Iron Workers Office Manager in Cincinnati Sentenced

Iron Workers logoOn October 27, Julie Skaggs, former office manager of International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local 372, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio to six months of home detention and five years of probation for embezzlement of $51,491 in funds from the Cincinnati union. She also was ordered to pay $67,874 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. Skaggs pleaded guilty in July after being charged in March 2014. The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.