Sikorsky Union Placed In Trusteeship After Corruption Allegations

Brian Dowling
The Hartford Courant
January 27, 2015

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has placed its local at Sikorsky Aircraft into trusteeship, accepting the recommendation of an independent review that found a systemic lack of financial controls that investigators said resulted in thousands of dollars being embezzled by a former president.

The union's failure to adequately document expenses also led to millions of dollars being spent without approvals from the executive board or members of the Local 1150, and tens of thousands spent on meals and personal expenses, according to a report from the Teamsters Independent Review Board.

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