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Steelworkers

Basic Information

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Address

STEELWORKERS
FIVE GATEWAY CENTER
PITTSBURGH, PA 15222

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Steelworkers Local 13District Council 13  /  Gonzales, LA10,800
Steelworkers Local 4Yale, MI10,000
Steelworkers Local 8888Newport News, VA7,180
Steelworkers Local 7600Fontana, CA5,889
Steelworkers Local 365Fort Kent Mills, ME5,171
Steelworkers Local 1945Paramount, CA4,500
Steelworkers Local 675Carson, CA4,295
Steelworkers Local 1010East Chicago, IN3,430
Steelworkers Local 1Texas City, TX3,200
Steelworkers Local 6787Chesterton, IN3,155

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 $475,225,188
Total Liabilities $817,034,152
Total Income $509,395,417
Total Spent $485,834,428

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $126,518,812 (+22.9%)
Accounts Receivable $1,490,817 (+12,657.3%)
Investments $321,545,614 (+23.9%)
Fixed Assets $11,120,481 (+23.9%)
Treasury Securities $7,404,759 (-45.1%)
Other Assets $7,016,335 (-18.8%)
Loans Receivable $128,370 (-74.5%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $7,270,159
Other Liabilities $809,763,993
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $284,209,073
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $11,669,594
Supplies $517,989
Loan Repayment $474,448
Interest $5,752,767
Dividends $3,098,964
Rents $2,357,240
Fees and Fines $287,045
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $19,261,485
Affiliates $181,766,812
Members $0
Reinvestments $455,765,183
All Others $1,162,589

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 $93,016,229 (19.15%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $11,295,205 (2.32%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $7,729,971 (1.59%)
General Overhead $18,869,906 (3.88%)
Union Administration $11,042,742 (2.27%)
Strike Benefits $15,004,771 (3.09%)
To Union Officers $2,377,570 (0.49%)
To Union Employees $60,209,163 (12.39%)
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
2002532,234
2003512,312
2004535,461
2005754,978
2006730,936
2007722,545
2008705,190
2009626,526
2010604,938
2011606,954
2012614,054

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
$1,385,791
LEO GERARDPRESIDENT$197,128
FREDRICK REDMONDVICE PRESIDENT$195,624
GERALD JOHNSTONASSISTANT$193,262
KENNETH NEUMANNNATIONAL DIRECTOR-CANADA$190,351
THOMAS CONWAYVICE PRESIDENT$175,845
LLOYD WALTERSASSISTANT$174,476
JON GEENENVICE PRESIDENT$171,918
GARY BEEVERSVICE PRESIDENT$170,577
JAMES ROBINSONDIRECTOR$168,872

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
United Steelworkers$15,774,515
United Steelworkers$354,044

527 Spending

A union's 527 committee makes contributions to political candidates and other organizations for the purpose of influencing the outcome of an election. Unlike Political Action Committees, which are strictly regulated by the Federal Election Commission, 527s are regulated by the IRS. These committees are often considered a form of "soft money."

527 CommitteeTotal Spent
United Steelworkers$1,563,129
United Steelworkers District 11$185,785
United Steelworkers District 7$114,266
United SteelworkersDistrict 1 Ohio$66,144

Source: Internal Revenue Service by way of the Center for Responsive Politics

Last Updated: March 1st, 2011

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Major Issues

IssueTotal Spent Lobbying
Fed Budget & Appropriations$2,238,604
Bankruptcy$1,680,000
Labor, Antitrust & Workplace$1,083,067
Energy & Nuclear Power$320,000
Copyright, Patent & Trademark$280,000
Automotive Industry$270,000
Defense$180,000
Economics & Econ Development$170,000
Banking$160,000
Aviation, Airlines & Airports$150,000

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
United Steelworkers$5,145,000
United Steelworkers of America$1,711,785

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 charges118
embezzlement charges190
Guilty Pleas182
Indictments67
Officials Sentenced114

