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Transit Union, Local Division 1181

Basic Information

Local 1181

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Address

TRANSIT UNION
20 North Central Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580

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 $14,371,372
Total Liabilities $892,596
Total Income $14,504,949
Total Spent $13,909,390

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $3,524,828 (+20.3%)
Accounts Receivable $659,919 (+37.1%)
Investments $10,084,936 (+3.5%)
Fixed Assets $17,864 (+3.5%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $83,825 (-30.4%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $725,794
Other Liabilities $166,802
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $8,083,010
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $3,774,279
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $12,917
Dividends $339,554
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $196,341
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $1,523
Affiliates $2,097,325
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $1,523

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 $3,710,961 (26.68%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $100,388 (0.72%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $2,935 (0.02%)
General Overhead $935,503 (6.73%)
Union Administration $146,274 (1.05%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $1,059,422 (7.62%)
To Union Employees $761,221 (5.47%)
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
200213,669
200313,850
200414,876
200514,558
200615,655
200715,741
200815,439
200915,859
201016,009
201114,993
201214,903
201315,516
201413,869
201513,667
201614,106
201713,172
201813,090
201913,485

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
MICHAEL CORDIELLOPRESIDENT-BUSINESS AGENT$244,034
$215,095
JEAN CALIXTESECRETARY-TREASURER$190,357
THOMAS FRET JR. RECORDING SECRETARY$168,276
VINCENT BUTTAROVICE PRESIDENT$144,395
ERNEST MAIONEEXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER$140,070
ROBIN BENEDETTOEXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER$135,599
JOHN DELOATCHEXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER$135,020
ANTHONY CORDIELLOEXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER$134,908
GEORGE SAINT-VICTOREXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER$134,376

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
1
criminal charges3
Guilty Pleas10
Indictments2
Officials Sentenced4

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.

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016