Electrical Workers Business Manager in Missouri Sentenced

ibewlogoOn May 21, Dennis Fuston, former business manager for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 545, was sentenced in the Buchanan County (Missouri) Circuit Court to five years of probation, and ordered to pay restitution to the St. Joseph, Mo.-based union in the amount of $23,768 and a $25 assessment.  Fuston had pleaded guilty in April to theft after being charged in February.  The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.