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Ironworkers Local 401

(A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  Credit: CBS-3)

Some Guilty Pleas Possible in Phila. Ironworkers’ Union Racketeering Case

Although all of the defendants originally entered not guilty pleas, change-of-plea hearings have been scheduled for five of them, including Edward Sweeney, who was one of Ironworkers Union Local 401’s business agents.

08/21/2014

(A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  Credit: CBS-3)

More Charges Filed Against Ironworkers Union Members For Allegedly Damaging Worksites

More charges have been filed against members of the Ironworkers Local 401, alleging they damaged work sites where non-union construction workers were hired.

07/31/2014

(A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  Credit: CBS-3)

More Charges Filed Against Ironworkers Local 401

Two additional counts of “extortion which interferes with interstate commerce” have been filed against members of Local 401, and additional criminal conduct charges have been filed in conjunction with 14 earlier charges.

07/30/2014

(A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  Credit: CBS-3)

Prosecutor Hints at More Indictments in Phila. Ironworkers’ Union Probe

At a pretrial scheduling hearing in the case, federal prosecutor Robert Livermore said the ongoing investigation of that Philadelphia union has led to new complaints that could generate more charges.

03/13/2014

Dom Giordano Broadcasts Live from Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's Office

Dom Giordano Talks With Real Estate Developer About Alleged Union Harassment

Matthew Pestronk, the President of Post Brothers, a real estate development firm, called into the Dom Giordano Show today on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

02/27/2014

(NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in 2011 file photo.  Photo by KYW's David Madden)

NJ Politician Steve Sweeney Will Run Embattled Phila. Ironworkers’ Local

Sweeney, a longtime union leader, takes over after ten members of the Philadelphia union were arrested on racketeering charges.

02/25/2014

(A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  Credit: CBS-3)

Rep. Boyle Responds To Questions About Campaign Donations Received From Embattled Ironworkers Union

Thursday morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano questioned Pennsylvania State Representative Brendan Boyle about campaign donations he’s received from Ironworkers Local 401.

02/20/2014

(A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  Credit: CBS-3)

Dom Giordano Talks To Contractor Allegedly Harassed By Ironworkers Union

Dom Giordano talked to contractor Robert Reeves of E. Allen Reeves Inc. this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the charges filed against three members of the Ironworkers Local 401.

02/19/2014

(A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  Credit: CBS-3)

Ten Members of Phila. Ironworkers’ Union Charged With Racketeering, Arson

Among the alleged criminal acts was the December 2012 torching of a Quaker Meetinghouse under construction in Chestnut Hill.

02/18/2014

(Credit:  John McDevitt)

Topping-Off Held For New Student Housing Complex at Temple University

Steelworkers autographed the final beam on the ground, and then, with an evergreen tree and an American flag attached, it was hoisted to the top of the 14-story, multi-use apartment complex.

07/17/2013

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