Pittsburgh-Area Transit Workers President Indicted for Embezzlement

TRANSIT STRIKEOn February 15, Thomas Conley, former president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1738, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania for embezzling $15,432.26 from the Latrobe union and falsifying records to conceal the thefts. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.