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UAW Agrees to Oversight to Resolve U.S. Corruption Probe (2)

Dec. 14, 2020, 7:46 PM

The United Auto Workers resolved a five-year U.S. corruption probe that led to the conviction of two former presidents by agreeing to an independent monitor who will oversee some of the union’s activities.

U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider in Detroit said Monday the deal puts the 400,000-member UAW “on a pathway to be free from corruption.” A federal judge still must approve the agreement.

The union agreed to the appointment of a monitor for a six-year period and to allow that person to handle internal investigations of corruption allegations and administer disciplinary actions, Schneider said. The settlement permits union members to ...

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