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AFL-CIO Urges Feds To Drop Prosecution Of Teamsters Who Terrorized ‘Top Chef’ Host & Crew

The AFL-CIO is seeking the dismissal of criminal charges against four Boston Teamsters who terrorized the cast and crew of Top Chef, arguing in court that their prosecution could have a chilling effect on all union protests. Five members of Boston Teamsters Local 25 were indicted for extortion last year after Deadline revealed that about a dozen of them had threatened and intimidated the
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