Steelworkers Local Financial Secretary in Michigan Sentenced

steelworkers-logoOn August 19, Barbara Gallagher, former financial secretary of United Steelworkers Local 2-1007, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan to one count of making a false statement in the union’s 2005 annual financial report. She then was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay $8,725.11 and a $25 special assessment. The plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.