The alleged amounts may be modest, but they amount to a twofer all the same. On August 31, Dean Johnson, former president of the Minneapolis-based American Federation of Government Employees Local 899, was charged in Hennepin County Court of Minnesota with theft in the sum of $2,036. That same day Edward Barker, former Local 899 vice president, was charged in the same court with theft in the sum of $1,790. The alleged thefts by Johnson occurred during January 2013-August 2013, while those by Barker occurred during March 2013-July 2013. The charges follow a joint investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and the Minneapolis Airport Police.