Ohio Glass Workers Secretary Charged with Embezzlement

gmp-glassworkersOn August 4, Guy Gokey, former financial secretary for Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers Local 59, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio with embezzling $14,074 in funds from the Toledo-area union and making a false statement in financial records. Gokey, now 65, a resident of Walbridge, Ohio, had served in his position during 1986-2014. The indictment follows a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.