Steelworkers Secretary-Treasurer in Louisiana Sentenced

steelworkers-logoOn June 22, Keith Knight, former secretary-treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 13-1362, was sentenced in the 22nd Judicial District Court of Washington Parish, Louisiana to three years supervised probation for theft from the Bogalusa union. He also will have to pay $43,000 in restitution and a $500 fine, plus court and supervision fees. Knight had pleaded guilty to in June. The sentencing follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.