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Announcement :: Labor
UGSOA FACT SHEET - WHAT UGSOA DON'T WANT ITS MEMBERS TO SEE!
21 Jul 2006
Read What UGSOA Members Think about UGSOA. Get Information on Union Leader Corruption Facts.
Read What UGSOA Members Think about UGSOA. Get Information on Union Leader Corruption Facts.

UGSOA FACT SHEET - WHAT UGSOA DON'T WANT ITS MEMBERS TO SEE!

http://www.unionfacts.com/unions/unionProfile.cfm?id=382#UnfairLabor


Read What UGSOA Members Think about UGSOA VISIT : www.EYEONUGSOA.ORG


Union Leader Fraud & Corruption

Embezzlement, False Reports, Violence, And More …
Most people don't know just how many crimes are committed every year through which union officials hurt their own members. The number of reputed and verified crimes is staggering. Nothing illustrates this more clearly than the hundreds of indictments of union officials for violations of the Labor Management and Reporting Disclosure Act. According to the Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS), those crimes include “embezzlement, filing false reports, keeping false records, destruction of records, extortionate picketing and deprivation of rights by violence.” The OLMS notes:

In fiscal year 2005, OLMS completed 325 criminal cases. Indictments increased to 114, a 16 percent increase from FY 2001. The number of convictions dropped to 97. In addition, in FY 2005 court-ordered restitution amounted to $23,244,979.

That's $23 million in restitution ordered for victimizing union members and others. Here are the government's numbers:

Labor Racketeering
The Department of Labor's Office of Inspector General oversees, among other things, cases of labor racketeering -- and it stays busy. Union officials have continued to earn their reputation for greed, corruption, and mismanagement of union dues.

In 2005, criminal charges and fines resulting from racketeering investigations hit five-year highs. During that time, more than 1,100 indictments have been issued, and more than $400 million in fines and restitution has been awarded. Many of these cases involve union officials failing to protect their members from unethical pension scams, but the OIG also reports that it saw a three-fold increase in the number of convictions in internal union racketeering cases between 1998 and 2004.

UGSOA FACT SHEET

Unfair Labor Practices

The National Labor Relations Board investigates instances of union violations of the National Labor Relations Act and other labor laws. Unfair Labor Practices include instances of bad faith bargaining, excessive dues, violence, threats and many other violations.

Allegations Filed Against UGSOA

Duty of Fair Representation 46
Other Allegations 23
Union Security Related (including Beck) 16
Union Security Related 9
Harassment 5
Coercive Statements 4
Refusal to Furnish Information 3
Refusal to Bargain (Initial Contract) 3
Disparagement of Employee 2
Repudiation/Modification of Contract 2
[show all ULP violations]

Source: National Labor Relations Board's Case Activity Tracking (CATS) database


UGSOA FACT SHEET LINKS

Duty of Fair Representation Against UGSOA

http://www.unionfacts.com/unions/unionProfile.cfm?id=382


Other Allegations Against UGSOA

http://www.unionfacts.com/unions/unfairLabor.cfm?ID=223&TYPE=Other%20All


Union Security Related (including Beck) Against UGSOA


http://www.unionfacts.com/unions/unfairLabor.cfm?ID=223&TYPE=Union%20Sec


Union Security Related Against UGSOA


http://www.unionfacts.com/unions/unfairLabor.cfm?ID=223&TYPE=Union%20Sec


Harassment Charges Against UGSOA

http://www.unionfacts.com/unions/unfairLabor.cfm?ID=223&TYPE=Harassment


Coercive Statements Against UGSOA

http://www.unionfacts.com/unions/unfairLabor.cfm?ID=223&TYPE=Coercive%20

Threatening Statements Against UGSOA

http://www.unionfacts.com/unions/unfairLabor.cfm?ID=223&TYPE=Threatening


FOR MORE INFORMATION ON UGSOA VISIT : www.EYEONUGSOA.ORG


STOP THE DUES TO UGSOA
http://www.nrtw.org/d/deauth.htm

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