No place for T.H.U.G. tactics in pro-union city

The indictment tells an outrageous story of union thuggery including violence and arson. In a 49-page grand jury indictment, federal prosecutors arrested on Tuesday, 10 members of Ironworkers Local 401’ s business officials for racketeering and arson as part of an alleged campaign by the Philadelphia ironworkers union to coerce building contactors into hiring them over non-union competition.