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Office & Professional Employees, Local 459

Basic Information

Local 459

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Address

OFFICE & PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES
838 LOUISA STREET SUITE A
LANSING, MI 489110214

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 $378,964
Total Liabilities $0
Total Income $1,088,285
Total Spent $1,020,586

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $367,065 (+22.6%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $11,899 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $0
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $1,080,081
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $1,279
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $6,925
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $6,925

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 $350,770 (34.37%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $0 (0.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $0 (0.00%)
General Overhead $0 (0.00%)
Union Administration $168,562 (16.52%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $28,501 (2.79%)
To Union Employees $228,635 (22.40%)
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
20023,377
20033,299
20043,339
20053,306
20063,556
20073,574
20083,368
20093,437
20103,345
20113,299
20123,156
20132,966
20142,777
20152,745
20162,758
20172,751
20182,886
20193,032

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
LANCE RHINESSERVICE REPRESENTATIVE$81,861
RONDA ACKERSONSECRETARY$56,065
$33,741
JEFF FLEMINGSERVICE REPRESENTATIVE$31,149
BLENDA COWARDSERVICE REPRESENTATIVE$25,819
SHARON TAYLORPRESIDENT$17,101
JONATHAN BROCKSECRETARY/TREASURER$9,600
NEAL WILENSKYVICE PRESIDENT$1,800

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 charges1
embezzlement charges1

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