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Laborers, Local 6

Basic Information

Local 6

Quick Facts

Address

LABORERS
4670 N. ELSTON
CHICAGO, IL 60630

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 $5,905,707
Total Liabilities $10,522
Total Income $3,581,615
Total Spent $4,016,551

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $530,528 (-45.0%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $4,150,679 (+23.6%)
Fixed Assets $1,224,500 (+23.6%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $10,522
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $2,179,601
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $1,059,840
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $12,674
Dividends $214,082
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $115,418
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $15,418

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 $573,838 (14.29%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $72,558 (1.81%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $11,769 (0.29%)
General Overhead $159,104 (3.96%)
Union Administration $545,030 (13.57%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $583,150 (14.52%)
To Union Employees $105,512 (2.63%)
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
2002975
2003940
2004974
2005945
20061,120
20071,212
20081,432
2009966
2010970
2011820
2012827
2013971
2014963
20151,000
20161,055
20171,062
20181,286
20191,382

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
JEFF ZIEMANNPRESIDENT/ BUSINESS MGR$320,279
KIRK ZIEMANNSECRETARY/ TREASURER$262,047
DEXTER ZIEMANNRECORDING SECRETARY$135,478
LOUIS KULCHARFORMER SEC/TREASURER$113,877
CAMIER BOBAKBUSINESS AGENT$80,754
MELENIE CABELLORECEPTIONIST$66,240
CESAR TERRAZASVICE PRESIDENT$6,100
SCOTT MCFEDRIESEXECUTIVE BOARD$6,100
NICK RUGGIOEXECUTIVE BOARD$6,100
CARLOS RIOSAUDITOR$6,100

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

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
Language on Picket Sign/Handbill1
Other Allegations1
Statements1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System