Western Pennsylvania CWA Local Secretary Sentenced

On October 12, Lesa Major, former secretary-treasurer of Local 14821 of the Communications Workers of America, was sentenced in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Court for theft of funds from the Monessen (near Pittsburgh) union. She had paid $2,500 in restitution, as stated in the plea agreement, prior to sentencing, thus terminating probation. The sentencing follows a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.