16 that a city examiner ruled that the chief of police is barred under union rules from performing the duties guaranteed to members of a bargaining unit.While most police offices in Scranton belong to the local Fraternal Order of Police union, the chief of police has been precluded from joining since 2002, meaning that under city rules, he cannot arrest anyone since he is non-union.

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14 that seven of the eight people facing felony charges for their alleged actions on Dec.

6 at the State Capitol are affiliated with the SEIU Healthcare Michigan union, the very union that has taken more than $33 million from home-based caregivers in Michigan.

Rathke will be sentenced April 9, and faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and fines of $250,000, in addition to paying restitution of the money she embezzled.

Read entire article Leader of Mexico’s teacher’s union arrested on charges of embezzling millions - On Feb.

Read entire article Manager of Insulators Union PAC Indicted for $500K Theft - The National Legal and Policy Center reported on Jan. 14, Cora Carper, former fund manager for a PAC sponsored by the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, was indicted on six counts by a Greenbelt, Maryland federal grand jury for embezzling more than $500,000 from a PAC sponsored by the Lanham, Md.-based union, which represents more than 20,000 insulation industry workers in the U. Read entire article Ex-SEIU local exec convicted of stealing from low-income members - The Los Angeles Times reported on Jan.

28 that Tyrone Freeman, who represented about 190,000 homecare workers as a local SEIU leader in Calif., was convicted on 14 counts of stealing from his low-income members after a 10-day trial.

Read entire article Most of Anti-Right-to-Work Protestors in Mich.

Have SEIU ‘Dues Skim’ Connections - Michigan Capitol Confidential reported on Jan.

24 that Ava Ramey, an ex-trustee of United Government Security Officers of America (UGSOA) Local 21, was sentenced in U. District Court for the District of Maryland to two years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for embezzling nearly 0,000 from the Bowie, Md.-based union over a nearly four-year period.