Willie Smith Gets One Year

Independent Review Officer Barbara Jones has issued a final decision on the penalty for charges faced by Hoffa's right hand man.Β 

wc-smith-bunnies-fb-thumb.jpgEffective immediately, Willie C. Smith III is suspended without pay from his job as Executive Assistant to the General President. He may not serve in any capacity with the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund. Smith is prohibited in the future from serving as a trustee in connection with any trusteeship imposed on any Local.

Willie C. Smith III netted $324,131 in 2016 as reported in LM-2 forms provided by various Teamster affiliates.


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  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2018-03-09 11:27:35 -0500
    This ‘case’ is finally in the spring 2018 issue of ’ our’ IBT magazine..Just not the I DO’s final decision that was rendered at the end of December 2017,(due to press lag times.).
    This lack of general knowledge is CRUCIAL to making INFORMED DECISIONS. [elections-]
    Why I quickly became a member of TDU..,not being soley reliant on the carefully managed flow of what should be general KNOWLEDGE.
    Having the filter of a organization that is ‘Corrupt top down’., (to quote the IRO’s previous assertions) can have tremendous effects on the performance of OUR bargaining units.
    Color me impatient..but this was primarily over tickets to a after Super bowl (2013) elitists party the perp , was too corrupt to purchase with a income of $341,000 !!
    A extremely important election has come & gone with a preseved status quo ( incorrigible).
    Has any REAL PROGRESS been made in reforming the IBT?

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  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2018-01-31 17:28:42 -0500
    How many years did the SWS members live with the contract ?
    Why less years for Hoffas sycophants?
    Such double standards !!
    Must it always be about the..
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  • Bruce Swearingen
    commented 2018-01-25 21:18:26 -0500
    πŸ’°πŸ’΅LAWYERS n LOVEπŸ’΅πŸ’°
    πŸ’°πŸ’΅πŸ’΅πŸ’΅πŸ’΅πŸ’΅πŸ’΅πŸ’΅πŸ’΅πŸ’°
    with the IBT Treasury..!
    Gotta go
    easy on these scoundrels, otherwise one would soon be out of the IBT πŸ’΅πŸ’΅πŸ’΅ Troth & wearing track πŸ‘Ÿs out chasing
    Ambulances.!
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