Arkansas Steelworkers Secretary Sentenced for Embezzlement

steelworkers-logoOn December 2, Peggy Bolen, former financial secretary for United Steelworkers Local 898, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas to five years probation for embezzling $61,541.28 in funds from the Redfield, Ark. union. She also was ordered to pay full restitution and a $100 fine. Bolen pleaded guilty in August after being indicted in March. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.