Michigan NALC local treasurer pleads guilty to theft of union funds

On December 3, 2015, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Timothy Casperson, former Treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 249 (located in Menominee, Mich.), pled guilty to one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $9,650, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The guilty plea follows an investigation by the OLMS Detroit-Milwaukee District Office.

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) in the U.S. Department of Labor is the Federal agency responsible for administering and enforcing most provisions of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, as amended (LMRDA).dol