Treasurer of Independent Workers Local in Michigan Sentenced

On June 18, David Miller, formerly treasurer of Independent Workers Union Local 373, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan to 13 months in prison and two years in supervised release for embezzling $50,501.99 from the Litchfield (Hillsdale County), Michigan union. He also will have to pay full restitution. Miller, 50, a resident of nearby Jonesville, had pleaded guilty in March. The local since has affiliated with the United Auto Workers. The plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.