Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 today pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites. So far, eight men have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from federal investigations of schemes to intimidate employers who didn’t hire union workers.
Federal authorities on Tuesday arrested 10 members of Ironworkers Local 401 on charges they allegedly participated in a conspiracy to commit criminal acts of extortion, arson, destruction of property and assault, in order to force construction contractors to hire union ironworkers.
City Councilman Bobby Henon aims for accountability on the part of negligent landlords— he's now brought two to a joint hearing about their properties.
— Freshman city councilman takes aim at negligent landlords by forcing four property owners to tell their side of the story.