Southern California UFCW Secretary-Treasurer Pleads Guilty

On April 22, Kurt Kittleson, former secretary-treasurer of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 151D, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to one count of making a false statement in a financial report on behalf of the Rancho Palos Verdes (Los Angeles County) union. He had been charged in March. The actions follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.