Upstate New York Sheet Metal Workers Treasurer Pleads Guilty

On May 20, Joseph Kerwan, business manager/treasurer of Sheet Metal Workers Local 112, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York to falsifying records of the Elmira-based union. He also will have to make restitution in the amount of $6,927.55. The guilty plea follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.