Illinois Transportation Union Local Boss Charged with Embezzlement

UTU logoOn September 11, Lawrence Minas, former general chairman of United Transportation Union, General Committee of Adjustment 449, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois with one count of embezzling $71,160 in funds from the Palos Heights, Ill. (suburban Chicago) union. The charge follows a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.