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Teamsters, Local 231

Basic Information

Local 231

Quick Facts

Address

TEAMSTERS
PO BOX H
BELLINGHAM, WA 982270298

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 $1,340,510
Total Liabilities $72,474
Total Income $1,779,394
Total Spent $1,736,443

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $1,168,635 (+3.8%)
Accounts Receivable $74,109 (+11.6%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $97,766 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $72,474
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $1,706,380
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $156
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $3,987
Dividends $0
Rents $52,805
Fees and Fines $98
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $14,804
Affiliates $1,164
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $4,168

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

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 $604,497 (34.81%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $15,179 (0.87%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $10,490 (0.60%)
General Overhead $240,815 (13.87%)
Union Administration $82,907 (4.77%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $235,430 (13.56%)
To Union Employees $245,191 (14.12%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

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Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
20022,135
20032,330
20042,483
20052,487
20062,568
20072,549
20082,504
20092,434
20102,321
20112,271
20122,288
20132,277
20142,422
20152,362
20162,418
20172,308
20182,248
20192,268

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
RICHARD EWINGSECRETARY-TREASURER$112,834
JENNIFER THOMPSONPRESIDENT$96,018
GUNNAR BIRKELANDBUSINESS AGENT$95,465
DARON SMITHRECORDING SECRETARY$94,733
HEATHER EWINGBUSINESS AGENT$91,323
PAULA BENNETTOFFICE MANAGER/BOOKKEEPER$65,985
ALISON LYDDANOFFICE ASSISTANT$50,920
$6,685
EARL SCHOLSTRUSTEE$4,146
FLO ROSE-BANKSVICE-PRESIDENT$3,317

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021