Former Officials of Alabama Steelworkers Local Indicted

Steelworkers logoOn April 26, Harry Small and Dennis McGee, the respective former secretary-treasurer and president of United Steelworkers Local 9506, were indicted in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama for embezzling a combined roughly $34,000 in funds from the Anniston union. Federal prosecutors allege that Small, 54, a resident of Oxford, Ala., embezzled 12 union checks worth a combined $25,820 during August 2008-February 2009. They also allege that McGee, 56, a resident of Eastaboga, Ala., wrote 15 unauthorized union checks totaling about $8,200 during September 2008-February 2009. The indictments follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.