VA Hospital Employees Union Treasurer in Ohio Sentenced for Theft

afge logo_0On June 11, Monica Smalls, former treasurer of American Federation of Government Employees Local 2209, was sentenced in Montgomery County (Ohio) Court of Common Pleas to five years probation for theft of union funds. Indicted in April, she pleaded guilty in May following an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards. Smalls also will have to pay restitution in the amount of $3,790. The local represents employees at the VA Hospital in Dayton.