Texas AFGE Local President Pleads No Contest to Theft

afge-shield-logoOn October 11, W.D. Whiting, former president of American Federation of Government Employees Local 1757, pleaded no contest in the 187th Judicial District Court of Bexar County, Texas, to one count of theft in the sum of between $500 and $1,500. He had been charged in February of stealing between $1,500 and $20,000 from the San Antonio union. The charge and guilty plea follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.