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Teamsters member says ex-Local 710 CEO removed amid embezzlement probe must repay $1.3 million in salaries

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 14, 2015, 5:16pm

A member of a Teamsters union local representing thousands of workers in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa has asked a judge for permission to sue former local union officials who were removed last year amid accusations of embezzlement and corruption, and to force those former officials to repay hundreds of thousands of dollars in salaries the potential lawsuit says were wrongly paid at a time the organization was otherwise financially insolvent.