Machinists Local Secretary-Treasurer in Michigan Sentenced

machinists-logo_0On September 20, Renita Dompier, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 283, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan to one year of probation for embezzling funds from the Baraga, Mich.-based union. She also was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $11,793.89 and a $100 special assessment. Dompier had been indicted in March for stealing $8,725.99, and pleaded guilty in May. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.