Steelworkers Secretary-Treasurer in Oklahoma Sentenced

steelworkers-logoOn August 26, Jeremy Leach, former secretary-treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 13-669, was ordered by U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma to pay a $250 fine and a $25 assessment for making false statements related to his thefts from the Pryor Creek, Okla.-based union.  Leach had pleaded guilty in May after being charged in April in a superseding indictment for stealing $3,111.  In the same case, his brother, former local president Jason Leach, pleaded guilty in May to stealing $2,524.  The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.