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The Seattle Times
Concrete driver strike that slowed Seattle construction ends with labor dealreplacement in downtown Seattle were stuck without concrete during the busy con
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
replacement in downtown Seattle were stuck without concrete during the busy construction season. On Friday, the local Teamsters union representing the 300 drivers said it has reached a deal with the five cement suppliers that employ the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Juror: Prosecutors didn’t prove Teamsters’ intentA college sophomore who sat on the “Top Chef” jury says the decision to acquit
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
A college sophomore who sat on the “Top Chef” jury says the decision to acquit four Teamsters of extortion when they tried to get jobs from Bravo’s hit reality series came down to prosecutors not convincing them of what the union members’ end goal... Read more
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The Examiner
McCaskill: Pension fund needs actionMcCaskill on Thursday vowed to keep working to protect the troubled fund that p
The Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
McCaskill on Thursday vowed to keep working to protect the troubled fund that pays pensions to hundreds of thousands of Teamsters in the middle part of the country. “The thing we need to do is make this pension fund whole,” McCaskill told... Read more
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Reality TV World
Boston Teamsters found not guilty in 'Top Chef' trialFour men of Teamsters Union Local 25 in New England were found not guilty Tuesd
Reality TV World / Posted 3 days ago
Four men of Teamsters Union Local 25 in New England were found not guilty Tuesday of trying to extort the cast and crew of ADVERTISEMENT Jurors cleared the men, including Daniel Redmond, John Fidler, Robert Cafarelli and Michael Ross, of federal... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Feds made recordings at Cinespace studios in probe of Teamsters bosscommenting while Pissios didn't return messages seeking comment. The alleged e
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
commenting while Pissios didn't return messages seeking comment. The alleged extortion occurred when Coli was president of Teamsters Joint Council 25, a labor organization that represents more than 100,000 workers in the Chicago area and northwest... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Dairy Fresh Foods to close Taylor facility, lay off 180representative at Dairy Fresh was not available for immediate comment Thursday
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
representative at Dairy Fresh was not available for immediate comment Thursday morning. Some employees are represented by Teamsters Local 337, while others are not under a union, the company says in the Worker Adjustment and Retraining... Read more
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Raw Story
White supremacist rallies are planned for at least nine cities this weekend — here’s what to expect.days.” He expressed admiration for the tactics of the Black Panthers, but also
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
days.” He expressed admiration for the tactics of the Black Panthers, but also for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters under the leadership of the late Jimmy Hoffa, who went missing in 1975. I suggest that some people would say that... Read more
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Boston Herald
Padma Lakshmi: Boston's not all 'brutes and bullies'The star host of reality TV show “Top Chef” says she still has love for Boston
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The star host of reality TV show “Top Chef” says she still has love for Boston even after a federal jury acquitted the Teamsters she accused of threatening her and her crew in the hopes of securing union jobs. “Don’t worry I know most of the people... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Strike by concrete drivers threatens Seattle construction projectsready-mix concrete trucks, with their spinning, cylindrical drums, are a staple
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
ready-mix concrete trucks, with their spinning, cylindrical drums, are a staple at construction jobs. But the 300 Teamsters members who drive the concrete trucks in King County have been working without a contract with five local cement... Read more
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Boston Herald
Maura Healey calls Teamsters' picketing actions ‘unacceptable’General Maura Healey yesterday denounced the “unacceptable” behavior of union p
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
General Maura Healey yesterday denounced the “unacceptable” behavior of union picketers despite the acquittal of the Teamsters who faced extortion charges for menacing the cast and crew of the reality show “Top Chef.” Healey, whose office... Read more
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Reality TV World
Boston Teamsters found not guilty in 'Top Chef' trialFour men of Teamsters Union Local 25 in New England were found not guilty Tuesd
Reality TV World / Posted 4 days ago
Four men of Teamsters Union Local 25 in New England were found not guilty Tuesday of trying to extort the cast and crew of Top Chef in 2014. ADVERTISEMENT Jurors cleared the men, including Daniel Redmond, John Fidler, Robert Cafarelli and Michael... Read more
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Boston Herald
Maura Healey calls picketers’ actions ‘unacceptable’General Maura Healey yesterday denounced the “unacceptable” behavior of union p
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
General Maura Healey yesterday denounced the “unacceptable” behavior of union picketers despite the acquittal of the Teamsters who faced extortion charges for menacing the cast and crew of the reality show “Top Chef.” Healey, whose office... Read more
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Boston Globe
The takeaway from the ‘Top Chef’ case? It belonged in state courtLet’s be clear: A federal jury sitting in Boston did not say that the Teamsters
