Ex-President of SEIU Local Affiliate in Chicago Charged

On April 28, John McMahon, former president of Workers United Local 335-T, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois with making false entries in financial records of the Chicago union. Workers United is a breakaway faction of UNITE HERE that re-affiliated with the Service Employees International Union in 2009. The charge follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.