Thursday, June 9, 2011

NEWS From Inspector General Scott C. Danielson

NEWS From the Office of the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters Inspector General Scott C. Danielson

Contact: Karolyn Castillo
212.366.3354 June 9, 2011

The Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) Hotline is a clearing house for receiving and handling allegations regarding fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement or misconduct affecting jobsites within the Council’s jurisdiction. Examples of allegations that should be reported to the OIG Hotline include:

• Members working for less than what is provided for under the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA);
• Cheating on the OWL;
• Violating the UBC Constitution and NYC District Council by-laws;
• Contractors that are violating the CBA;

Members making complaints should think carefully about the allegation and the information they have available that can help the OIG determine whether mismanagement or misconduct has been committed. To process the allegations, the OIG will need you to provide as much information as possible regarding the allegations.

When calling the 1-855-UBC-TIPS Hotline, please have the following information available, if possible, in order to assist the Investigators in this matter:

• What is the nature of the complaint?
• Who committed the wrongdoing (person, company or organization)?
• What exactly did the individual or entity do?
• Company name
• General Contractor name
• Name of any U.B.C. members
• Name of any U.B.C. employees
• Location
• Floor
• Hours when work is performed
• Type of work
• How many carpenters
• When did it happen?
• Who else has knowledge of the potential wrongdoing?

Without sufficient information the OIG may be unable to act on allegations reported. The more information you can provide, the better chance the OIG has of determining whether any wrongdoing has been committed. The OIG is very interested in the information you have provided regarding waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement or misconduct.

Thank you for your time and commitment to the Carpenters Union.

Scott C. Danielson
Inspector General

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