DETROIT – The United Automobile Workers union claims former President Gary Jones told staffers to falsify expenses worth nearly half a million dollars.
According to the UAW, Jones directed staffers to misrepresent off-site charges when using resorts for leadership conferences. Expenses the staffers were allegedly instructed to misrepresent to the UAW accounting department include money spent at restaurants, golf courses, and food, beverage, and cigar vendors.
He’s also accused of telling his daughter to fly to Palm Springs to use a room the union had rented.
According to the union, "neither Jones nor his family paid the UAW for his daughter’s week-long use of the Palm Springs townhome in January 2014.