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Maintenance Of Way Employees

Basic Information

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Address

MAINTENANCE OF WAY EMPLOYEES
41475 GARDENBROOK ROAD
NOVI, MI 483751328

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Maintenance Of Way Employees Federation Bmwed-Allied Federation  /  Clifton Forge, VA8,285
Maintenance Of Way Employees System Division Bmwed Unified System Division  /  Lyman, WY5,770
Maintenance Of Way Employees System Federation Allied Eastern Federation  /  Hendersonville, TN3,995
Maintenance Of Way Employees System Federation The Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Frisco System Fed  /  Newton, KS3,215
Maintenance Of Way Employees Federation Pennsylvania  /  Philadelphia, PA2,967
Maintenance Of Way Employees System Division Burlington  /  Hastings, NE2,951
Maintenance Of Way Employees System Division Union Pacific  /  Lyman, WY2,845
Maintenance Of Way Employees System Federation Consolidated Rail  /  Port Clinton, OH2,639
Maintenance Of Way Employees System Federation Missouri Pacific  /  Longview, TX2,608
Maintenance Of Way Employees System Federation Burlington Northern  /  Minneapolis, MN2,595

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 $54,728,102
Total Liabilities $5,532,554
Total Income $154,705,295
Total Spent $160,422,258

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $2,838,034 (-66.8%)
Accounts Receivable $9,509 (-66.1%)
Investments $27,028,913 (+0.5%)
Fixed Assets $1,880,168 (+0.5%)
Treasury Securities $22,020,139 (+6.5%)
Other Assets $951,339 (-49.2%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $3,929,201
Other Liabilities $1,603,353
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $11,439,571
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $45,995,413
Supplies $159
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $845,756
Dividends $518,139
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $2,392,066
Affiliates $93,514,191
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $35,458

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 $3,567,112 (2.22%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $792,652 (0.49%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $62,383 (0.04%)
General Overhead $96,278,400 (60.02%)
Union Administration $3,067,424 (1.91%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $931,311 (0.58%)
To Union Employees $3,319,361 (2.07%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

Search All Spending

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
200239,254
200337,900
200436,287
200534,367
200636,936
200736,958
200836,642
200936,752
201035,242
201135,151
201235,695

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
D JOYNTVICE PRESIDENT$212,583
P GELLER, SRSECRETARY-TREASURER$190,855
F SIMPSONPRESIDENT$183,265
H WISE, JRVICE PRESIDENT$171,621
J COOKVICE PRESIDENT$168,469
R SANCHEZVICE PRESIDENT$151,438
D TANNERVICE PRESIDENT$148,658
D GRIFFINDIRECTOR OF RESEARCH$145,474
W BONGENERAL COUNSEL$142,869
R INCLIMADIRECTOR OF SAFETY$141,723

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Political Spending

Federal Election Donations, by Party

Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Political Action Committees

Political Action CommitteeTotal Contributed
Maintenance of Way Employees$2,304,108

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Major Issues

IssueTotal Spent Lobbying
Transportation$480,000
Railroads$257,500
Fed Budget & Appropriations$100,000
Government Issues$100,000

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
Maintenance of Way Employees$937,500

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
criminal charges17
embezzlement charges13
Guilty Pleas16
Indictments7
Officials Sentenced13

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
BMWE Local 05/28/13Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 94109/25/12Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 07/13/12Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 05/04/12Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 67102/14/12Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 209701/11/11Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 07/25/08Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 02/01/08Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 01/30/07Full Audit Text
BMWE Local 63301/23/07Full Audit Text

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: January 26th, 2014

Pensions

Pensions Linked to the Union

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Pension Plan
Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Div of Ibt
95

Source: Internal Revenue Service.

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
Duty of Fair Representation5
Other Allegations2
Lawsuits/Grievances1
Picketing/Strike Actions1
Threatening Statements1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System