Machinists Local Secretary-Treasurer in Illinois Charged

machinists-logo_0On July 9, Raul Mascote, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Lodge 2458, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois with one count of embezzling $62,263 in funds from the Minooka, Ill. (near Joliet) union. The charge follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.