President of AFSCME Local in Wisconsin Pleads No Contest

On March 27, Lyle Vance, former president of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 412-U, pleaded no contest in Rock County, Wisconsin District Court to theft from the Beloit-based union and was ordered to pay $794.56 in restitution plus a $250 fine and court costs. The conviction and sentencing follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.