AFL-CIO Maritime Department Treasurer in Chicago Sentenced

AFL-CIO Maritime logoOn September 16, Bonnie Heraty, former treasurer of the Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO, Greater Chicago Area Port Council, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to two years of probation, including six months of home detention, and ordered to pay $12,974 in restitution and a $25 special assessment for making a false entry in the financial records of the Joliet, Ill.-based labor organization. Heraty had pled guilty in May. The sentencing follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.