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9-130.000 - Labor Statutes Generally

9-130.100 Investigative Jurisdiction
9-130.200 Supervisory Jurisdiction
9-130.300 Consultation Requirements Contained in USAM 9-131.000 to 9-139.000

9-130.100 - Investigative Jurisdiction

See the Criminal Resource Manual at 2401.

9-130.200 - Supervisory Jurisdiction

Questions concerning the labor statutes included in Chapters 130-139 should be referred to the Labor-Management Unit of the Organized Crime and Gang Section of the Criminal Division with the following exceptions:

  1. Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division, supervises violations of 18 U.S.C. § 1951 involving extortion under color of official right or extortion by a public official through misuse of his/her office;
  2. Counterterrorism Section of the National Security Division, supervises violations of the following statutes when the violations do not involve labor-management disputes or organized crime:
    1. 18 U.S.C. § 33—Destruction of Motor Vehicles. See USAM 9-63.241;
    2. 49 U.S.C. § 80501—Damage to Property Being Transported In Interstate Commerce (formerly 15 §§ 1281 and 1282 transferred to Title 49 effective July 5, 1994).

[updated May 2012] [cited in USAM 9-63.010; USAM 9-63.241]

9-130.300 - Consultation Requirements Contained in USAM 9-131.000 to 9-139.000

Consultation with the Criminal Division through the Organized Crime and Gang Section's Labor-Management Unit is required prior to initiating criminal prosecution in the following matters:

  1. 18 U.S.C. § 1951—Extortion arising out of labor disputes. See USAM 9-131.030.
  2. 29 U.S.C. § 504—Prohibited Service with Labor Unions and Employer Associations. See USAM 9-138.030.
  3. 29 U.S.C. § 1111—Prohibited Service with Employee Benefit Plans. See USAM 9-138.030.
  4. 45 U.S.C. § 152, Tenth and Sec. 180—Labor-Management Disputes in the Railway and Airline Industries. See USAM 9-139.103.

[updated May 2011]

Updated December 7, 2018