Decision on local labor union leadership in national union’s hands


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – The decision on who will lead a local labor union is in the hands of national union bosses.

The Laborer’s Union International launched an investigation into local number 204. Members accused local leadership of misplacing thousands of dollars in union dues.

The local union has been placed under a trusteeship while the investigation has taken place.

The international union held a hearing on Wednesday to see what to do next. The trusteeship can be dismissed, which puts current union leadership back into place.

Or, the international union can remove current union leaders and order new elections to be held.

News 10 will continue to follow this story and we will let you know what the international union’s decision is. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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