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UAW president Gary Jones resigns as union prepares to oust him

'This is a somber day'

The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Wednesday it has filed charges under its bylaws against its president, accusing him of "false, misleading and inaccurate expense records" and saying those charges could lead to his removal from his elected office and expulsion from the union. The UAW said it had filed charges under Article 30 of its constitution against Gary Jones, who has been linked to an ongoing corruption probe by U.S. federal officials. Earlier this month the union said Jones was taki

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UAW President Gary Jones takes leave amid corruption probe

UAW Vice President Rory Gamble will serve as acting president

The United Auto Workers announced Saturday that President Gary Jones is taking a paid leave of absence amid a federal investigation of corruption within the union. The UAW said Jones requested the leave, which is effective Sunday. UAW Vice President Rory Gamble will serve as acting president.

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Scandal-rocked UAW extends Ford, FCA contracts, prepares to strike GM

This as criminal investigation of union leaders hangs over the whole process

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FBI searches Detroit-area home of UAW president Gary Jones

UAW statement says it 'has voluntarily responded to every request the government has made'

Federal agents on Wednesday searched the suburban Detroit home of the president of the United Auto Workers, apparently another step in a corruption investigation that has netted labor leaders and auto industry officials, and soiled the union's reputation during contract talks with U.S. car companies. The UAW criticized the extraordinary search of Gary Jones' home in Canton Township, insisting it has fully cooperated with authorities. "President Jones is determined to uncover and address any an

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UAW elects new president to face contract talks, federal probe

Elected same day as reports of feds accusing FCA, UAW as co-conspirators

He's elected on the same days reports emerge of feds accusing FCA, UAW as co-conspirators.