Machinists Secretary-Treasurer in Maine Sentenced for Theft

Last Thursday, February 25, Jeffrey Phillips, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 836, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of Maine to two years of probation for taking and removing assets in an amount of about $57,610. He also was ordered to pay full restitution, plus a $2,400 fine and a $100 special assessment. Phillips had pleaded guilty in February 2020 after being indicted in October 2019. The Kittery union represents employees at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.… Read More ➡

Machinists Secretary-Treasurer in Maine Pleads Guilty to Theft

On February 27, Jeffrey Phillips, former financial secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 836, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of Maine to one count of stealing and carrying away personal property in the sum of $57,610. The Kittery-based union represents employees of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Phillips had been indicted last October. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards. … Read More ➡

Secretary-Treasurer of Machinists Local in Maine Indicted

On October 11, Jeffrey Phillips, former financial secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists Local 836, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of Maine on one count of theft in a sum of more than $1,000 from the Kittery-based union, which represents workers at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.… Read More ➡