Unions are so often tied to this sort of stuff. Why is that?
And in June, Johnny Doc inked a project-labor agreement with the DNC, vowing not to strike or picket; in exchange, Democratic officials used union labor for hundreds of convention-related positions. Johnny Doc posted Facebook photos of himself at the convention site last week and told the Philadelphia Inquirer his union spent more than $80,000 on parties attended by local power brokers…
…Such flashy expenditures may now be central to a growing federal probe of Johnny Doc and his union. The Inquirer reported that the investigation involves agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service, focusing on the “alleged misuse of union funds.”
Already, some rank-and-file Local 98 members held grudges about how union funds collected through dues, as well as money they are pressured to contribute to the union’s political action committee, ended up at a bar operated by top union brass, Doc’s Union Pub, which was searched Friday.