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Elevator Constructors

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ELEVATOR CONSTRUCTORS
7154 COLUMBIA GATEWAY DRIVE
COLUMBIA, MD 21046

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Elevator Constructors Local 18Pasadena, CA2,603
Elevator Constructors Local 1Long Island City, NY2,491
Elevator Constructors Local 10Lanham, MD1,449
Elevator Constructors Local 2Chicago Ridge, IL1,259
Elevator Constructors Local 8San Francisco, CA981
Elevator Constructors Local 71Miami, FL940
Elevator Constructors Local 4Dorchester, MA882
Elevator Constructors Local 19Seattle, WA715
Elevator Constructors Local 5Philadelphia, PA686
Elevator Constructors Local 31Houston, TX610

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Year Covered: 2012  •  Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Financial Information

The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA), which is enforced by the Office of Labor-Management Standards, requires labor unions to file annual reports detailing their operations. Contained in those reports are breakdowns of each union's spending, income and other financial information.

Basic Financials

Total Assets $20,515,512
Total Liabilities $3,994,473
Total Income $10,899,555
Total Spent $12,314,000

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $15,731,055 (-8.2%)
Accounts Receivable $1,040,075 (+4.7%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $3,620,336 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $124,046 (-93.8%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $134,410
Accounts Payable $140,851
Other Liabilities $3,719,212
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $0
Per Person Tax $9,584,410
Investments $175
Supplies $70,736
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $84,407
Dividends $0
Rents $98,539
Fees and Fines $530,462
Loans Obtained $71,559
Other Receipts $257,531
Affiliates $0
Members $201,736
Reinvestments $0
All Others $72,002

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2012  •  Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Spending

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) requires unions to report how they spent their money in a number of categories. For the first five, OLMS requires unions to provide detailed information on any recipient that received more than $5,000 per year.

Spending Overview

Spending Breakdown

Representational $5,386,939 (43.75%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $20,159 (0.16%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $80,937 (0.66%)
General Overhead $1,088,482 (8.84%)
Union Administration $2,129,055 (17.29%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $582,113 (4.73%)
To Union Employees $2,499,865 (20.30%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

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Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2012  •  Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
200226,693
200326,315
200425,826
200525,839
200626,464
200726,357
200828,692
200929,613
201028,653
201127,076
201225,847

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2012  •  Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
DANA BRIGHAMGENERAL PRESIDENT$293,449
JAMES HIGGINSASST GENERAL PRESIDENT$285,741
LARRY MCGANNGENERAL SECRETARY-TREASUR$235,865
STEVE SAMPSONREGIONAL DIRECTOR/ORGANIZ$225,432
JOHN MCNERNEYREGIONAL DIRECTOR$221,489
JAMES BIAGINIREGIONAL DIRECTOR/ORGANIZ$216,536
MIKE LANGERREGIONAL DIRECTOR$215,178
DALE COALMERREGIONAL DIRECTOR$213,790
WILLIAM STANLEYDIRECTOR OF ORGANIZING$212,854
JAMES BENDERREGIONAL DIRECTOR$212,191

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2012  •  Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Political Spending

Federal Election Donations, by Party

State-level Political Operations, by Party

Source: National Institute on Money in State Politics by way of Transparency Data.

Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Source: Center for Responsive Politics

Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Crime, Corruption & Racketeering

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) conducts investigations to determine if violations of the Labor-Management Relations and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) provisions have occurred.

Investigations are initiated based on various sources such as complaints from union members; information developed by OLMS as a result of reviewing reports filed; information developed during an OLMS audit of a union’s books and records; and information obtained from other government agencies. Investigations may involve civil matters (such as an election of union officers) or criminal matters (such as embezzlement of union funds).

Corruption and Embezzlement Charges

Type of Criminal ActivityNumber of Incidents
5
criminal charges24
embezzlement charges1
Guilty Pleas26
Indictments9
Officials Sentenced28

Some incidents may be accounted for in multiple categories.

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: June 29th, 2014

Financial Audits

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) has responsibility under the Labor-Management Relations and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) to conduct audits to determine if unions are complying with the law.

OLMS uses a streamlined audit approach called the Compliance Audit Program (CAP) to audit local unions which utilizes specialized records review and investigative techniques to verify LMRDA compliance.

LocalDateView Audit
IUEC Local 5902/26/13Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 2411/05/12Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 3508/10/12Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 6204/16/12Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 12605/27/11Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 1904/13/11Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 9306/11/10Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 13801/25/10Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 3806/24/08Full Audit Text
IUEC Local ICAP10/19/06Full Audit Text
IUEC Local ICAP09/14/05Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 3908/29/05Full Audit Text
IUEC Local 2308/01/05Full Audit Text
IUEC Local ICAP12/01/04Full Audit Text

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: January 26th, 2014

Union Decertifications

Unionized employees can elect to revoke a union's right to represent them through a process called a decertification. In order to decertify a union, a majority of the unionized employees must vote to remove the union in an election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Recent Decertification Petitions

Case NumberName/UnionDate Filed
37-RD-00413Access Lifts of Hawaii, Inc.
International Union of Elevator Constructors, Local 126, AFL-CIO
30-RD-01429Alltech Elevator, Inc.
International Union of Elevator Constructors, AFL-CIO
22-RD-01333Bombardier Transporation
Local One, IUEC of New York and New Jersey AFL-CIO
12-RD-00785Angelica Textile Services
Local 218, Textile

Source: National Labor Relations Board
Case Activity Tracking System

Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Allegations

Unionized employees, business owners, managers, and others often bring labor law charges against unions. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) oversees the porcess of determining if the union violated the National Labor Relations Act.

AllegationCases Filed
Other Allegations137
Duty of Fair Representation90
Hiring Halls33
Hiring Hall Related29
Repudiation/Modification of Contract24
Coercive Statements18
Statements16
Threatening Statements12
Actions of Picketers10
Discipline (including charges/fines)10
Union Security Related (including Beck)7
Harassment7
Bad Faith/Surface Bargaining (Succeeding Contract)7
All Allegations against a Labor Organization4
Lawsuits4
Statements/Threats4
Notification requirements [Sec. 8(d)]4
Refusal to Furnish Information4
Refusal to Bargain (Succeeding Contract)4
Picketing/Strike Actions3

Please note that a single case may fall into multiple allegation categories.

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System

Recent Strikes

Employer/LocationUnionDays on StrikeEmployees on Strike
Elevator Manufacturers Assn of NY & Others
Teaneck, NJ
IUEC Local 11022500
Otis Elevator Company
Farmington, CT
IUEC Local 1102500

Recent Contract Negotiations

Map of recent contract negotiations
IndustryContracts
Service12
Construction8
Manufacturing4
Other1
Transportation1