An independent court-appointed monitor named to oversee the UAW after a federal corruption probe said Thursday the union has “fallen short” to date in its reform efforts and disclosed he has 15 open investigations.

Neil Barofsky, a former federal prosecutor, said in his first report the UAW must “take more affirmative measures to fully eradicate the strong remnants of the ‘toxic’ culture that characterized its recent past and still remain present today.”

The union agreed to the oversight as part of a settlement with federal prosecutors in December.

This week federal prosecutors charged the 16th person in the corruption probe following internal union audit

By Mistas

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