UAW Local Business Agent in Indiana Sentenced for Theft

united-auto-workers-logoOn April 16, Charlotta Hammons, former business representative of United Auto Workers Local 2209, was sentenced in the Superior Court of Huntington County, Indiana to one year of probation, including 120 days of house arrest/electronic monitoring, for converting funds from the Roanoke, Ind.-based union to personal use without authorization. She also was ordered to pay fees and costs totaling $266. Hammons already has paid restitution in the amount of $1,329 after pleading guilty in March. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.