Michigan Machinists Treasurer Indicted for Embezzlement

machinists-logo_0On March 14, Renita Dompier, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 283, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Northern Division, for embezzling $8,725.99 from the Baraga, Mich. (Upper Peninsula) union and falsifying local financial records to cover up the thefts. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.