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Laborers, Local 901

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Office of Labor-Management Enforcement

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) conducts both civil and criminal investigations of alleged violations of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) and related laws.

These investigations by OLMS District Offices involve issues such as embezzlements of union funds, union officer elections, the filing of required reports by unions and others with OLMS, and the imposition of trusteeships over subordinate unions by a parent body. These investigations may result in legal enforcement actions.

June 18th, 2010On June 18, 2010, in the state of Washington, county of Skagit, Elizabeth Mills, former bookkeeper of the Laborers Local 901 (located in Mount Vernon, Wash.), was charged with theft in the first degree of funds in the amount of $7,721. The charge follows an investigation by the OLMS Seattle District Office.