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National Federation of Federal Employees, Local 1031

Guilty Pleas

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 5th, 2004On May 5, 2004, in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, Rose Erma (Irma) Elizaldez, former secretary-treasurer for National Federation of Federal Employees, IAM Local 1031, was sentenced to six months home confinement and one year probation for misdemeanor receiving stolen property (approximately $500.00). She was not ordered to pay restitution since she had previously repaid $26,655 to the union; however, she was assessed $25. Elizaldez pled guilty on February 6, 2004 following an investigation by the OLMS Denver District Office.