Montana Local Teachers Union Treasurer Charged with Theft

On May 26, Mackenzie Dworshak, former treasurer of Montana Teachers Local 6105, an affiliate of both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, was charged in an information count in Lewis and Clark County, Montana District Court with embezzling $5,461 from the Helena-based union. The charge follows a joint investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and the Helena Police Department.