Transportation Communications Secretary-Treasurer in Ohio Pleads Guilty

On June 10, Bud Sherwood, former secretary-treasurer of Transportation Communications Union (TCU) Lodge 6546, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio to one count of embezzlement of funds in the sum of $10,813 from the Bellevue (near Sandusky) union, which represents railroad and other transportation employees. TCU is an affiliate of the International Association of Machinists. Sherwood had been charged last month following a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.