Glass Workers Treasurer in Western Pennsylvania Pleads Guilty

gmp-glassworkersOn April 16, David Barr, former treasurer of Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers Local 99, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to one count of embezzlement of $5,688 in funds from the New Brighton (Beaver County)-based union. He had been charged last August. Sentencing is set for September. The actions follow a joint probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and Office of Inspector General.