LABOR: More Trouble for Tony

With the conspicuous exceptions of Teamster Bosses Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa, no union leader in recent American labor history has drawn as much legal flak as Tony Boyle, irascible president of the United Mine Workers of America. The Labor Department recently filed suit against the 66-year-old labor chieftain charging numerous irregularities in his last election. A group from his own rank and file is suing him and other top union officials for $75 million for conspiring to misuse pension and welfare funds. And in Washington County, Pa., District Attorney Jess Costa is readying the trial of one of...

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