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United Auto Workers, Local 551

Basic Information

Local 551

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Address

UNITED AUTO WORKERS
13550 S TORRENCE AVE
CHICAGO, IL 606331820

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 $1,860,719
Total Liabilities $32,774
Total Income $5,197,452
Total Spent $4,569,017

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $1,150,115 (+120.5%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $710,604 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $32,774
Other Liabilities $0
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $4,988,346
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $610
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $3,330
Dividends $0
Rents $10,450
Fees and Fines $74,340
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $117,346
Affiliates $0
Members $3,030
Reinvestments $0
All Others $25,518

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 $419,027 (9.17%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $0 (0.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $62,178 (1.36%)
General Overhead $104,684 (2.29%)
Union Administration $980,993 (21.47%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $270,128 (5.91%)
To Union Employees $405,028 (8.86%)
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
20022,514
20032,445
20042,761
20052,493
20065,093
20072,336
20081,680
20091,322
20102,608
20112,853
20123,970
20134,181
20144,029
20154,523
20164,342
20174,567
20184,580
20195,825

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
$426,810
STEVEN ROMANFINANCIAL SECRETARY$111,888
MELINDA CAPPSRECORDING SECRETARY$63,212
RICHARD DAVISVICE-PRESIDENT$33,170
JASON WACHOWSKITRUSTEE$25,972
CHRISTOPHER PENAPRESIDENT$23,551
GILBERT JAMESNA$23,523
TRACY POTTERNA$20,440
REGINA HARGROVENA$19,151
STEVE DENHARTOGNA$16,155

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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