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American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe

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Address

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYE
1625 L STREET NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20036

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe Local 1000Csea - Civil Service Employees Asn (csea)  /  Albany, NY231,590
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe District Council 37New York City  /  New York, NY94,194
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe 31Illinois Public Employees  /  Springfield, IL61,102
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe Local 3930United Domestic Workers of America  /  San Diego, CA60,061
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe Council 13Pennsylvania Public Employees  /  Harrisburg, PA52,543
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe Hospital and Health Care Employees  /  Philadelphia, PA50,329
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe Region 1Csea - Long Island  /  Commack, NY43,942
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe Region 5Csea - Central  /  East Syracuse, NY42,408
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe 5Minnesota  /  South Saint Paul, MN39,320
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe 25Michigan  /  Lansing, MI38,140

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

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

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 $143,481,958
Total Liabilities $97,213,211
Total Income $185,969,934
Total Spent $194,008,979

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $3,429,348 (-70.1%)
Accounts Receivable $20,908,995 (+16.9%)
Investments $225,000 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $2,752,387 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $114,768,200 (+61.7%)
Other Assets $1,398,028 (-27.8%)
Loans Receivable $0 (-100.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $6,976,171
Other Liabilities $90,237,040
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $0
Per Person Tax $174,365,514
Investments $0
Supplies $94,516
Loan Repayment $313,036
Interest $255,356
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $725,318
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $10,032,502
Affiliates $183,692
Members $0
Reinvestments $119,976,312
All Others $1,191,056

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 $39,547,552 (20.38%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $27,163,272 (14.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $3,736,692 (1.93%)
General Overhead $21,960,112 (11.32%)
Union Administration $13,825,625 (7.13%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $771,713 (0.40%)
To Union Employees $35,169,431 (18.13%)
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
20021,350,000
20031,350,000
20041,350,000
20051,459,511
20061,470,095
20071,433,688
20081,467,138
20091,501,220
20101,465,288
20111,423,584
20121,386,296
20131,378,937
20141,337,126
20151,305,128

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
LEE SAUNDERSINTL PRESIDENT$351,939
WILLIAM WILKINSONASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RESEA$325,476
LAURA REYESINTL SECRETARY-TREASURER$289,459
STEPHAN FANTAUZZOCHIEF OF STAFF TO THE PRE$282,425
PAUL BOOTHEXECUTIVE ASST TO PRESIDE$258,693
RICHARD ABELSONCHAIRPERSON, JUDICIAL PAN$236,512
WILLIAM LURYEGENERAL COUNSEL$226,895
JOSEPH GUZYNSKIREGIONAL DIRECTOR$225,025
MICHAEL SUKALDIRECTOR, ORGANIZING & FI$220,938
CHARLES JURGONISDIRECTOR, FINANCIAL SERVI$219,571

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

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
American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees$205,076,044
American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees$20,566,638
AFSCME Wisconsin Council 40$2,711,569
Washington Federation of State Employees$1,609,885
AFSCME/Wisconsin$1,045,491
AFSCME/Missouri$814,531
Reclaim Our Democracy$429,789
AFSCME/Illinois$308,884
AFSCME for Erie County$227,199
Hawaii Government Employees Assn$70,159
Nebraska Assn of Public Employees$31,652
WA St Council of Cnty & City Employees$13,517

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

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees$69,133,000
AFSCME Council 26$0

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 Incidents
criminal charges36
embezzlement charges57
Guilty Pleas65
Indictments17
Officials Sentenced41

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.

LocalDateView Audit
AFSCME Local 1923July 18, 2016Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 81July 8, 2016Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3001March 22, 2016Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 412July 23, 2015Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 0June 5, 2015Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 471April 29, 2015Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 46April 23, 2015Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 2650April 21, 2015Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3549March 24, 2015Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 0March 11, 2015Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 205May 28, 2013Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3124April 29, 2013Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 315February 22, 2013Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3649February 4, 2013Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 2445July 19, 2012Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3017June 14, 2012Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 105May 10, 2012Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 8May 4, 2012Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 66March 29, 2012Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local August 17, 2011Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 1954April 28, 2011Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 1644February 18, 2011Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local October 15, 2010Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 1733September 11, 2010Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 1205July 29, 2010Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 691June 28, 2010Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 1155May 21, 2010Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 1558May 5, 2010Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3695February 11, 2010Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 76January 11, 2010Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local December 8, 2009Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 366November 18, 2009Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 101September 22, 2009Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 1175August 27, 2009Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 590July 28, 2009Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local April 30, 2009Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 215February 19, 2009Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 853December 10, 2008Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 1503November 25, 2008Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 107November 21, 2008Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3382April 28, 2008Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 993April 18, 2008Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 928March 25, 2008Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 48March 11, 2008Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 2317January 11, 2008Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 316June 14, 2007Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3558May 31, 2007Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local March 29, 2007Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 722January 19, 2007Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3950July 20, 2006Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 3653June 23, 2006Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 2793August 22, 2005Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 2418July 14, 2005Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 790June 23, 2005Full Audit Text
AFSCME Local 205January 20, 2005Full Audit Text

