NYC Painters Local President Sentenced for Embezzlement

PAINTERSOn October 24, Ephram Pascall, formerly president and business manager of International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 1422, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to six months home confinement and three years supervised release for embezzling $34,199 in funds from the Manhattan-based local. Pascall, who pleaded guilty in July, also will have to pay full restitution and a $100 special assessment. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.