Heat and Frost Insulators Business Manager in North Dakota Charged

heat-and-frost-insulators_0On September 7, John Bickerstaff, former business manager of International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 133, was charged in U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota with one count of embezzling $70,659 in funds from the Bismarck union, plus one count each of filing a false financial report and willfully concealing records. The charges follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.