Kentucky Machinists Financial Secretary Charged with Theft, Sentenced

Machinists logoOn December 7, Mark Owens, formerly financial secretary of International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 366W, was charged in the Circuit Court of Marion County, Kentucky with theft of $200 from the Lebanon, Ky. union. He then pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced to 60 days of probation on the condition that he make restitution of $200 and pay $153 in fines and court costs. The action follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.