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Pensions

Pensions Linked to the Union

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
Michigan Milk Producers Association Pension Plan
Michigan Milk Producers Association
275
Fabco Equipment, Inc. Michigan Employees' Pension Plan
Fei Legacy, Inc.
24
Douglas Autotech Corporation Pension Plan for Hourly Employees of Its Bronson, Michigan Plant
Douglas Autotech Corporation
243
Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, Inc. Hourly Rated Pension Plan
Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, Inc.
625
Outstate Michigan Trowel Trades Pension Fund
Trustees of Outstate Michigan Trowel Trades Pension Fund
1,73491.1
Michigan Electrical Employees' Pension Plan
Trustees of Michigan Electrical Employees' Pension Fund
4,27682.3
Brunswick Pension Plan for Hourly Wage Employees at the Muskegon, Michigan Factory
Brunswick Corporation
400
Afscme Employees Pension Plan
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
3,979
Michigan Upper Peninsula Intrl Brotherhood of Elec Workers Pension Plan
Michigan Upper Peninsula Ibew
58487.5
Pension Plan for Hourly Employees of Timber Products Michigan Limited Partnership
Timber Products, Michigan
262
Michigan Upper Peninsula Intrl Brotherhood of Elec Workers Pension Plan
Michigan Upper Peninsula Ibew
58487.5
Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas Llc Pension Plan for Non-Salaried Employees at East Lansing, Michigan
Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas Llc
76
Retirement Plan of Gray and Co. Michigan Division
Gray and Company
170

Associated Pension Funds

These pension funds are tied to the union according to their name only. There is no formal system for identifying all pension funds associated with a union. As a result, some of these pension fund may not be associated with the union.

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
Michigan Milk Producers Association Pension Plan
Michigan Milk Producers Association
275
Fabco Equipment, Inc. Michigan Employees' Pension Plan
Fei Legacy, Inc.
24
Douglas Autotech Corporation Pension Plan for Hourly Employees of Its Bronson, Michigan Plant
Douglas Autotech Corporation
243
Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, Inc. Hourly Rated Pension Plan
Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, Inc.
625
Outstate Michigan Trowel Trades Pension Fund
Trustees of Outstate Michigan Trowel Trades Pension Fund
1,73491.1
Michigan Electrical Employees' Pension Plan
Trustees of Michigan Electrical Employees' Pension Fund
4,27682.3
Brunswick Pension Plan for Hourly Wage Employees at the Muskegon, Michigan Factory
Brunswick Corporation
400
Afscme Employees Pension Plan
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
3,979
Michigan Upper Peninsula Intrl Brotherhood of Elec Workers Pension Plan
Michigan Upper Peninsula Ibew
58487.5
Pension Plan for Hourly Employees of Timber Products Michigan Limited Partnership
Timber Products, Michigan
262
Michigan Upper Peninsula Intrl Brotherhood of Elec Workers Pension Plan
Michigan Upper Peninsula Ibew
58487.5
Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas Llc Pension Plan for Non-Salaried Employees at East Lansing, Michigan
Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas Llc
76
Retirement Plan of Gray and Co. Michigan Division
Gray and Company
170

Source: Internal Revenue Service.

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).

Recent Decertification Petitions

Case NumberName/UnionDate Filed
03-RD-187038Durham School Services, L.P.
October 27th, 2016
02-RD-185904Preschool of America
October 7th, 2016
25-RD-177698KANKAKEE COUNTY TRAINING CENTER FOR THE DISABLED, INC.
June 6th, 2016
25-RD-176212Kankakee County Training Center
May 16th, 2016
25-RD-174010FIRST STUDENT, INC.
April 14th, 2016
08-RD-171640Rogy's Learning Place 4
March 14th, 2016
25-RD-170525FIRST STUDENT, INC.
February 26th, 2016
02-RD-164839Chinese Community Concerns Corporation
November 24th, 2015
09-RD-164513HIGHLAND COUNTY BOARD OF DD
November 19th, 2015
07-RD-162386FM Financial Credit Union
October 20th, 2015

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
8(a)(5) Refusal to Bargain/Bad Faith Bargaining (incl'g surface bargaining/direct dealing)459
8(b)(1)(A) Duty of Fair Representation, incl'g Superseniority, denial of access387
8(a)(5) Repudiation/Modification of Contract [Sec 8(d)/Unilateral Changes]301
8(a)(1) Coercive Actions (Surveillance, etc)296
8(a)(5) Repudiation/Modification of Contract[Sec 8(d)/Unilateral Changes]280
8(a)(3) Changes in Terms and Conditions of Employment267
8(a)(3) Discharge (Including Layoff and Refusal to Hire (not salting))259
8(a)(5) Refusal to Furnish Information250
8(a)(1) Coercive Statements (Threats, Promises of Benefits, etc.)186
8(a)(3) Discipline173
8(a)(1) Concerted Activities (Retaliation, Discharge, Discipline)127
8(b)(1)(A) Coercion, incl'g Statements and Violence72
8(a)(1) Coercive Rules71
8(a)(1) Interrogation (including Polling)66
8(a)(1) Weingarten49
8(b)(1)(A) Union Dues and/or Membership Related (including excessive fees)42
8(b)(3) Refusal to Bargain/Bad Faith or Surface Bargaining40
8(a)(5) Refusal to Recognize38
8(a)(5) Shutdown or Relocate (e.g. First National Maint.).Subcontract Work25
8(a)(4) Changes in Terms and Conditions of Employment25

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System

Recent Strikes

Employer/LocationUnionDays on StrikeEmployees on Strike
12th Judicial Circuit - Will County
,
AFSCME Local 1050
Will County
Joliet, IL
AFSCME Local 10900
Will County Circuit Court Clerk
,
AFSCME Local 10125
Will County Health Department
Joliet, IL
AFSCME Local 31260
Sunny Hill Nursing Home
Joliet, IL
AFSCME Local 10120
Veolia Transportation (Fairfax Connector)
Chantilly, VA
AFSCME Local 3170
GATEWAY FOUNDATION INC
SHERIDAN, IL
AFSCME Local 31109658
Innova Health & Rehabilitation @ Hammonton
Hammonton, NJ
AFSCME Local 119935
Innova Health & Rehabilitation @ Deptford
Deptford, NJ
AFSCME Local 119935
Glendale Uptown Home
PHILADELPHIA, PA
AFSCME Local 1199151190