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Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers, Local 26

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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.

May 13th, 2014On May 13, 2014, in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, Mary Grace Gossett, former office assistant for Bakery Workers Local 26 (located in Denver, Colo.), was charged in a criminal information with three counts of embezzlement, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The charge follows an investigation by the OLMS Denver-St. Louis District Office.