Secretary for Operating Engineers Local in New Mexico Sentenced

On June 2, Jessica Pangburn, former office secretary for International Union of Operating Engineers Local 953, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico to one day in jail (time served), two years of supervised release and 25 hours of community service for wire fraud against the Albuquerque-based union. She also was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $69,469. Pangburn had pleaded guilty last November. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.… Read More ➡

Operating Engineers Office Manager in New Mexico Pleads Guilty to Fraud

On November 26, Jessica Pangburn, former office manager for International Union of Operating Engineers Local 953, waived an indictment and pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico to one count of wire fraud against the Albuquerque union. The plea follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.… Read More ➡