Teamsters National Organizer Sentenced for Embezzlement

On December 13, Jo Ann Duffy, former project organizer for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to three years probation, 50 hours of community service, and gambling counseling for embezzling $13,738 in union funds. She also will have to pay full restitution. Duffy pleaded guilty in September. The guilty plea and sentencing follow a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.