ILA Financial Secretary in Houston Charged with Theft

international longshoremen_s association logoOn March 18, Elmer Ray Booker, former financial secretary for International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1530, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas with embezzling over $42,000 in funds from the Houston union.  The charge follows an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.