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Communications Workers of America, Local 7304

Basic Information

Local 7304

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Address

COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA
3152 BEDOW RD
FORT RIPLEY MN, MN 56449

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 $482,443
Total Liabilities $0
Total Income $304,857
Total Spent $277,900

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $482,443 (+5.9%)
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 $300,376
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $4,481
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $0
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 $125,417 (45.13%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $4,761 (1.71%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $0 (0.00%)
General Overhead $37,837 (13.62%)
Union Administration $97,507 (35.09%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $119,751 (43.09%)
To Union Employees $10,426 (3.75%)
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
2002250
2003650
2004650
2005650
2006575
2007657
2008723
2009840
2010685
2011863
2012864
2013891
2014868
2015873
2016853
2017865
2018866
2019910

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
MATT LELOUPRESIDENT$26,299
RENEE BRANDSECRETARY/TREASRER$21,233
DENNIS KUBATEVP$15,558
CHAD KRAMERVP$13,579
JAMES WIEBEEVP$12,805
$10,426
KEVIN PENNEREVP$9,455
JON BENESHEX BOARD MEMBER$9,451
KENNETH STANGEX BOARD MEMBER$4,881
WILLIAM PYLES EX BOARD MEMBER$4,368

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
Duty of Fair Representation1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System

Recent Contract Negotiations

Map of recent contract negotiations
IndustryContracts
Communications2
Other1