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American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe, Local 727 - American Lutheran Homes, Inc.

Officials Sentenced

Office of Labor-Management Enforcement

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) conducts both civil and criminal investigations of alleged violations of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) and related laws.

These investigations by OLMS District Offices involve issues such as embezzlements of union funds, union officer elections, the filing of required reports by unions and others with OLMS, and the imposition of trusteeships over subordinate unions by a parent body. These investigations may result in legal enforcement actions.

June 1st, 2003On June 1, 2003, in Ogdensburg (NY) City Court, John Miller, former secretary-treasurer of AFSCME, Civil Service Employees Association, Local 727, was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge and 100 hours of community service for committing grand larceny in the third degree. Miller pled guilty to stealing $4,743 from his union and made full restitution following an investigation by the OLMS Buffalo District Office.
June 4th, 2002On June 4, 2002, in Dunn County (Wisconsin) Circuit Court, Joanne M. Hase, former secretary-treasurer of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 727-D, entered a plea of no contest to theft of $1,000 or less in a business setting. She was placed on probation for one year, and imposition of sentence was withheld. The charges had been brought on April 10, 2002 following an investigation by the OLMS Minneapolis Resident Investigator Office.