Mafia/Union Ties Still Strong

Mafia/Union Ties Still Strong

FBI agents and NYPD cops arrested 19 members and associates of the Lucchese crime family in a May 31st sweep. Crimes charged included wire fraud, racketeering, drug trafficking and murder committed over a 17-year period. How does this tie into unions?  According to...
LIUNA Pays $12M to Bust a Union

LIUNA Pays $12M to Bust a Union

A disclaimer up front – no one is suggesting this is the most fiscally responsible or effective (let alone legal) means to remain union free!  But if you’re the newly appointed management of LIUNA local 183 in Toronto, and your new staff has just completed an end run...
Company Allowed to Sue Union for Computer & Phone Abuse

Company Allowed to Sue Union for Computer & Phone Abuse

In a bit of good news, the Sixth Circuit court ruled on Tuesday that a company could sue a union for “orchestrating an onslaught on the company’s phone and e-mail systems” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). When a construction company fired an...