Railroad Signalmen, Local Lodge 98
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.
|November 18th, 2009
|On November 18, 2009, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, John A. Mannenga, former Recording Secretary-Treasurer of Railroad Signalmen Local 98 (located in Norwalk, Iowa) was charged with one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $14,042 and two counts of filing false reports with the Department of Labor. The charge follows an investigation by the OLMS St. Louis District Office.