Upstate New York Ex-Steelworkers Treasurer Pleads Guilty, Sentenced

steelworkers-logoOn September 16, Gail Shingler, former treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 53, was sentenced in Madison County, N.Y. court to 60 days in jail after pleading guilty to stealing $2,572 from her former union. She previously had made full restitution to the now-defunct Oneida local. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.