Florida Machinists Local Secretary-Treasurer Arrested for Theft

machinists-logo_0On March 4, Glen Gard, former secretary-treasurer of Local 2460 of the International Association of Machinists (IAM) in Pensacola, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida for embezzling more than $90,000 in union funds. He had been arrested on an outstanding warrant in November following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards. (OLMS, 3/23/09).