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American Federation of Teachers, State Federation - Michigan

Basic Information

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
2661 EAST JEFFERSON
DETROIT, MI 482074105

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 $3,126,522
Total Liabilities $651,968
Total Income $3,669,107
Total Spent $3,966,867

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $1,386,697 (-17.7%)
Accounts Receivable $746,707 (+42.6%)
Investments $324,502 (-6.3%)
Fixed Assets $637,686 (-6.3%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $30,930 (-29.5%)
Loans Receivable $0 (-100.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $65,471
Other Liabilities $586,497
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $0
Per Person Tax $2,531,731
Investments $14,272
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $1,889
Interest $2,206
Dividends $7,414
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $1,111,595
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $27,249

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 $1,661,108 (41.87%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $533,335 (13.44%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $40,781 (1.03%)
General Overhead $999,484 (25.20%)
Union Administration $76,105 (1.92%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $169,444 (4.27%)
To Union Employees $2,137,428 (53.88%)
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
200220,022
200320,498
200420,296
200526,860
200624,383
200725,248
200816,693
200922,470
201022,291
201124,976
201223,388
201321,456
201420,889
201518,585
201618,423
201718,426
201818,253
201918,479

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
DAVID HECKERPRESIDENT$169,444
GARY WELLNITZSTAFF REPRESENTATIVE$150,569
AGATHA BUTTS-DIERSTAFF REPRESENTATIVE$138,056
JON CURTISSORGANIZER$135,177
NATHAN WALKERPOLICY ANALYST & ORGANIZE$135,030
JOHNNY MICKLESSTAFF REPRESENTATIVE$134,078
DAVID DOBBIEASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDEN$126,339
SONYA ALVARADOSTAFF REPRESENTATIVE$125,133
NIKHOL ATKINSCOMMUNITY & OUTREACH COOR$123,335
CHARLES LOBAITOCONTROLLER$122,868

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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