Posts tagged Law Enforcement Employees Benevolent Association
Federal court hands down a major conviction of corrupt union bosses
July 2, 2023 // "LEEBA inflicted severe damage on its members over the years, to the point that it created division, disgust and disdain," said Bruce Mateer, a former member of the union. "Thanks to LEEBA, we have one of the worst-paid police departments in the entire state of New York and we lack proper retirement benefits. LEEBA is supposed to serve their members, but both contracts that LEEBA signed did not meet their members’ needs." Labor unions are supposed to have one simple function: represent their workers during negotiations with management and try to get the best deal possible. Kenneth Wynder and his cronies are unfortunately just the latest in a long tradition of union bosses who decided to make enriching themselves their No. 1 priority.
Ex-NY state trooper convicted of stealing cash from union members that he blew on Dallas Cowboys tix, Lexus
June 1, 2023 // The pair stole, embezzled and misappropriated money from the union’s annuity fund and from individual members’ retirement accounts — making hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent transfers, the feds said. Some members’ accounts were completely wiped out because of Wynder and Brown’s theft, prosecutors alleged.