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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

BRIEF: President voted out of union

The AFT Local 1521A executive council voted Monday, September 16th, to remove the current president, Velma Butler immediately.

According to the results of two internal investigations, Butler is accused of allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from the union treasury for personal use and retaliating against members who spoke out against her.

Butler was replaced the following day by Ruby Newbold, a temporary AFT administrator.

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