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Government Security Officers

Basic Information

Quick Facts

Address

GOVERNMENT SECURITY OFFICERS
8670 WOLFF COURT SUITE 210
WESTMINSTER, CO 80031

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Government Security Officers Local 304Columbus, PA400
Government Security Officers Local 304Harrisburg, PA383
Government Security Officers Local 850Los Fresnos, TX367
Government Security Officers Local 43Alexandria, VA350
Government Security Officers Local 217Philadelphia, PA212
Government Security Officers Local 273Revere, MA187
Government Security Officers Local 872El Paso, TX187
Government Security Officers Local 21Westminster, CO170
Government Security Officers Local 52San Bernardino, CA167
Government Security Officers Local 19Millstone  /  Scotland, CT166

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 $1,119,816
Total Liabilities $26,831
Total Income $2,963,227
Total Spent $3,254,923

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $680,061 (-30.0%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $439,201 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $554 (+536.8%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $26,831
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $0
Per Person Tax $1,844,628
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $538
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $4,442
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $58,979
Affiliates $1,054,640
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $43,879

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 $1,060,113 (32.57%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $0 (0.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $0 (0.00%)
General Overhead $209,598 (6.44%)
Union Administration $287,733 (8.84%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $459,446 (14.12%)
To Union Employees $283,351 (8.71%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

Search All Spending

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
20026,262
20037,800
20049,475
200510,917
200610,586
20079,544
20089,150
200910,831
201013,845
201112,132
201212,508
201312,671
201413,428
201513,541

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
ROBERT KAPITANGENERAL COUNSEL$172,306
DESIREE SULLIVANPRESIDENT$103,604
ERIC MCMILLENSENIOR VICE PRESIDENT$81,786
MIKE BURKEDHS VICE PRESIDENT$72,623
JEFF MILLERSENIOR VICE PRESIDENT$71,339
JAMES NATALEEAST COAST REGIONAL DIR.$68,696
JOSE DIAZWEST COAST REGIONAL DIR.$64,720
TIMOTHY CRUMECSO VICE PRESIDENT$59,576
LARONNY VANCESTAFF$48,595
COMEKA DIAZASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL$46,840

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 Incidents
criminal charges6
embezzlement charges6
Guilty Pleas11
Indictments3
Officials Sentenced7

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
UGSOA Local 403September 27, 2012Full Audit Text
UGSOA Local 241March 14, 2011Full Audit Text
UGSOA Local 19August 29, 2008Full Audit Text
UGSOA Local 44July 21, 2006Full Audit Text
UGSOA Local 219January 18, 2004Full 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).

Recent Decertification Petitions

Case NumberName/UnionDate Filed
19-RD-157490Providence Alaska Medical Center
August 6th, 2015
18-RD-153601AKAL SECURITY
June 4th, 2015
10-RD-117930Akal Security
November 27th, 2013
16-RD-100906Cordova Security Services/ADC LTD NM
March 22nd, 2013
34-RD-087415Garda CL Atlantic
August 16th, 2012
01-RD-071682MVM Security
January 3rd, 2012
01-RD-071404MVM Security
December 27th, 2011
26-RD-062860Akal Security, Inc.
August 18th, 2011
01-RD-002159MVM, Inc.
April 27th, 2011
06-RD-001653Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
July 26th, 2010

Source: National Labor Relations Board
Case Activity Tracking System

Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Allegations

Recent Strikes

Employer/LocationUnionDays on StrikeEmployees on Strike
Entergy Operations Inc.
Port Gibson, MS
UGSOA Local 3682
BNL Technical Services, LLC
Portland, OR
UGSOA Local 3132
Omnisec International Security Inc
Arlington, VA
UGSOA Local 110
Entergy Operations, Inc.
Port Gibson, MS
UGSOA Local 3692
ISLS
Columbus, OH
UGSOA Local 17
Entergy Nuclear
Covert , MI
UGSOA Local 125
American Security Programs
Reston, VA
UGSOA Local 30
U.S. Security Associates
Columbia, SC
UGSOA Local 80
Entergy Operations, Inc.
Russellville, AR
UGSOA Local 23130
ADC Ltd. NM
Kansas City, KS
UGSOA Local 3110