Published by the Association for Union Democracy
Inspector General Douglas Gow deals gently
with violence. In Connecticut, where Steve Manos was assaulted
in his Local 230, Ron Nobili was attacked at a district council
meeting, Gow found threats of violence to be "regrettable,"
mildly reprimanded one of the offending officials, and stated
that "everyone can learn from this experience so that it
will not be repeated." Compared to this, the UN did nobly
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