CWA Local Treasurer in Pennsylvania Sentenced for Theft

CWA workersOn November 17, Antonio Jordan, former secretary-treasurer of Communications Workers of America Local 38187, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to four years probation and ordered to pay $5,778.01 restitution and a $100 assessment for embezzling funds from the Erie-based union. He had been indicted in May and pleaded guilty in August to stealing $8,767.40 by using his union credit card to make unauthorized purchases. The local represents workers at the Erie Newspaper Guild. The actions follow a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.