Former Corrections Officers Treasurer in Ohio Sentenced

afscme-logoOn September 23, Jack Hooks, former secretary-treasurer of Ohio Civil Service Employees Association Local 11, Chapter 7010, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio to two years probation, including six months of home confinement, for embezzling $15,192 in union funds. Hooks, who pleaded guilty in May, also will have to make full restitution and pay a $2,000 fine. The union represents corrections officers at Mansfield Correctional Institution (“MANCI”), and is affiliated with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The sentencing follows a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.