Texas Local Glass Workers Secretary-Treasurer Pleads Guilty

GMP logoOn July 18, Johnny Torres Jr., former secretary-treasurer of Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers International Union Local 259, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas to one count of embezzling funds from the Waco-based union in the amount of $9,947. He had been indicted in May. The indictment and guilty plea follow a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.