South Carolina Postal Workers President Sentenced for Theft

On September 29, Dana Roush, former president of American Postal Workers Union Local 403, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina to five years in prison and three years of supervised release for embezzling $10,889 in funds from the Spartanburg union. She also was ordered to pay full restitution. Roush had pleaded guilty in October 2019 after being charged in September. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.