Las Vegas Operating Engineers Clerk Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

Operating engineersOn May 27, Cheryl Staley, former dues clerk of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 501, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada to embezzling funds from the union in the amount of $231,653.89 and falsifying records. The union is based in Los Angeles, but maintains an office in Las Vegas where Staley had worked. The guilty plea follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.