Pittsburgh Local Hotel and Restaurant Employees Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty

On December 4, Christine Throckmorton, formerly office secretary/bookkeeper for Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Local 57, pled guilty in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to embezzling $9,674.95 in funds from the Pittsburgh union. The guilty plea follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.