Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

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Part 2: Will the Federal Government Take Over the UAW?

Posted in Union Organizing, Unions
Another shoe dropped on the growing UAW-Chrysler scandal.  Recently, Alphons Iacobelli, the former Chrysler VP of Labor Relations, was sentenced to 5½ years in federal prison for siphoning money from the joint UAW-FCA training center.  Mr. Iacobelli purchased a $350,000 Ferrari, $35,000 Mont Blanc pens, and built a pool in his backyard with money from… Continue Reading

Will the federal government take over the UAW?

Posted in Union Organizing, Unions
The scandal involving former UAW officials and Chrysler executives has expanded. The U.S. Justice Department has now labeled the UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) as co-conspirators in the bribery and corruption scandal. Now, the UAW faces possible criminal fines and potential federal government oversight of its finances. So far, the federal investigation has resulted… Continue Reading