Graphic Communications Workers Treasurer in Ohio Pleads Guilty

graphics-communications-conference-logoOn May 14, Jeffrey Kenney, former secretary-treasurer of Graphic Communications International Union Local 205-C in Youngstown, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio to embezzling $10,305.70 in union funds and filing a false financial report. He had been indicted in February for embezzling more than $14,000. The GCIU more commonly goes by its current name, the Graphic Communications Conference, since 2005 when its merger with the Teamsters took effect. The guilty plea follows a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.