Chicago Nurses Treasurer Sentenced for Records Fraud

NursesOn December 16, Joyce Marsalis, former treasurer of the Illinois Nurses Association, University of Chicago Local, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to three years probation and 100 hours of community service, and ordered to pay the remaining $2,356 restitution balance and a special assessment of $25. Marsalis had been indicted in April for embezzling $12,717 from the union and falsifying its financial records; she pled guilty in October. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.