Missouri Steelworkers Local Treasurer Indicted for Theft

steelworkers-logoOn October 7, Terry Aters, former treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 11-7686, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on one count of embezzling $153,434 in funds from the Marston (New Madrid County)-based union.  The union represents about 850 workers at the Noranda Aluminum plant in Marston, located in the southeast corner of the state.  The indictment follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.