Glass Workers Financial Secretary in Indiana Pleads Guilty; Sentenced

glass-workerOn December 14, Rodney Richerson, former financial secretary of Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers International Workers Local 238, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana to embezzling $100,195 from the Kokomo union. He then was sentenced to four months incarceration, eight months home detention and two years supervised release. He also will have to pay full restitution plus a $100 special assessment. Richerson had been charged last April. The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.