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Plumbers, Local 486

Basic Information

Local 486

Quick Facts

Address

PLUMBERS
8100 SANDPIPER CIRCLE
BALTIMORE, MD 21236

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 $10,281,941
Total Liabilities $103,506
Total Income $5,824,341
Total Spent $4,255,819

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $8,084,902 (+24.1%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $285,202 (+11.5%)
Fixed Assets $207,981 (+11.5%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $1,703,856 (+11.4%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $103,506
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $647,896
Per Person Tax $1,381,237
Investments $41,314
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $17,138
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $3,508,517
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $177,110
Affiliates $51,129
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $26,547

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 $995,615 (23.39%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $38,535 (0.91%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $344,069 (8.08%)
General Overhead $654,231 (15.37%)
Union Administration $81,770 (1.92%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $498,602 (11.72%)
To Union Employees $161,659 (3.80%)
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
20021,887
20031,948
20042,013
20052,116
20062,103
20072,169
20082,268
20092,336
20102,230
20112,183
20122,834
20132,809
20142,699
20152,132
20162,151
20172,253
20182,405
20192,439

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
WILL WELSHBUSINESS MANAGER$138,590
GERALD JACKSONBUSINESS AGENT$110,685
ANDREW GANNONBUSINESS AGENT$109,379
GARY GLABFINANCIAL SECRETARY$107,230
HARRY SCHLEICHER JR.BUSINESS AGENT$106,523
NICHALAS CUMMINGSBUSINESS AGENT$59,693
ARLENE MENTZERADMINISTRATION$56,802
NICHALAS CUMMINGSORGANIZER$50,256
DAWN PRICEADMINISTRATION$46,971
TODD ECKLEYORGANIZER$43,574

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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