Cincinnati-Area Food and Commercial Workers Local Secretary Indicted

ufcw_intl_logo_1_On January 8, Chad Petras, former secretary-treasurer of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 342C, was indicted in the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas in Ohio on one count of theft of funds from the Rising Sun, Ind.-based union in an amount of $1,000 or more. Petras committed the alleged violations in Ohio, though the union is based in Indiana. The charge follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.