AFSCME President in Cincinnati Pleads Guilty to Theft, Sentenced

afscme-logoOn May 11, Donald Woods, former president of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 217, pleaded guilty in Hamilton County (Ohio) Court of Common Pleas to one count of theft of union funds. He then was sentenced to six months probation. Woods previously had made restitution to the Cincinnati union in the amount of $1,376. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.