Vice President of CWA Local in Detroit Pleads Guilty

Communications Workers logoOn February 16, Karen McJimpson, former executive vice president of Communications Workers of America Local 4004, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan to one count of failure to maintain records of the Detroit-based union. She had been charged earlier that day in a superseding information count following an August indictment for embezzlement of about $19,000 in union funds. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.