Plasterers Business Manager in Atlanta Sentenced for Embezzlement

For nearly a half-decade, Tony Westly enriched himself at union expense. The consequences won’t be nearly as rewarding. On August 7, Westly, former business manager and secretary-treasurer for Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Association Local 148, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to six months in prison and […]

Plasterers Secretary in Atlanta Charged with Theft, Forgery

On December 3, Andretta Davis, former office secretary for Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Association Local 148, was charged in Fulton County Superior Court for the State of Georgia with one count of theft and three counts of forgery from the Atlanta-based union. The charges follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office […]

Plasterers Treasurer in Georgia Charged; Pleads Guilty

On November 19, Tony Westly, former business manager/financial secretary/treasurer of Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Association Local 148, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to embezzling union funds from the Atlanta-based union in an unspecified amount. He had been charged in an information count on October 31. The […]