Arkansas AFGE Council President Pleads Guilty; Sentenced

AFGE logoOn December 13, Bryan Lowry, former president of American Federation of Government Employees Council 33, pled guilty in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas to making a false statement in financial records of the Forrest City, Ark.-based union. He then was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay $4,114 in restitution. The plea and sentencing follow a joint probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General.