United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, Local 121
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.
|January 16th, 2014||On January 16, 2014, in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, James Babcock, former Financial Secretary of United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 121 (located in Baltimore, Md.), pled guilty to one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $24,854, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The plea follows an investigation by the OLMS Washington District Office and the Department of Laborâ€™s Office of Inspector General.|
|November 21st, 2003||On November 21, 2003, in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Joseph Danik, former financial secretary of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 121, pled guilty to embezzling $6,194 in union funds. The plea follows an investigation by the OLMS Washington District Office.|