Steelworkers Financial Secretary in Upstate New York Sentenced

Steelworkers logoOn September 19, William Mochrie, former secretary-treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 28, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York to two years of probation for making false entries in union financial records to cover up embezzlement of funds from the Castleton-on-Hudson, N.Y. (near Albany) union. He also was ordered to pay the remaining restitution of $14,569 plus a $25 assessment. Mochrie had been charged on May 8 and pleaded guilty two weeks later. The actions follow a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.