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Let’s be clear: A federal jury sitting in Boston did not say that the Teamsters who acted like thugs while intimidating a non-union crew on the reality TV show “Top Chef” did nothing wrong. Instead, the jury found the so-called Teamster 4 were not... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor Walsh ‘relieved’ as Teamsters acquitted in ‘Top Chef’ trial— even as a key city official cited in the trial’s testimony awaits his own cou
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
— even as a key city official cited in the trial’s testimony awaits his own court date on extortion charges. The four Teamsters who had been accused of threatening “Top Chef” cast and crew members as a way to extort jobs for their union were... Read more
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Boston Herald
Lawyer lauds Teamsters’ acquittal in TV labor beefThe sweeping acquittal yesterday of four Teamsters in the controversial “Top Ch
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The sweeping acquittal yesterday of four Teamsters in the controversial “Top Chef” extortion trial was a victory for the “people’s right to protest,” a victorious union defense lawyer exulted. “The right to demonstrate can be defined in many... Read more
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Boston Herald
Labor wins the day in ‘Top Chef’ verdictThe acquittal of four Teamsters accused of disrupting the filming of an episode
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The acquittal of four Teamsters accused of disrupting the filming of an episode of “Top Chef” in 2014 will get the attention of union leaders nationwide and could encourage local organizations to resort to strong-arm tactics on behalf of their... Read more
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Boston Herald
Healey calls picketers’ actions ‘unacceptable’ as Goldberg defends ‘good people’ in unionGeneral Maura Healey yesterday denounced the “unacceptable” behavior of union p
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
General Maura Healey yesterday denounced the “unacceptable” behavior of union picketers despite the acquittal of the Teamsters who faced extortion charges for menacing the cast and crew of the reality show “Top Chef.” Healey, whose office... Read more
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Boston Herald
Vindication tastes oh so sweet for mayorweek for his re-election campaign. Walsh, a former union leader himself, has t
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
week for his re-election campaign. Walsh, a former union leader himself, has to feel somewhat vindicated by seeing four Teamsters walk free after federal prosecutors failed to prove they extorted the “Top Chef” show for union jobs. He resisted... Read more
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Boston Herald
McGovern: Sometimes you really can’t fight City Hall— prosecutors, who keep trying to stick their hands in local union matters and
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
— prosecutors, who keep trying to stick their hands in local union matters and politics, have been rebuffed again. Four Teamsters were cleared of any wrongdoing in the “Top Chef” extortion trial, signaling that jurors weren’t buying the notion... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor Walsh ‘relieved’ as Teamsters acquitted in ‘Chef’ trial— even as a key city official cited in the trial’s testimony awaits his own cou
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
— even as a key city official cited in the trial’s testimony awaits his own court date on extortion charges. The four Teamsters who had been accused of threatening “Top Chef” cast and crew members as a way to extort jobs for their union were... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 15, 2017gathered Tuesday to decry the vandalism at the New England Holocaust Memorial i
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
gathered Tuesday to decry the vandalism at the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston. ...” http://bit.ly/2v0dxew TEAMSTERS ACQUITTED IN ‘TOP CHEF’ TRIAL, via John R. Ellement, Milton J. Valencia and Maria Cramer on BostonGlobe.com: “The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Teamsters acquittal may boost Walsh, analyst saysThe federal jury verdict that acquitted four Teamsters union members of attempt
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
The federal jury verdict that acquitted four Teamsters union members of attempting to extort the “Top Chef’’ television show also served as political relief for Mayor Martin J. Walsh – given City Hall’s connections to the case, according to legal and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Top labor leader resigns from Trump’s jobs councilit took two full days for the president of the United States to condemn white s
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
it took two full days for the president of the United States to condemn white supremacists,’’ he said in an email. The Teamsters, a union of 1.4 million employees in the public private sector, urged everyone to denounce acts of racism. ‘‘In... Read more
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Boston Globe
Verdict in Teamsters’ case could have wide-reaching implicationsThe acquittal of four Teamsters facing federal extortion charges for intimidati
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
The acquittal of four Teamsters facing federal extortion charges for intimidating the cast and crew of “Top Chef” could have a profound effect on the labor movement, cementing legal protections for combative behavior on picket lines and possibly even... Read more
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FOX Business
Business HighlightsStumpf, Wells Fargo's then CEO and chairman, abruptly resigned in the aftermath
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
Stumpf, Wells Fargo's then CEO and chairman, abruptly resigned in the aftermath of the bank's sales practices scandal. Teamsters acquitted of threats, extortion of 'Top Chef' crew BOSTON (AP) — Four Teamsters have been acquitted of threatening... Read more
