Steelworkers Financial Secretary in Kansas Sentenced for Theft

Steelworkers logoOn October 22, Darryl Becker, former financial secretary for United Steelworkers Local 558-11, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas to one year of probation and fined $500 for theft of funds from the McPherson union. Becker, a resident of McPherson, was indicted in May and since then has made restitution in the amount of $6,500. The sentencing follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.