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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.

June 12th, 2014On June 12, 2014, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Dianna Woodall was sentenced to three years of supervised probation, 100 hours of community service, and was also ordered to pay restitution of $9,836. On March 26, 2014, Woodall pled guilty to bank theft, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2113(b), and aiding and abetting, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2, for participating in a scheme to cash a counterfeit check drawn on the bank account of Marine Engineers Beneficial Association (MEBA) District 1 (located in Washington, D.C.). The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS Washington District Office, the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.