Arkansas AFGE Council President Pleads Guilty; Sentenced

afge logo_0On December 13, Bryan Lowry, former president of American Federation of Government Employees Council 33, pled guilty in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas to making a false statement in financial records of the Forrest City, Ark.-based union. He then was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay $4,114 in restitution. The plea and sentencing follow a joint probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General.