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Teamsters, Local 651

Basic Information

Local 651

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Address

TEAMSTERS
100 BLUE SKY PARKWAY
LEXINGTON, KY 40509

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 $1,000,526
Total Liabilities $97,164
Total Income $1,798,126
Total Spent $1,589,810

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $478,001 (+77.2%)
Accounts Receivable $179,029 (-5.5%)
Investments $92,189 (-9.2%)
Fixed Assets $251,307 (-9.2%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $84,472
Other Liabilities $12,692
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $1,641,602
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $8,537
Supplies $335
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $3,666
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $100,732
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $10,534
Affiliates $0
Members $32,720
Reinvestments $0
All Others $10,534

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 $465,988 (29.31%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $26,828 (1.69%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $6,792 (0.43%)
General Overhead $263,675 (16.59%)
Union Administration $92,941 (5.85%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $160,006 (10.06%)
To Union Employees $262,078 (16.48%)
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
20022,823
20032,935
20042,800
20053,119
20063,151
20073,374
20082,943
20092,742
20102,793
20112,510
20122,370
20133,083
20143,586
20153,732

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
MIKE PHILBECKPRESIDENT$125,817
RONALD MERRIFIELDBUSINESS AGENT$91,314
MATTHEW MONTGOMERYBUSINESS AGENT$86,504
RICKY RUTLEDGETRUSTEE$85,540
SARA CLARKBOOKKEEPER$40,191
CAROL ESTEPPDUES/CLERICAL$38,290
MICHAEL WATSONSECRETARY-TREASURER$29,513
MORSE MINIXVICE PRESIDENT$21,252
$21,201
JIMMY TOMBLINTRUSTEE$7,005

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  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 charges2
embezzlement charges2
Guilty Pleas2
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.

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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