National Alliance of Postal & Federal Employees
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.
|February 3rd, 2009
|On February 3, 2009, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, Angelo Wiggins, former President of the National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees (NAPFE) Local 408 (located in Mobile, Ala.), pled guilty to a one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $2,269.85. On January 27, 2009, Wiggins was charged with embezzling union funds in the same amount. The plea follows an investigation by the OLMS New Orleans District Office.
|April 23rd, 2004
|On April 23, 2004, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Renee Newman, former employee of the National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees (NAPFE), pled guilty to a one-count information charging her with embezzlement. An information filed on March 5, 2004, had charged her with embezzling $29,220.60 in union funds. The guilty plea follows a joint investigation by the OLMS Washington District Office and the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C.