Glass Workers Secretary-Treasurer in Texas Pleads Guilty

On October 24, Norman Baker, former secretary-treasurer of Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers Local 220, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas to one count of embezzling $8,310 in funds from the Axtell (near Waco) union. He had been charged in September. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.