Baltimore Electrical and Radio Workers Secretary Sentenced

UE logoOn May 7, James Babcock, former financial secretary of United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America Local 121, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland to two years of probation and ordered to pay $24,854 in restitution to the Baltimore-based union. He had pleaded guilty in January after being charged last September. Babcock had written more than 100 checks over a five-year period for unauthorized purposes. The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and Office of Inspector General.