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
USWA Local 1006/20/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1383306/03/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 903/29/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 699203/25/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 444701/24/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 502501/24/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 01/24/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 01/15/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 9001/11/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 480201/10/13Full Audit Text
USWA Local 200612/20/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 12/20/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1232512/14/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 45009/21/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 46307/31/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 616307/26/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 542907/17/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1106/26/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 203/26/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 103302/28/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 814902/28/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 291102/10/12Full Audit Text
USWA Local 27711/23/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 50511/03/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 210/18/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 210/11/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1227310/06/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1246009/29/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 376809/28/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 578309/23/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 409/22/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 9809/14/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 109/13/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 2508/22/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 4807/19/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 207/18/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1207/14/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 16407/07/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 906/16/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0906/16/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0405/16/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 105/13/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 119005/09/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1500904/29/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 191504/25/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 29704/22/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1203004/11/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1003/03/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 57802/25/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 102/10/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 202/09/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1102/03/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 17101/31/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 901/27/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 78101/26/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 80501/26/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 107001/19/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 401/13/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 201/11/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 97001/05/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0401/05/11Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1112/23/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 32411/24/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 193811/22/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 15811/19/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 111/12/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 110/29/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 106310/28/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 210/19/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 410/19/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0710/14/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0746609/30/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0209/28/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 91209/24/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 209/23/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1209/08/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 864509/07/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 457509/03/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 140808/20/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 196808/03/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0108/03/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 38307/06/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 454307/06/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 707/06/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1206/29/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 187906/28/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0906/23/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 266006/16/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 217506/14/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 725206/14/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 206/04/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 789305/28/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 893805/27/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 2505/14/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 205/05/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 182203/31/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 234502/09/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 222902/05/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 77101/26/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 733401/22/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 5001/19/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 73001/04/10Full Audit Text
USWA Local 111412/23/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 212/23/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1312/16/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1012/14/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 16912/11/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1211/24/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 21309/30/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 118709/29/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1009/28/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 149409/23/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0909/22/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1009/18/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1009/14/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 187009/09/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 16909/03/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 94009/03/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1009/02/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 808/25/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 563207/28/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 707/23/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1007/09/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 71307/01/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 930506/30/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1106/15/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 564406/09/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 68706/03/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 495905/29/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 05/12/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 102/12/09Full Audit Text
USWA Local 502512/18/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1012/01/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 500011/20/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 945211/19/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 922511/17/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 200210/28/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 52510/24/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 81110/22/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 5410/03/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 909/30/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 956609/30/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 109/30/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 856709/29/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 49809/28/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 278209/17/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 8709/16/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 09/16/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 121109/15/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1209/02/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 108/27/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0408/26/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 873408/21/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 76508/15/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 40608/01/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 803107/28/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 91607/28/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 130607/27/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 4207/25/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 48207/17/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 407/08/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 31007/03/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 31007/03/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 206/26/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1306/25/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 23706/19/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1006/18/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 10706/13/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 60706/13/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1105/28/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1105/23/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 30805/16/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 505/15/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 205/08/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0905/07/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1105/02/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1105/02/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 805/02/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 170404/18/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1304/15/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 40404/11/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0204/09/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1104/04/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0403/28/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1201203/24/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 203/20/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 153703/18/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 203/18/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 429403/05/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 76001/28/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1231501/24/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1200301/23/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 801/23/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1301/22/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 701/08/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 401/07/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 5001/07/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 117001/03/08Full Audit Text
USWA Local 04127707/26/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0263507/16/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 11680307/13/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 134206/20/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 10488906/18/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 945505/31/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 4004/23/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 340404/20/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 104/19/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 875104/12/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 128004/04/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1430004/03/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 442703/06/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 89502/23/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 911502/23/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1049702/01/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 01701/29/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 04005901/26/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 7189901/05/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 967501/05/07Full Audit Text
USWA Local 74809/08/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 88809/08/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 79009/07/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1109/06/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 59809/01/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0708/31/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1008/15/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 42008/14/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 95907/14/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 806/29/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 0906/28/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 101406/27/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 75206/23/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 62806/21/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 406/16/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1106/15/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 30206/06/06Full Audit Text
USWA Local 106311/04/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 44410/31/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 68-S09/09/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 12-947509/09/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 215408/30/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 9-7436-S08/25/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 04-5429S07/25/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local Burlington06/24/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 5-200206/24/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 9-456G05/18/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 105505/10/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 585204/22/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 525U04/14/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 789303/30/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 918403/03/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 11-31-L02/25/05Full Audit Text
USWA Local 1603111/24/04Full Audit Text
USWA Local 5311/19/04Full Audit Text

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: January 26th, 2014

Pensions

Pensions Linked to the Union

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
Steelworkers Pension Trust
Steelworkers Pension Trust
105,996
Steelworkers Pension Trust
Steelworkers Pension Trust
105,996
Steelworkers Pension Trust
Steelworkers Pension Trust
105,996
Pace Industry Union-Management Pension Fund
Board of Trustees Pace Industry Union-Management Pension Fund
75,36667.0
United Steelworkers International Union Staff Pension Plan
United Steelworkers
2,425
Pace International Union Pension Plan
Usw International Union
723

Associated Pension Funds

These pension funds are tied to the union according to their name only. There is no formal system for identifying all pension funds associated with a union. As a result, some of these pension fund may not be associated with the union.

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
Meadville Forging Company Uswa Pension Plan
Meadville Forging Company, L.p.
308
Pension Agreement between Akro-Mils and Uswa Local 1761-02
Myers Industries Inc
279
Johnstown America Corporation Uswa O&t Salaried Pension Plan
Freightcar America, Inc.
10
Dresser Industries, Inc. Pension Plan for the Uswa, Afl-Cio, Local No. 6312 of Guiberson / Ava Operation of Dresser Oil Tools Division
Halliburton Company
234
Dresser Industries, Inc. Retirement Plan for the Uswa, Afl-Cio, on Behalf of Local 6580 of Security Division, Illinois Avenue Plant, Dallas,
Halliburton Company
254

Source: Internal Revenue Service.

Recent Strikes

Employer/LocationUnionDays on StrikeEmployees on Strike
Titan Tire Corp (3) (Freeport/Byran/DesMoines)
Marysville, IN
USWA Local 00890L9800
Union Metal Corp
Canton, OH
USWA Local 3446010270
General Parts, Inc.
Bay City, MI
USWA Local 12934 0212765
Capri Album
Mt Vernon, NY
USWA Local 1107880
TruSeal Technologies
Barbourville, KY
USWA Local 841123160
Simkins Paper Box
Philadelphia, PA
USWA Local 2861339
Standard Steel Specialty Company
Beaver Falls, PA
USWA Local 11050
Giant Cement
Summerville, SC
USWA Local 21638300
BICC GENERAL CABLE COMPANY INC (B I C C)
Lincoln, RI
USWA Local 454314190