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NLPC Demands Coca-Cola Remove Besieged Gaming CEO from Its Board

National Legal and Policy Center, a Coca-Cola shareholder, is asking Coca-Cola Chairman and CEO James Quincey to seek the removal of Bobby Kotick (pictured above) from the...

Twelve Attys. Gen. Tell Unilever CEO to Back Off Ben & Jerry’s Israel Boycott

Twelve states' attorneys general sent a letter to Unilever CEO Alan Jope on Monday urging him to rescind his company's planned boycott of sales of Ben & Jerry's products in...

Pro Sports Boss Puts NBA to Shame in Defense of Missing Chinese Athlete

In contrast to the cowardly National Basketball Association and its Commissioner Adam Silver, who remain silent in order to retain their relationship with the brutal Chinese...

WATCH: Congresswoman Rips Lack of House Scrutiny on Ilhan Omar

https://youtu.be/4E0g0yMoyQY Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado on Wednesday called out the Democrat-controlled House's actions against her Republican colleague, Rep. Paul Gosar of...

Enes Kanter Takes Aim at LeBron Over His Silence on China

The Celtics host the Lakers for the first time this NBA season on Friday night, and neither outspoken human rights advocate Enes Kanter nor All-Star player LeBron James (pictured...

Palestinian Rights Activist Says Ben & Jerry’s Boycott Hurts HIS People

The New York Post reported Wednesday that a Palestinian human rights activist, Bassem Eid (pictured), has filed a complaint in New York that alleges Ben & Jerry's boycott of...

WATCH: Enes Kanter Keeps Pressure on NBA, Nike

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter continued his pressure campaign this week against the NBA and Nike in an appearance on PBS's "Amanpour and Company," saying that the athletic...

Activist Investor Buys Stake in Unilever; Warns Ben & Jerry’s is Hurting Business

Investor Michael Ashner, who runs activist fund Winthrop Capital Partners, has bought a stake of an undisclosed amount in British conglomerate Unilever, in order to escalate...

BLM Disavows NYC Activist Who is Threatening Violence Against the City

The black activist who threatened new violence in New York City after Mayor-elect Eric Adams said he plans to reinstate NYPD's Anti-Crime unit, which had been disbanded after...

VIDEO: De Blasio Giving Unilever ‘One More Chance’ Before NYC Divests?

https://youtu.be/XeRaKVuuyuY Claiming that he opposes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told a reporter for a Jewish newspaper on...

Michigan Health Care Union President Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

The thefts by Hasan Zahdeh from his union were apparently a lot more than originally suspected. On April 13, Zahdeh, president of the Michigan Union of Healthcare Workers, an affiliate of the National Union of Healthcare Workers, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan to one count of embezzling funds from the Muskegon-based union in the sum of $140,498. He had been arrested and charged last December and then indicted by a grand jury on January 7. Much of the stolen money was used to finance personal jet travel. The charge and guilty plea follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.

Union Corruption Update covered this case early this year. Hasan Zahdeh, a cardiovascular technician with Mercy Health Partners (Hackley Campus) in Muskegon, part of Trinity Health, several years ago was a reformer who challenged his union’s corrupt leadership when it was affiliated with the Service Employees International Union. Ironically, he turned out to be pretty corrupt himself. According to federal prosecutors, Zahdeh used MUHW funds for a variety of personal expenditures, including at least seven international flights to Istanbul where his girlfriend lived. The Department of Labor conducted a review of MUHW’s financial records after its treasurer resigned and provided investigators with access. The DOL found “hundreds of unauthorized and fraudulent transactions.” The December charges against Zahdeh indicated his thefts to be at least $15,000. The actual total was far more.

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