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  • Sikorsky Union Placed In Trusteeship After Corruption Allegations

    Sikorsky Union Placed In Trusteeship After Corruption Allegations
    The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has placed its local at Sikorsky Aircraft into trusteeship, accepting the recommendation of an independent review that found a systemic lack of financial controls that investigators said resulted in thousands of dollars being embezzled by a former president.
  • Teamsters Union says it has reached a deal with the Justice Department to end US oversight

    The Teamsters Union and the Justice Department announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to end the government's 25-year anti-corruption oversight of the 1.4-million member union. Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New...

    20 years after losing battle to stop NAFTA, unions are on the warpath again over Pacific deal

    Just over two decades after lobbying unsuccessfully against the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. labor unions are again voicing strong reservations to a proposed major trade-liberalization deal. At issue now is the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a...

    Breaking the code on a Chicago mystery from WWII

    Breaking the code on a Chicago mystery from WWII
    From June 4 to 7, 1942, the U.S. Navy ambushed and then devastated a Japanese strike force near Midway Island. Tokyo's plan to occupy the Hawaiian Islands had relied on seizing that tiny atoll halfway between Asia and North America. On June 7, six...

    Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate
    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...