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Utility Workers, Local 223 - Underground Lines Division

Basic Information

Local 223

(UNDERGROUND LINES DIVISION)

Quick Facts

Address

UTILITY WORKERS
15160 N COMMERCE DR.
DEARBORN, MI 481201225

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 $100,631
Total Liabilities $581
Total Income $67,297
Total Spent $37,937

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $93,292 (+45.9%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $7,339 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $581
Other Liabilities $0
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $67,083
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $61
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $153
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 $0 (0.00%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $0 (0.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $0 (0.00%)
General Overhead $0 (0.00%)
Union Administration $0 (0.00%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $21,890 (57.70%)
To Union Employees $0 (0.00%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $928 (2.45%)

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Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
2002213
2003181
2004168
2005173
2006195
2007182
2008188
2009188
2010173
2011175
2012181
2013174
2014177
2015189
2016192
2017195
2018233
2019233

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
DENNIS SMITHVICE CHAIRMAN$8,594
CHRIS DEVENZINCHAIRMAN$5,155
JASON WIDMERCHIEF STEWARD$2,906
WALTER CAMPBELLTREASURER$2,632
LLOYD REIDRECORDING SECRETARY$2,603

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 charges1
Guilty Pleas2
Officials Sentenced1

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

Union Decertifications

Unionized employees can elect to revoke a union's right to represent them through a process called a decertification. In order to decertify a union, a majority of the unionized employees must vote to remove the union in an election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Source: National Labor Relations Board
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