Civilian Technicians President in Washington State Sentenced

On August 28, Casey Cortese, former president of Association of Civilian Technicians Local Chapter 108, was sentenced in the Superior Court of Pierce County, Wash. to 240 hours of community service and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $27,514 for theft of funds from the Tacoma-area union. Cortese had pleaded guilty in May after being indicted in March. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.