Posted by on October 14, 2021 10:01 pm
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Leader of California’s Biggest Labor Union Quits After Tax, Embezzlement Charges

The executive director of California’s largest labor union resigned her post after the state charged her and her husband with embezzlement, tax fraud, perjury, and failure to pay unemployment insurance taxes. Then-Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California Executive Director Alma Hernandez and her husband, Jose Moscoso, were charged in a 7-page felony complaint filed with Sacramento County Superior Court earlier this month. Hernandez had held the position since 2016. The charges, which came about as a result of a multi-agency investigation led by California’s Tax Recovery in the Underground Economy Task Force, were made public this week by California Attorney General Rob Bonta, a Democrat. SEIU represents more than 700,000 workers across the Golden State. Hernandez campaigned to defeat the recall effort last month against Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. Her organization reportedly donated upwards of $6 million to the anti-recall campaign. Newsom easily won the vote. “The union is also a …

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