On December 2, Peggy Bolen, former financial secretary for United Steelworkers Local 898, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas to five years probation for embezzling $61,541.28 in funds from the Redfield, Ark. union. She also was ordered to pay full restitution and a $100 fine. Bolen pleaded guilty in August after being indicted in March. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.