Michigan Transportation Union Local Treasurer Charged; Pleads Guilty

UTU logoOn April 18, Paul Morales, former treasurer of United Transportation Union Local 1477, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan to willfully failing to properly maintain union records in relation to unauthorized cash withdrawals totaling $22,829.39. He had been charged on February 29. The union is based in Taylor, Mich., in the Detroit area. The charge follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.