Northern California Local Transit Union Financial Secretary Sentenced

Mass transit On November 17, Ruth Olson, former financial secretary for Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1225 in Marina (Monterey County), was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to four years probation and 200 hours community service, and ordered to pay $12,904.56 in restitution and a $25 special assessment. She pleaded guilty in July to one count of making a false entry in union records. The sentencing follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.