IBEW Local Secretary in NE Pennsylvania Sentenced for Thefts

ibewlogoOn September 13, Libby Stegner, former administrative assistant for Local 1319 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania to two years of probation for embezzling $41,861 from the Wilkes-Barre union during 2005-10. She also was ordered to pay $41,321.25 in restitution and a $100 assessment. Stegner had been charged in May and pleaded guilty two weeks later that month. The actions follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.