St. Louis Laborers Ex-President Pleads Guilty, Sentenced

liuna logoOn April 7, Angela Jones, former president of Laborers International Union of North America Local 509, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri to making false entries in financial records of the St. Louis union. She then was sentenced to a year of probation and 100 hours of community service. Jones, 36, a resident of St. Louis, had been charged in February with covering up theft of $5,000 in local funds. The sentencing follows a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.