New Mexico Steelworkers Secretary-Treasurer Indicted for Embezzlement

steelworkers-logoOn April 13, Thomas Chavez, former secretary-treasurer for United Steelworkers Local 12-659, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico for embezzling $16,965.54 from the Questa-based union. The 13-count indictment follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.