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FOX Business
Business HighlightsStumpf, Wells Fargo's then CEO and chairman, abruptly resigned in the aftermath
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
Stumpf, Wells Fargo's then CEO and chairman, abruptly resigned in the aftermath of the bank's sales practices scandal. Teamsters acquitted of threats, extortion of 'Top Chef' crew BOSTON (AP) — Four Teamsters have been acquitted of threatening... Read more
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Boston Globe
How the Teamsters trial could hurt the local film industryFour Teamsters Local 25 members walked away victorious from a grueling extortio
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Four Teamsters Local 25 members walked away victorious from a grueling extortion trial Tuesday. But publicity from the trial could still end up hurting the local film industry, whose success depends on public and political support. Here’s the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' case(AP) The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to exto
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
(AP) The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still believe four... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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FOX Business
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseThe Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jo
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still believe four... Read more
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FOX Business
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON – The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON – The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): Continue Reading Below 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Prosecutors blast acquittals in 'Top Chef' caseBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempte
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of attempted to extort jobs from a production company filming the "Top Chef" TV reality show near Boston in 2014 (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they still... Read more
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Boston Globe
Labor lawyer: Teamsters did nothing wrongTo a Boston labor lawyer, the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of trying to
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
To a Boston labor lawyer, the acquittal of four Teamsters accused of trying to strongarm the “Top Chef” television show was a just outcome. “The very fact that the case was prosecuted was considered by many of us [labor lawyers] to be an abuse of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Teamsters acquitted of threats, extortion of 'Top Chef' crewBOSTON (AP) - Four Teamsters were acquitted Tuesday of threatening "Top Chef" h
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Four Teamsters were acquitted Tuesday of threatening "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi and using strong-arm tactics to try to extort jobs from a nonunion company filming the reality TV show in the Boston area. A federal jury found the men... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Teamsters acquitted of Top Chef extortionFour Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and non-un
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
Four Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and non-union crew of the TV reality show Top Chef. A federal jury found the men not guilty on Tuesday after 20 hours of deliberations. The Local 25 union members were accused of... Read more
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Raw Story
Four Teamsters in Boston acquitted of ‘Top Chef’ extortion plotFour Teamsters union members in Boston were acquitted on Tuesday of charges the
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
Four Teamsters union members in Boston were acquitted on Tuesday of charges they tried to extort jobs from a production company filming “Top Chef” in 2014, using thuggish tactics that included threatening host Padma Lakshmi. A federal jury found... Read more
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Weekly Times
Teamsters acquitted of Top Chef extortionFour Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and non-un
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
Four Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and non-union crew of the TV reality show Top Chef. A federal jury found the men not guilty on Tuesday after 20 hours of deliberations. The Local 25 union members were accused of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Teamsters acquitted of Top Chef extortionFour Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and non-un
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Four Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and non-union crew of the TV reality show Top Chef. A federal jury found the men not guilty on Tuesday after 20 hours of deliberations. The Local 25 union members were accused of... Read more
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News.com.au
Teamsters acquitted of Top Chef extortionFour Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and non-un
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Four Teamsters have been acquitted in Boston of threatening the cast and non-union crew of the TV reality show Top Chef. A federal jury found the men not guilty on Tuesday after 20 hours of deliberations. The Local 25 union members were accused of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Teamsters acquitted of threats, extortion of 'Top Chef' crewBOSTON (AP) - Four Teamsters were acquitted Tuesday of threatening "Top Chef" h
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Four Teamsters were acquitted Tuesday of threatening "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi and using strong-arm tactics to try to extort jobs from a nonunion company filming the reality TV show in the Boston area. A federal jury found the men... Read more
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