Wackenhut Files RICO Suit Against Union

Law360, New York (November 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Security company Wackenhut Corp. has filed suit against the Service Employees International Union, accusing the union of taking part in a racketeering scheme in an effort to force Wackenhut to recognize SEIU as the exclusive bargaining representative of its employees.

In a complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Wackenhut alleged that SEIU has been leading an “extortionate corporate campaign” against the company since 2003.

Wackenhut refuses to give in to SEIU because it is a “mixed union”...
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