Steelworkers Local Financial Secretary in Pittsburgh Sentenced

steelworkers-logoOn July 25, Angelo Schifino, former financial secretary of United Steelworkers Local 532, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to two years of probation and 50 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment, for embezzling funds from the Pittsburgh union. He previously had paid full restitution in the amount of $9,917. Schifino pleaded guilty in March. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.