I am contacting you in response to the complaint you recently submitted to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Inspector General (OIG). Specifically, you allege Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization violations by union officials at the Sailors Union of the Pacific (SUP). You are reporting embezzlement of union funds by the SUP union officials. Further, your allegations involve possible misconduct by DOL’s Office of Labor-Management Standards officials regarding an audit of the Maritime Trades Department under the Compliance Audit Program. Furthermore, you allege that union officials are engaging in threats and intimidation practices toward union members, in addition to numerous other concerns being reported.
The information you provided has been referred to the OIG’s Office of Investigations – Labor Racketeering and Fraud for further review and evaluation. Following this review, a determination will be made as to the most appropriate course of action.
Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention.