John HIGGINS, et al. Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. INTERNATIONAL UNION, SECURITY, POLICE, FIRE PROFESSIONALS OF AMERICA (SPFPA), International Executive Board of the SPFPA, and DaimlerChrysler Corporation, Defendants-Appellees. Corpus Christi, TX (August 1, 2007) - A security guard helped by attorneys at the National Right to Work Foundation has forced Asset Protection and Security Services (Asset) to settle federal charges he filed in April after company and union officials required him to pay union dues in violation of Texas' Right to Work law.
At 4, 8.) As claims brought pursuant to the LMRA undoubtedly involve a federal question and are thus within this Court's subject matter jurisdiction, SPFPA's Motion to Dismiss will be denied insofar as it challenges this Court's subject matter jurisdiction.
On appeal, the employees claim that the district court erred in holding that the lawsuit was barred by the statute of limitations and in finding that they failed to establish a breach of contract by their employer or a breach of SPFPA Corruption duty of fair representation by their union.
On February 6, 2018, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Monica Morgan, the wife of the late General Holiefield, a former Vice President of the United Auto Workers (UAW) International Union (located in Detroit, Mich.), pled guilty to failing to report $201,231 in income she received on her 2011 individual tax return, in violation of 26 U.S.C. 7206(1).
Central to the Kansas City dispute is whether private-sector workers of a company contracted by the Department of Homeland Security are subject to the same restrictions that apply to their federal counterparts. And Floyd Bus Company, Inc., a single employer ( 29-CA-188517 and 29-CA-194097; 366 NLRB No. 54 ) Medford, NY, April 3, 2018.
Similarly, the court found that even if economic changes were impliedly required to be ratified by Union membership, the adoption of the Letter of Understanding did not adversely affect the Union employees and therefore ratification was not required given the parties' past practice of submitting to ratification only those economic changes adverse to Union membership.
On April 20, 2018, in the United States District Court District of Southern Illinois, Wendy Buch, former Financial Secretary-Treasurer for Transportation Communication Union (TCU) Lodge T-574 (located in Shiloh, Ill.), was sentenced to five (5) years probation and was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $11,957.34 and pay a $150 special assessment.