Maintenance of Way Local Secretary in Wisconsin Pleads No Contest; Sentenced

maintenance of way employees _bmwe_ logoOn November 26, Randy Paulson, former secretary-treasurer of Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Sub-Lodge 1125, a Teamsters affiliate, pleaded no contest in Adams County, Wisconsin Circuit Court to one count of theft from the Adams, Wisc.-based union. He then was ordered to pay $264 in restitution, a $486 fine and $37.50 restitution surcharge by January 25, 2013. Paulson previously had paid $2,245 in restitution prior to sentencing. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.