Labor Voice, Labor Day, 1998
LIUNA "Top Cop Attorney"
Served With Subpoena
LIUNA General Executive Board Attorney Robert
Luskin was served on
September ,1998 with a subpoena.
This subpoena commands him to produce all
information relating to the July 30, 1998
assault by Hartford Connecticut Laborers'
Local 230 union officers on then Vice-
President Stephen Manos at an Executive Board
Manos had questioned LIUNA expenditures that
he felt were questionable & as a result
was physically attacked.
The 13 individuals who witnessed the vicious
assault on Manos were interviewed by
investigators from the office of LIUNA Inspector
General W. Douglas Gow.
Although Manos had offered irrefutable evidence
in the form of an audio tape of the
assault to Luskin's office, Luskin only issued
a very mild reprimand to the Local 230
Business Manager [who was involved in the
[See audio-tape] [See Letter]
On October 6, 1997, LIUNA Bridgeport, Ct.
Business Manager Ronald Nobili was
physically assaulted at the LIUNA Laborers'
Training Academy located at Pomfret
Nobili has also questioned questionable LIUNA
Witnessing this assault on Nobili, were the
other 9 Connecticut Business Managers,
Training Director John LeConche Jr., LIUNA
International Representative Vincent
Masino, & New England Regional Manager
LIUNA Executive Board Attorney Luskin who
stated before The U.S. House Judiciary
Committee on July 24, 1996: "...our
mission is to ensure that LIUNA is free from
misconduct, corruption, & abuse... ",also issued a mild reprimand, through the
office of LIUNA Inspector General Gow, to
the LIUNA officers involved in the physical
assault on Nobili.
[See Luskin Testimony] [See Letter]
Nobili has also filed a lawsuit & affidavit in Federal court against the Connecticut
Laborers' District Council, charging: willful
economic deprivation & negligence, in
addition to other charges.
[See Affidavit & Copy of Lawsuit]
Manos's sworn testimony before the U.S. House
subcommittee on Employer-
Employee Relations] places Luskin in
the position of "facilitating the racketeering
activities directed at [Manos] " because
of Luskin's lack of direct action.
[Show Manos Testimony]
The subpoena was issued in relation to a
lawsuit filed by that same Local 230 Business
Manager Charles LeConche which "accuses
" Manos [among other things] of
1. Writing an independent union newsletter
2. Turning over an audio-tape of the assault
to the FBI
3. Testifying before Congress
In a related matter, former LIUNA Local 230
member Gary Wall has brought a Civil
RICO [Racketeer Influence & Corrupt Organizations]
lawsuit in Federal Court
[District of Connecticut] naming, among others,
Local 230 Business Manager Charles
LeConche & Local 230 counsel Robert Cheverie.
[See Complaint Sheet]
As a direct result of the LeConche v. Manos
lawsuit, Wall has also brought a Plaintiff's
Motion for Court Review charging witness
tampering against LeConche.
Wall had won an earlier NLRB decision against
[See NLRB Decision]
Also served with a subpoena demanding related
material was the IG's chief investigator
on the Manos assault case
For further information contact:
PO Box 845
Glastonbury, CT. 06033
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