Tuesday, December 8, 2009

UNBELIEVABLE! Union Gives Ousted Bosses Truck and a Car As Retirement Gifts!

A week ago, we wrote about Crisanta Duran's campaign for Congress.  Ms. Duran is the daughter of accused nepotist and money mismanager, Ernie Duran, Jr. the outgoing boss of Colorado's UFCW Local 7.

As Mr. Duran was voted out of office earlier this year amid allegations of improprieties, it seems his soon-to-be former members may have made the right call.

According to Denver's Westword, the outgoing Executive Board of UFCW Local 7 has voted to give Mr. Duran and his sidekick outgoing Secretary-Treasurer Stan Kania their union vehicles as parting gifts--gifts paid for by his union members dues.
Today was the outgoing executive board's last meeting. Duran serves as chairman of that board and when his term is up on Dec. 31, he's slated to keep his 2007 diesel-fueled Ford truck. Kania will drive home his 2006 Ford Five Hundred car, which he says has 59,000 miles on it.

"I told the board that if they wanted to do me a favor, they'd give me a motorcycle," Kania jokingly told Westword last month. "They said no."

They don't call it a racket for nuttin'...

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