Northern California TCU Treasurer Cops Plea; Sentenced

On June 18, Daniel Ross, former treasurer of Transportation and Communications Union Lodge 6721, pleaded no contest in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, to misdemeanor theft in the sum of $4,607 from the Oakland union. He then was sentenced to 30 days of incarceration (suspended), plus three years of probation, and ordered to pay full restitution and a $240 fine. The Transportation and Communications Union is an affiliate of the International Association of Machinists. The plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and Office of Inspector General.