Labor union treasurer pleads guilty to embezzlement

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:43 PM

Helen Herold-Roden, past treasurer for the Communication Workers of American local union No. 7603, pleaded guilty Thursday to embezzlement and theft of labor union assets, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. According to the plea agreement, from 2008 ...


Trane employees reject contract and vote to strike, but are back at work

Monday, June 15, 2015 7:30 AM

A strike would have to be approved by the national union, so employees on Monday were working under the terms of the prior contract, which ended Saturday, said local union president ... wanting to use nonunion labor, union officials say.


Transit Union "Relieved" Embezzlement Case Is Over

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 9:14 AM

Sulcer via Wikipedia An embezzlement case that cost a local labor union more than a quarter-million dollars ... Johnson was a trusted officer of the local union from 2005 until his scheme was uncovered prior to his January 2012 resignation.


Electricians, plumbers complete county apprenticeship programs

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 8:32 AM

Fofrich Memorial Award of Local Union 456 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), North Brunswick, which goes to IBEW graduates who practice labor union principles by helping classmates in school and co-workers on the job.


As the China-U.S. Tire Battle Rolls On, American Consumers Pay More

Monday, June 1, 2015 10:07 PM

tire plant started feeling the pinch as it was forced to match falling prices, the local union president said ... It was brought by a labor union, rather than the companies competing with Chinese firms, as is more common in manufacturing industries.


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