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Communications Workers of America, Local 87140

Basic Information

Local 87140

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Address

COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA
3529 EAST LAKE STREET
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 554062120

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 $569,319
Total Liabilities $0
Total Income $235,441
Total Spent $239,855

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $522,928 (-0.8%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $46,391 (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 $233,837
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $1,424
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $180
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $180

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 $41,182 (17.17%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $25,361 (10.57%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $100 (0.04%)
General Overhead $80,651 (33.62%)
Union Administration $26,524 (11.06%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $81,609 (34.02%)
To Union Employees $21,782 (9.08%)
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
2002979
2003918
2004957
2005941
2006935
20071,014
20081,014
2009900
2010871
2011948
2012940
2013922
2014902
2015920
2016873
2017923
2018770
2019875

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
HOWARD TERRYPRESIDENT$75,312
$12,620
JOAN SIEGFRIEDOFFICE SECRETARY$12,388
JARED BICKNERTREASURER$4,895
JEFF GOPLENVICE PRESIDENT$3,923
SEAN SOLTVEDTFINANCIAL SECRETARY$3,815
KONG THAOSHOP CHAIR$3,373
EARL MOORESHOP CHAIR$2,359
JULIE BLOOMQUISTRECORDING SEC./SHOP CHAIR$2,085
PATRICK KELLERSHOP CHAIR$1,828

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 charges2
Guilty Pleas2
Officials Sentenced2

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