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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Lawsuit: Union Thugs Stormed Church Construction Site, Broke Man’s Face In Mob-Like Beat Down

A lawsuit filed Friday accuses Indiana-based union officials of allegedly storming a church-owned construction site to brutally assault non-union construction workers.

Iron Workers Local 395 officials were adamantly opposed to Dyer Baptist Church using non-union construction workers. Local 395 Business Agent Thomas Williamson Sr. demanded the project be turned over to his union, but the onsite workers and the church pastor refused. D5 Iron Works President Richard Lindner allegedly told Williamson on numerous occasions that he was trespassing and he should leave. After several failed attempts, the lawsuit alleges, Williamson arrived with some associates Jan. 7 and physically attacked the non-union workers.

“Men associated with Local 395 appeared at the job site,” the lawsuit, which was obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation, stated. “After exiting their respective vehicles, the Local 395 Assault Team rushed the job site.”

Lindner and his colleague Scott Kudingo were among those assaulted. Williamson’s adult son and ten other colleagues joined him during the alleged incident. Kudingo suffered numerous injuries. His face was fractured and had to have his jaw wired shut. The attackers, according to the lawsuit, shouted that the assault was in relation for the union not getting the project.



Anonymous said...

Haven't seen this kind of union activity in a long time.
Maybe it happens a lot, who knows?

It sure says a lot about the unions, doesn't it? Talk about 'entitlement' mentality..

Anonymous said...

Community organizing at its best.

Rebel Without a Clue said...

Thug mentality! Unions at one time had a place in our society but just like so many other well-intentioned endeavors they too became victims of their own demise. Nowadays many of them are simply money hungry organizations that offer very little in return for the dues required. This sort of behavior is nothing more than what one would see from a "protection" extortion scenario from the Sopranos.

I hope that the police take care of this situation.

Just my 2 cents, I could be wrong.

Anonymous said...

THE MSEA (teachers union) broke into the local associations office in Salisbury a year and a half ago when the locals wanted to leave the union. They stole files and local information and were court ordered to undo what they had done. Never heard about that did you?

Anonymous said...

I think Joe covered that, 12:21.

Anonymous said...

Public unions are a disgrace. The absolute worst.