Form IndictmentDeprivation of Member's Rights
Pertaining to Internal Labor Union Affairs in the Private Sector by Actual
Threatened Violence (29 U.S.C 530)
THE GRAND JURY CHARGES:|
All in violation of Title 29, United States Code, Section 530.
- That at all times material to this Indictment, (name of
union) was a labor organization engaged in an industry affecting
commerce within the meaning of Title 29, United States Code, Sections
402(i) and (j).
- That on or about (date) in the _________ District of
__________ and elsewhere, the defendant ___________, did unlawfully and
willfully through the use of force and violence and threats of the use
of force and violence restrain, coerce, and intimidate and attempt to
restrain, coerce and intimidate (name of victim) , a member of
(name of union) , for the purpose of interfering with* and
preventing the exercise of his/her rights to which he/she was entitled
under the provisions of Section [411, 414, 415, 431, 461, 481, 501(b)]
Title 29, United States Code, that is, the right to (list specific
right of free speech, equal participation, etc. affected by defendant)
in that defendant did (describe how defendant interfered with
union member's right)**.
* See United States v. Kelley, 545 F.2d 619 (8th Cir.
1976) concerning retribution for prior exercise of rights.
** See United States v. Lynch, 792 F.2d 269 (1st Cir.
1986) concerning interference with a union member's rights by violence
directed at a third person.
[cited in USAM 9-137.000]