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Bricklayers, Local 1 - Minnesota And North Dakota

Basic Information

Local 1

(MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA)

Quick Facts

Address

BRICKLAYERS
312 CENTRAL AVE. SUITE 328
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55414

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 $2,330,890
Total Liabilities $158,150
Total Income $2,697,740
Total Spent $2,360,426

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $1,915,357 (+21.4%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $405,873 (-1.8%)
Fixed Assets $9,660 (-1.8%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $158,150
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $2,623,012
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $48,797
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $25,931
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $6,756

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 $764,807 (32.40%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $1,410 (0.06%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $90,098 (3.82%)
General Overhead $409,533 (17.35%)
Union Administration $166,111 (7.04%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $666,822 (28.25%)
To Union Employees $281,828 (11.94%)
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
20023,703
20033,677
20043,749
20053,665
20063,622
20073,633
20083,548
20093,350
20103,350
20112,883
20122,756
20132,727
20142,696
20152,786

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
MICHAEL GANZEXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT$119,156
MICHAEL COOKPRESIDENT/SECRETARY-TREAS$116,826
RANDY CARLSONDIRECTOR$103,157
DOUGLAS SCHROEDERVICE PRESIDENT$97,968
TERRY WONGVICE PRESIDENT$94,249
STAN PACZYNSKIVICE PRESIDENT$93,310
ROD SCHMIDTBUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE$76,934
ERIC VIKBUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE$67,287
LINDA PODGORSKIOFFICE SECRETARY$54,714
RHONDA ANDERSONOFFICE SECRETARY$44,461

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Political Spending

Federal Election Donations, by Party

Last Updated: November 5th, 2016

State-level Political Operations, by Party

Source: National Institute on Money in State Politics by way of Transparency Data.

Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Political Action Committees

Political Action CommitteeTotal Contributed
Bricklayers Union Local 1 of Missouri$5,000.00

527 Spending

A union's 527 committee makes contributions to political candidates and other organizations for the purpose of influencing the outcome of an election. Unlike Political Action Committees, which are strictly regulated by the Federal Election Commission, 527s are regulated by the IRS. These committees are often considered a form of "soft money."

527 CommitteeTotal Spent
Bricklayers Union Local 1 of Illinois$235,305

Source: Internal Revenue Service by way of the Center for Responsive Politics

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Source: Center for Responsive Politics

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

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
embezzlement charges2
Guilty Pleas2
Indictments2
Officials Sentenced1

Some incidents may be accounted for in multiple categories.

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

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.

LocalViolationsView Audit
BAC Local 17Full Audit Text
BAC Local 1Full Audit Text
BAC Local 1Full Audit Text

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
Case Activity Tracking System

Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Allegations

Unionized employees, business owners, managers, and others often bring labor law charges against unions. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) oversees the porcess of determining if the union violated the National Labor Relations Act.

AllegationCases Filed
Union Security Related1
Other Allegations1
Union Security Related (including Beck)1
Reserved Gate Issues1
Actions of Picketers1
Language on Picket Sign/Handbill1

Please note that a single case may fall into multiple allegation categories.

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System