Cleveland-Area Transportation Union Local Secretary Indicted

SMART logoOn May 19, Alan Shaffer, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, Transportation Division (formerly known as the United Transportation Union, now known as SMART), Local 792, was indicted in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas on one count of grand theft in the amount of $8,563 from the Elyria, Ohio-based union. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.