Upstate New York Steelworkers Local Secretary Sentenced

steelworkers-logoOn October 14, Thomas Wagner, former financial secretary of United Steelworkers Local 897, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York to two years of supervised probation and ordered to make restitution in the amount of $5,526 for falsifying records in the Cheektowaga, N.Y. (suburban Buffalo) union. He had pleaded guilty in June. The sentencing follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.