Local Labor Union President Charged With Domestic Assault



(Photo Credit: Local 773 Official Website)

The President of one of Southern Illinois’ Largest labor unions has been charged with domestic assault in Missouri. 32 year old Matthew E. Smith is the President of the Laborer’s International Union of North America Local 773 and this is the second time in just over two years he has faced similar charges. Court records in Cape Girardeau County show that Smith has been charged with domestic assault in the second degree and his bond was listed at $25,000 cash. Smith is scheduled to appear back in court at 9 a.m. on September 12th in Jackson Missouri.