AFSCME Ex-President in Upstate New York Sentenced for Thefts

On August 6, Donna Caltabiano, former president of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 888 in Catskill, N.Y., was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York to six months of home confinement and five years probation, and ordered to make $23,644.76 in restitution. Caltabiano pled guilty in March to theft of union funds in the same amount during 2002-06. The sentencing follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.