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United Auto Workers, Local 55

Basic Information

Local 55

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Address

UNITED AUTO WORKERS
35 GEORGE KARL BOULEVARD
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY 142217177

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 $485,854
Total Liabilities $22,528
Total Income $616,440
Total Spent $601,494

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $427,578 (+3.6%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $58,276 (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 $22,528
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $465,034
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $3,853
Dividends $0
Rents $60,000
Fees and Fines $12,185
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $73,620
Affiliates $0
Members $1,748
Reinvestments $0
All Others $7,996

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

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 $129,193 (21.48%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $0 (0.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $4,361 (0.73%)
General Overhead $124,541 (20.71%)
Union Administration $12,044 (2.00%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $63,066 (10.48%)
To Union Employees $59,726 (9.93%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

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Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
20021,012
2003925
200410,037
20051,050
20061,031
2007741
2008859
2009600
2010498
2011491
2012642
2013967
20141,054
2015802

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
JOSEPH CUFFFINANCIAL SECRETARY$65,628
SANDRA LOCKWOODOFFICE MANAGER$46,069
TIMOTHY HIRSCHMAN3RD TRUSTEE$37,720
JOHN GARVEYORGANIZING REPRESENTATIVE$36,575
$4,799
JAMES KOTOWSKI, SRPRESIDENT$4,082
EDWARD PENKALSKI2ND VICE PRESIDENT$1,578
JOHN SCHUK1ST VICE PRESIDENT$992
GERALD SZALANSKI, SRRECORDING SECRETARY$600
CHARLES MANDEL3RD VICE PRESIDENT$482

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  Last Updated: November 15th, 2016