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Plumbers, Local 281

Basic Information

Local 281

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Address

PLUMBERS
11900 S LARAMIE AVE
ALSIP, IL 608033125

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 $10,728,984
Total Liabilities $481,108
Total Income $8,106,803
Total Spent $8,424,817

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $3,029,510 (-9.5%)
Accounts Receivable $94,952 (-10.9%)
Investments $4,451,198 (+18.5%)
Fixed Assets $3,093,152 (+18.5%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $19,752 (+29.9%)
Loans Receivable $40,420 (+18.2%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $2,098
Other Liabilities $479,010
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $5,126,974
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $7,151
Loan Repayment $4,905
Interest $6,802
Dividends $144,316
Rents $78,000
Fees and Fines $1,112,657
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $1,365,218
Affiliates $219,760
Members $41,020
Reinvestments $212,455
All Others $25,908

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 $2,121,667 (25.18%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $50,622 (0.60%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $72,603 (0.86%)
General Overhead $271,603 (3.22%)
Union Administration $1,652,284 (19.61%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $636,835 (7.56%)
To Union Employees $556,305 (6.60%)
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
20021,328
20031,279
20041,446
20051,498
20061,574
20071,685
20081,790
20091,651
20101,632
20111,615
20121,587
20131,362
20141,324
20151,304
20161,335
20171,326
20181,417
20191,412

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
LAWRENCE NICHOLSBUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE$179,535
JOHN KENNEDYBUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE$174,666
TIM MORRINH&W FUND ADMINISTRATOR$173,913
BRYAN LAROCHEPRESIDENT / APPR. INSTR.$142,145
BILL HINCKS, JR.VICE PRESIDENT / ORGAN.$141,936
DONALD OTTAPPR. FUND INSTRUCTOR$136,247
ALAN CRAWFORDAPPR. FUND INSTRUCTOR$132,923
ELLEN RIFEOFFICE MANAGER$127,717
PATRICK CONNOLLYBUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE$105,513
DENNIS FLEMINGBUSINESS MANAGER$97,227

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

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