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Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers, Local 99G

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.

May 8th, 2006On May 8, 2006, in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, Richard Lammers, former Business Agent/Financial Secretary for Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Local 99-G, was sentenced to two years probation, ordered to make restitution of $4,946.36 to the local, and assessed $200. On March 13, 2006, Lammers pled guilty to one count of embezzling union funds. The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS Kansas City Resident Investigator Office.