Michigan Steelworkers Secretary-Treasurer Sentenced for False Record-Keeping

On March 9, Kimberly Steinhoff, former secretary-treasurer of United Steelworkers Local 2-87, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan to pay $10,651.52 in restitution, a $2,500 fine and a $25 special assessment for falsifying financial records of the Munising (Upper Peninsula), Mich.-based union. She had pleaded guilty in January after being charged last June with embezzling $12,751 in union funds. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.