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“Guilty, Your Honor”

UAW’s Gary Jones admits to racketeering and embezzlement, joins 14 others Gary Jones, former president of the United Auto Workers, confessed to racketeering and embezzlement charges Wednesday as part of a federal probe investigating corruption between the longstanding Detroit-based union and Fiat Chrysler. The union, officially known now as the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural […]

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Executive Games

Former IBEW president and exec charged in Arkansas; EV battery manufacturer in hot water Our preferred approach at Electrical Apparatus is to counter bad news with good news. In unfamiliar times, however, sometimes a refreshing alternative is to counter bad news with…justified, not-as-bad news. Take fraud and embezzlement, for example; transgressions that union members—and judges—do […]

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Rexnord Says Adios

Company moving Indy jobs to Mexico Rexnord, the multi-platform industrial company with headquarters in Milwaukee, has made it official: the company will move the 350 production jobs from its Indianapolis bearings division to Monterrey, Mexico, and some to Texas. The decision puts the cap on a month of grave concern from employees and residents alike—and denies the […]

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Keeping It Local

PA energy center utilizing 150 local union workers for construction Construction is underway for a new power plant in northeast Pennsylvania that will utilize area workers and provide 150 jobs. The Lackawanna Energy Center, now being built in Jessup, Penn., will be a 1,480-megawatt natural gas power plant once finished. It is currently employing about […]

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