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Railroad Signalmen, Local Lodge 49


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.

February 13th, 2007On February 13, 2007, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, James B. Green, Jr., former Secretary-Treasurer for the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen Local Lodge 49, was indicted on five counts of embezzling union funds totaling $36,025.80. The indictment follows an investigation by the OLMS Nashville District Office.