Texas Local Electrical Workers Office Employee Sentenced

ibewlogoOn August 2, Pete Irwin, former administrative assistant for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 72, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas to six months of home confinement and five years of probation for falsifying financial reports filed by the Waco-based union. He also was ordered to pay $19,774.70 in restitution and a $25 assessment. Irwin had been indicted in June. The actions follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.