Amalgamated Transit Union Secretary in Texas Sentenced for Theft

atu-logoOn August 11, Johnny Wilson, former financial secretary-treasurer of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1338, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to 18 months of confinement and two years of supervised release for embezzling $120,352 in funds from the Dallas-based union.  He also was ordered to pay full restitution plus a $100 special assessment.  Wilson had pleaded guilty in March immediately after being charged.  The actions follow a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.