Teacher Seeks to Recoup Money; Suit Goes after Stolen Dues
Byline: Jim McElhatton, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
A high-ranking Washington Teachers Union official has reached a tentative deal to settle a federal lawsuit he filed seeking to recoup millions of dollars in embezzled teacher dues.
U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on Wednesday released a "proposed resolution" in the lawsuit that Nathan Saunders filed in 2002 against the union's former board of trustees. Mr. Saunders was a D.C. public schools teacher in 2002; today, he is the union's vice president.
Mr. Saunders said the union leadership failed to detect the pilfering of teacher dues between 1995 and 2002 by top union executives, who have been convicted of …
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Publication information: Article title: Teacher Seeks to Recoup Money; Suit Goes after Stolen Dues. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: October 8, 2005. Page number: A09. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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