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Machinists, Lodge 297

Basic Information

Local 297

Quick Facts

Address

MACHINISTS
9135 15th Place S, 2nd Flr.
Seattle, WA 98108

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 $648,069
Total Liabilities $0
Total Income $60,686
Total Spent $70,511

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $13,564 (-42.0%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $634,505 (+9.3%)
Fixed Assets $0 (+9.3%)
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 $36,336
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $20,000
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $4,350
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 $26,812 (38.03%)
General Overhead $0 (0.00%)
Union Administration $0 (0.00%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $2,202 (3.12%)
To Union Employees $5,676 (8.05%)
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
20021,236
20031,159
20041,118
20051,136
20061,130
20071,145
20081,105
20091,085
20111,045
2012982
2013949
2014942
2015854
2016866
2017857
2018451
2019429

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
JOHN GEHRINGERPRESIDENT$1,150
SCOTT BENDERREC/SEC$583
ROBERT HEDLUMTRUSTEE$469

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

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