Oregon Roofers Local Business Manager Sentenced

RoofersOn September 23, Michael Thompson, former business manager for United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local 49, was sentenced in U.S. District Court of the District of Oregon to one year of probation and ordered to pay a $25 assessment for filing false financial information in a report on behalf of the Portland union. He had pleaded guilty in June. The sentencing follows a probe by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.