Steelworkers Headquarters Ex-Staffers Charged with Embezzlement
On February 7, two former staff representatives at the United Steelworkers' national office in Pittsburgh were indicted in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania for embezzling union funds. One defendant, Robert Misuraca, now an official with United Steelworkers Local 1000 in Corning, N.Y., allegedly stole $17,566.21. The other defendant, Curtis Reed, allegedly stole $3,694.32. The charges follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.