Michigan Auto Workers Local Financial Secretary Sentenced for Thefts

Auto workersOn November 9, Christine Pawlowski, former financial secretary of Local 812 of the United Auto Workers, was sentenced in the 52nd Judicial Circuit Court of Huron County (Bay City), Michigan to four months in jail and 36 months of supervised release for embezzling funds from the Harbor Beach union. She also was ordered to pay the remaining $7,000 balance in restitution. The sentencing follows a joint investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and Harbor Beach police.