts

    Don Todd previously headed up the Department of Labor’s Office of Labor Management Standards (OLMS) under President George W. Bush. Now he’s charging that, instead of keeping unions honest, the Department of Labor is working hand-in-hand with organized labor: “In a worst-case scenario, your union organizer comes to you, offers you a deal to unionize, […]