Michigan Postal Workers Local President Sentenced

postal-workers-logoOn May 31, Jesus Gonzales, former president of American Postal Workers Union Local 300, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan to two years of probation for making false entries in the records of the Lansing union for the purpose of concealing his theft of $6,720.  He also was ordered to make full restitution.  Gonzales had pleaded guilty in January after being charged last August.  The actions follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General.