Illinois Bricklayers President Sentenced for $300K+ Theft

On December 15, David Fleury, former president of International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 6, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to two years in prison and three years of supervised release for embezzling funds from the Rockford union. He also was ordered to pay $318,036 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. Fleury had pleaded guilty last August after being charged in July. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.