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January 30, 1989
John H. Cleveland of Washington became the second Teamsters vice president to resign, clearing the way for him to be dropped as a defendant in a government racketeering case. The action by Cleveland and Robert H. Holmes, a vice president in Detroit, was part of an agreement with the Justice Department, said Deborah Corley, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney's office in New York. Corley said the agreement would be submitted for court approval.
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January 30, 1989
John H. Cleveland of Washington became the second Teamsters vice president to resign, clearing the way for him to be dropped as a defendant in a government racketeering case. The action by Cleveland and Robert H. Holmes, a vice president in Detroit, was part of an agreement with the Justice Department, said Deborah Corley, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney's office in New York. Corley said the agreement would be submitted for court approval.
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January 29, 1989 | HENRY WEINSTEIN and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
The executive board of the Teamsters Union voted unanimously Saturday to reject a government proposal calling for five Teamster vice presidents to resign, scuttling efforts to settle the Justice Department's unprecedented racketeering suit against the nation's largest union. James T. Grady, general counsel of the 1.6-million-member union, branded the settlement proposed by U.S. Atty. Rudolph W. Giuliani "totally unacceptable."
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January 29, 1989 | HENRY WEINSTEIN and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
The executive board of the Teamsters Union voted unanimously Saturday to reject a government proposal calling for five Teamster vice presidents to resign, scuttling efforts to settle the Justice Department's unprecedented racketeering suit against the nation's largest union. James T. Grady, general counsel of the 1.6-million-member union, branded the settlement proposed by U.S. Atty. Rudolph W. Giuliani "totally unacceptable."
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January 23, 1989 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
Leaders of the Teamsters Union have held talks with federal prosecutors aimed at settling a massive civil racketeering lawsuit that seeks to rid the giant union of alleged corruption, knowledgeable sources said Sunday. A settlement formula discussed in preliminary talks involves a demand by the Justice Department that at least five members of the Teamsters national executive board--but not William J.
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March 8, 1989 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, Times Labor Writer
Three more members of the Teamsters executive board, including the second highest ranking officer of the union, have reached settlements with the Justice Department in the government's massive anti-racketeering suit against the union, The Times has learned. Weldon L. Mathis, the union's secretary-treasurer, Edward Lawson, a Teamster vice president from Vancouver, B.C., and Don L. West, a vice president from Birmingham, Ala., agreed to the settlement, which is expected to be ratified by U.S.
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March 11, 1989 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, Times Labor Writer
Lawyers for the Teamsters and the Justice Department will hold last-ditch negotiations this weekend aimed at settling the government's massive racketeering case against the 1.6-million-member union, according to knowledgeable sources. On Friday, a substantial majority of the Teamsters executive board condemned a separate settlement made by three board members earlier this week.
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January 28, 1989 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
Teamsters Union President William J. McCarthy has summoned members of the union's executive board to a special meeting this weekend to vote on proposed settlement of the government's anti-racketeering lawsuit against the union, sources close to the case said Friday.
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January 23, 1989 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
Leaders of the Teamsters Union have held talks with federal prosecutors aimed at settling a massive civil racketeering lawsuit that seeks to rid the giant union of alleged corruption, knowledgeable sources said Sunday. A settlement formula discussed in preliminary talks involves a demand by the Justice Department that at least five members of the Teamsters national executive board--but not William J.
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