La Cosa Nostra and the unions: The role of organized crime in US labor history

grok grok at
Thu Apr 4 17:26:48 MST 2002

On Thu, 2002-04-04 at 16:23, Tim Williams wrote:

> How strong is the mafia's control of the Unions. Labor rackerteering has
> always been one of the mafias biggest earners, but what is involved in labor
> racketeering? and how does thr mafia infiltrate the unions? Recent labor
> leaders such as Hoffa of the teamsters have been connected to the mafia in
> one way or another, does this mean that many labor struggles have been
> aborted by the mafia controlled unions in exchange for money for labour
> peace.

You only have to look as far as LIUNA to see the whole shebang. Even as
recently as last month, I believe.

-- grok.

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