Steelworkers President in SE Virginia Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

Steelworkers logoOn April 28, Larry Brooks, former president of United Steelworkers Local 08-543, pleaded guilty in Chesapeake, Virginia Circuit Court to embezzling $5,500 by making unauthorized withdrawals from the Norfolk-based union’s bank account. The guilty plea follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.