Steelworkers Financial Secretary in Arkansas Pleads Guilty

steelworkers-logoOn August 17, Peggy Bolen, former financial secretary-treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 898, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas to embezzling $61,541 in funds from the Redfield, Ark. (between Little Rock and Pine Bluff) union. She had been indicted in March. The indictment and guilty plea follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.