VA Hospital Employees Secretary in Minnesota Pleads Guilty

afge logo_0On July 13, Lucy Irene Hastings, former recording secretary of American Federation of Government Employees Local 1969, pleaded guilty in Hennepin County, Minn. District Court to theft of union funds in the amount of $3,328.29. She had been charged in April. AFGE Local 1969 represents employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital in Minneapolis. The guilty plea follows a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.