Carpenters Union Drive Family Into Federal Witness Protection

On March 23, 2014, in CNLP Cases, union violence, by Staff

Witness Remains In U.S. Federal Witness Protection Program Since 1983 (from the Business Advocate) The lead witness will be Cher Mungovan, who with her husband, Walter, were run out of the construction business in Maui, Hawaii, when they refused to sign a contract demanded by union agents. The firm, which employed 20 persons, could not get deliveries […]

Prater Mining Co. v. United Mine Workers of America

On March 23, 2014, in CNLP Cases, union violence, by Staff

(excerpted from the Summer 1986 newsletter) Many of our members have followed our progress in the Prater Case over the last seven years. It has been a long, difficult battle that has resulted in important legal precedents. On July 18, 1986, the Prater Case was affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the eleventh circuit in Atlanta, GA. Judge […]

Victims of Union Violence Forced into Witness Protection

On October 24, 1983, in union violence, by Staff

From the US Chamber’s Business Advocate Newsletter (October 24, 1983): Victims of labor-union violence will tell stories of bombings, arson, physical assaults and property destruction to the Senate Judiciary Committee this week.  The one-day hearing Oct. 25 will demonstrate ”the inadequacy of local law enforcement, in these cases,” said a committee aide” … “With its […]