Steelworkers Secretary-Treasurer in Tennessee Indicted for Theft

On December 5, Clarence Howard, former secretary-treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 789, was indicted in Hamilton County Criminal Court for the State of Tennessee on one count of theft in an amount of over $1,000 from the Chattanooga-based union. The indictment follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.