UAW President Resigns After Union Moves To Oust Him

Law360 (November 20, 2019, 10:22 PM EST) -- The president of the United Automobile Workers, Gary Jones, resigned on Wednesday after the union moved to oust him from his post amid a bribery and accounting scandal, according to an attorney for the ex-labor leader.

Jones stepped down as head of the UAW after the union's international executive board accused him and board member Vance Pearson of filing bogus expense reports and then covering up their misconduct. The charges could have led to the officials' expulsion from the union.

Attorney J. Bruce Maffeo of Cozen O'Connor said in a statement Wednesday that Jones had decided to retire before hearing about...

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