Texas Building & Construction Trades Council Treasurer Sentenced

On January 28, Danny Tilley, former executive secretary-treasurer of the Texas State Building & Construction Trades Council, was sentenced in federal court to three years probation for embezzling $9,719.11 from the Austin-based AFL-CIO affiliate. He pleaded guilty in April. The sentencing follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.