5. Did NYCDCC EST Michael Bilello, in violation of the laws of the UBC, cause and/or failed to provideinformation about the District Council (e.g., MWA arbitration, contract negotiations, etc.) to themembership by not effectively maintaining the District Council website?
: For serious violations of the laws of the UBC, Michael Bilello, is banned from holdingelected office, a $75,000 fine imposed, and mandatory training on parliamentary rules and procedures for all District Council Officers.
Section 5.f. states
: “No Delegate of the Council Delegate Body shall be subject to any adverse
employment action, harassment, intimidation, threats, or coercion by the District Council, the CouncilDelegate Body or any Officer thereof for exercising, in good faith, the authority of, or fulfilling the duties of,a Council Delegate as provided for in these Bylaws. Any Delegate that believes that he or she has beensubject to a violation of this section may file a complaint with the Chief Compliance Officer and theInspector General, who shall conduct a joint investigation of the merits of such complaint. Uponcompletion of that investigation, no later than ninety (90) days following receipt of the complaint, either theChief Compliance Officer or the Inspector General may refer the matter to the Trial Committee, theReview Officer (to the extent such a Review Officer is in place), or the United States Attorney, as
appropriate. The foregoing shall not limit any Delegate’s right to also file a complaint with the Gen
eralPresident of the United Brotherhood, as provided for under Section 53(G) of the UBC Constitution.
Inaddition to the foregoing, any District Council Delegate may file a complaint with the Trial CommitteeChairman and thereby initiate an arbitration to be conducted before a three-member panel consisting of the Trial Committee Chairman, Trial Committee Vice Chairman, and a third arbitrator to be chosen by theTrial Committee Chairman and Trial Committee Vice Chairman. All decisions of said panel must besupported by substantial evidence and any party to the proceeding may seek review of a decision with
the District Court.”