Postal Workers Treasurer in Louisiana Sentenced

postal-workers-logoOn April 1, David Matthis, former secretary-treasurer of American Postal Workers Union Local 205, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana to three years of probation and 200 hours of community service for embezzlement of $5,472.61 from the Alexandria union. He pled guilty in December. In addition to serving his sentence, Matthis will have to pay restitution in the amount of $7,222.57, a fine of $7,000 and a special assessment of $100. The sentencing follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.