AFGE Treasurer in Twin Cities Area Charged with Theft

On October 9, Latasha Wilson, former treasurer of American Federation of Government Employees Local 1969, was charged in Ramsey County (Minn.) District Court with one count of theft from the Minneapolis-based union in the sum of $58,150 during the period January 2013-December 2015. Although Minneapolis is in Hennepin County, she was charged in neighboring Ramsey County, where the alleged offenses were committed. AFGE Local 1969 represents employees at the VA Hospital in Minneapolis. The charge follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.