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Breaking News - Feds Raid UAW Leaders' Homes

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John Goreham
Contributing Writer, GM-Trucks.com
8-29-2019

Multiple sources are reporting that Federal Investigators raided the Detroit home of United Auto Workers Current President Gary Jones and the California home of former President Dennis Williams in recent hours. The Detroit News reports that this is part of a long-running investigation into bribes, kickbacks, and attempts by automotive manufacturing executives to influence contract negotiations with the union that builds many of America's vehicles. 

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The investigation has already resulted in many arrests and charges. “This weakens the union’s position at the negotiating table,” said Erik Gordon, a University of Michigan business professor. “The team could be in handcuffs in a week.” “It is rare if not unprecedented to raid a UAW former or current president’s house,” said Harley Shaiken, a professor at the University of California-Berkeley who specializes in labor and the global economy. “The timing is particularly disturbing.”

 

The UAW is presently in negotiations with three automakers over contracts.  More on this to follow as the story develops.

 

Image Note: GM's Mary Barra shown with former UAW leader Dennis Williams.  Second Image is Gary Jones. 

 

 

 

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You want to play a game called scratch my back and I will scratch yours?  LOL.......If it's wrong or unethical don't do it folks!  Take all the trash to the curb please!

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Hopefully they will also be going after the manufacturing executives.

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****Cue the theme song to COPS****

"Bad boys bad boys (and girls), wha'cha gonna do, wha'cha gonna do when they come for you??

 

All those union leaders and auto execs have been giving the finger to Trump.  Well, like they say, if ya screw with the bull, you'll get the horn!

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IMO

If we knew of all the crooked dealings associated with business and politics it would dominate the news daily.

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If the UAW leadership is as corrupt as the teamsters were under Jimmy Hoffa, their surviving family members better be prepared to break out the jackhammers to find their remains.

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Sounds a lot like our Government :loser:

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Good now go after the Teamsters, hell start with my local, apparently Disney employees somehow managed to get the president fired, now if only we could clean out the rest of them.

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Breaking News - organazation with  past ties to criminal organizations has criminal organizational ties.

 

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Wow, there's just so much meme material about kickbacks and crooks out there...

 

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