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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 $574,389
Total Liabilities $91,440
Total Income $1,896,445
Total Spent $1,966,829

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $241,956 (-22.5%)
Accounts Receivable $11,246 (-33.1%)
Investments $124,426 (+20.0%)
Fixed Assets $196,761 (+20.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $82,894
Other Liabilities $8,546
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $1,785,921
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $2,062
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $2,429
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $58,898
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $13,817
Affiliates $0
Members $33,318
Reinvestments $0
All Others $13,817

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 $552,026 (28.07%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $23,611 (1.20%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $5,976 (0.30%)
General Overhead $499,811 (25.41%)
Union Administration $74,097 (3.77%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $207,139 (10.53%)
To Union Employees $285,960 (14.54%)
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
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
20163,908
20173,691
20183,729
20193,636

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
MICHAEL WATSONPRESIDENT$112,289
GARY BLAKEBUSINESS AGENT$85,766
JOSEPH LANCEBUSINESS AGENT$83,637
IRIS GROVESSECRETARY-TREASURER$81,278
STEPHANIE BUCHENROTHASST TO THE PRESIDENT$67,472
KERRY MARTINDUES/CLERICAL$51,476
$45,500
JIMMY TOMBLINTRUSTEE$44,986
MASON MIDDENDORFBUSINESS AGENT$33,339
MATT MONTGOMERYBUSINESS AGENT$29,492

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 charges2
embezzlement charges2
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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