Ex-Ironworkers Local President Sentenced to Prison Term for Extortion

Handcuffed person

Veach sentenced for January 2016 extortion and beating of non-union contractors.

November 2, 2020
Jeff Yoders - Engineering News-Record

A federal judge has sentenced Jeffrey Veach, former president of an ironworkers' union local in Indiana, to 42 months in federal prison for his role in organizing a 2016 assault by members of his local—using fists and pieces of hardwood—on non-union ironworkers at a school project, the U.S. Dept. of Justice says.

Jeff Yoders, Engineering News-Record

Mr. Yoders may be contacted at yodersj@enr.com

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