Washington State AFGE Local President Pleads Guilty to Theft
On January 17, David Currie, former president and treasurer of American Federation of Government Employees Local 2583, pleaded guilty in the Superior Court of Washington, County of Clark, to theft from the Vancouver, Wash.-based union. He then was sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay $6,552 in restitution and a $500 fine. Currie had been charged last November. The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.