Mob targets building trade unions
Mob targets building trade unions. What happens in New York happens in Chicago.
Informative article published today in New York Times on how Mob targets Building trades unions in New York. Change New York to Chicago and the article discusses the same corrupt practices that Laborers for JUSTICE have been complaining about for years. The selling of unnumbered temporary union cards is omitted as well as the lax accounting procedures employed by the district council and locals in accounting for cards. John Burke ( local 2 reformer, “sacrificial lamb”, uncovered this practice and that is why he was never welcomed by district council delegates. By doing his job, he clearly demonstrated they weren’t doing theirs. John Burke started to uncover in Lake County the corruption that certain delegates do not want uncovered. Documented story to follow