The federal government closed a substantial part of the book on its investigation into the largest labor union corruption scandal since the mob control over the Teamsters Union was broken. Federal prosecutors in Michigan announced that they had reached a settlement with the United Auto Workers to establish an oversight regime and adopt reforms to increase members’ ability to hold union leadership accountable. Joining us to recap how we got here and breakdown the settlement is Sean Higgins, Research Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute specializing in labor and employment.
- Detroit News: Feds reach settlement deal in move to eliminate UAW corruption
- InfluenceWatch: United Auto Workers
- InfluenceWatch: International Brotherhood of Teamsters
- Competitive Enterprise Institute: UAW Corruption Case Reveals Lack of Accountability at Union
- Capital Research Center: Big Labor’s Iron Law of Corruption