Steelworkers Local Treasurer in Georgia Indicted for Embezzlement

steelworkers-logoOn August 4, Gary Barner, former treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 518, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on one count of embezzling more than $10,000 in funds from the Rome, Georgia union between August 4, 2004 and September 13, 2006. The indictment follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.