Steelworkers President in Northern Indiana Pleads Guilty

steelworkers-logoOn May 16, Donn Pendergrass, former president of United Steelworkers Local 1191, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana to one count of embezzling $33,435 in funds from the Mishawaka union.  He had been indicted last December.  The actions follow a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.