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Transport Workers, Local 2020

Basic Information

Local 2020

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Address

TRANSPORT WORKERS
219 Zoerb Ave
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

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 $3,078
Total Liabilities $0
Total Income $31,259
Total Spent $30,034

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $3,078 (+66.1%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $0 (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 $0
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $30,149
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $0
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $1,110
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $0

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 $0 (0.00%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $0 (0.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $717 (2.39%)
General Overhead $0 (0.00%)
Union Administration $0 (0.00%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $16,808 (55.96%)
To Union Employees $0 (0.00%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $1,807 (6.02%)

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Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
2002129
2003150
2004147
2005137
2006142
2007142
2008130
200990
201084
201181
201284
201384
201488
201584
201684
201776
201870
201965

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
KENNETH MAKOWSKI SECRETARY/TREASURER$6,585
BRYAN ESSELTINEPRESIDENT$4,554
DAVID ARNOLD RECORDING SECRETARY $3,748
JOSEPH VEROSTVICE PRESIDENT $3,564
COREY CAMPBELL AMTRAK CHAIRMAN $660
JAMES DELANEY SYRACUSE CHAIRMAN $660
JUSTIN ROSESYRACUSE CHAIRMAN$660
RALPH PIPER ROCHESTER CHAIRMAN $660

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

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 Instances
criminal charges1
embezzlement charges2
Guilty Pleas2
Officials Sentenced1

Some incidents may be accounted for in multiple categories.

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

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.

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TWU Local 2020Full Audit Text

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016