Machinists Secretary in Pennsylvania Indicted for Embezzlement

On March 1, Stephen Royer, former secretary-treasurer for International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Lodge 243, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on one count of embezzling $130,870 in funds from the East Prospect, Pa. (York County)-based union and four counts of filing false financial reports. The five-count indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.