Breaking: Ron Johnson Hired Pedophile Shortly After He Was Convicted of Sexually Assaulting a Child

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According to court records, in early 1994 child predator Steven M. Sosinski had his wages garnished from his employer, which was listed at the time as Rexam Extrusions.  Rexam Extrusions was the name of Ron Johnson's company, Pacur, during the mid-nineties, but was changed back to Pacur in 1997. 

In June of 1993, Sosinski was convicted of felony sexual assualt of a child.  In September of 1993 Sosinski filed unemployment, but was hired by Rexam Extrusions / Pacur sometime in early 1994, according to court records. At the time of Sosinski's hiring, Ron Johnson was the general manager / president of Rexam Extrusions.

It is not known at this time if Sosinski was a participant in Pacur's prison-labor government subsidy that recent news reports have illuminated.  

Sosinski was also charged, but apparently not convicted,  on what appears to be similar charges in 1987.

Sosinski is on the Wisconsin Sexual Offender Registry, which can be viewed here. Here is the picture given on the registry:

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This developmet is significant, because in January Johnson testified before the Wisconsin State Senate to kill a law that would have made it easier for victims of sexual assault to sue pedophiles (such as Sosinski). 

Johnson also served on the Green Bay Diocese's Finance Council, which had at least two sex abuse law suits pending while Johnson was there and repeatedly has been called on by the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) to release the names of 54 pedophiles the diocese acknowledges have assaulted children in the past.  Many other dioceses, including Milwaukee, have released the names, which were collected as part of a 2004 nationwide report.