UAW Secretary in Western Michigan Indicted for Embezzlement

On January 12, Brian Rittenhouse, former financial secretary of United Auto Workers Local 1320, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan on one count each for embezzlement and false record-keeping against the Grandville (near Grand Rapids) union. The charges follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.