Graphics Workers Secretary-Treasurer in Ohio Sentenced for Theft

graphics-communications-conference-logoOn July 21, Jeffrey Kenney, former secretary-treasurer for Graphic Communications International Union (known since its affiliation with the Teamsters as the Graphic Communications Conference) Local 205-C, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio to four months incarceration to be followed by two years of supervised release, including four months of electronic monitoring. Indicted in February, he pleaded guilty in May. Kenney had been charged by federal prosecutors with embezzling $14,388 from the Youngstown-based union over a three-year period and then filing a false financial report with the Labor Department to conceal a portion of his thefts.