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Musical Artists

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MUSICAL ARTISTS
1430 BROADWAY 14TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10018

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 $17,766,346
Total Liabilities $1,138,235
Total Income $30,874,875
Total Spent $30,894,991

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $2,074,193 (-1.0%)
Accounts Receivable $212,351 (-39.8%)
Investments $3,010,634 (+63.7%)
Fixed Assets $32,009 (+63.7%)
Treasury Securities $12,317,890 (+0.9%)
Other Assets $119,269 (+14.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $577,673
Other Liabilities $560,562
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $3,574,436
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $25,009,337
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $88,940
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $616,567
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $1,582,718
Affiliates $2,877
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $858,224

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 $2,127,287 (6.89%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $0 (0.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $97,617 (0.32%)
General Overhead $1,614,386 (5.23%)
Union Administration $302,318 (0.98%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $8,095 (0.03%)
To Union Employees $1,754,115 (5.68%)
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
20026,778
20038,775
20049,525
20056,886
20066,748
20076,821
20087,084
20096,937
20106,898
20117,149
20127,071
20137,523
20147,644
20157,826
20167,616
20177,742
20187,535
20197,574

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
LEONARD EGERTNATIONAL EXECTIVE DIR.$339,880
ALLISON BECKMID-ATLTANTIC COUNSEL$183,507
JOHN WARDMIDWEST COUNSEL$182,813
HOPE SINGERWESTERN COUNSEL$164,836
PHILLIP BRAUNDIR. OF ORG. AND OUTREACH$144,592
NORA HEIBER WESTERN EXECUTIVE$140,083
DEBORAH ALLTON-MAHERASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIR.$126,624
DONALD CAVANAUGHDIR. OF FIN. AND ADMIN.$121,856
SUSAN DAVISONVISA CONSULTANT$100,376
MAYURI MODYSTAFF ACCOUNTANT$99,083

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

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
05-RD-001460G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.
June 26th, 2009
05-RD-001436GA & FC Wagman
January 22nd, 2008

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)11
8(a)(5) Refusal to Furnish Information5
8(a)(1) Coercive Actions (Surveillance, etc)4
8(a)(1) Coercive Statements (Threats, Promises of Benefits, etc.)3
8(b)(3) Refusal to Bargain/Bad Faith or Surface Bargaining3
8(a)(3) Changes in Terms and Conditions of Employment3
8(a)(3) Discharge (Including Layoff and Refusal to Hire (not salting))3
8(a)(5) Refusal to Recognize3
8(a)(5) Repudiation/Modification of Contract[Sec 8(d)/Unilateral Changes]3
8(a)(1) Coercive Rules2
8(b)(1)(A) Coercion, incl'g Statements and Violence1
8(b)(1)(A) Discipline (including charges/fines)/Harassment1
8(b)(1)(A) Duty of Fair Representation, incl'g Superseniority, denial of access1
8(a)(1) Concerted Activities (Retaliation, Discharge, Discipline)1
8(a)(1) Interrogation (including Polling)1
8(a)(3) Discipline1
8(a)(4) Changes in Terms and Conditions of Employment1
8(a)(4) Discharge (including Layoff and Refusal to Hire)1
8(a)(5) Repudiation/Modification of Contract [Sec 8(d)/Unilateral Changes]1
8(a)(5) Shutdown or Relocate (e.g. First National Maint.).Subcontract Work1

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
Washington Ballet
Washington, DC
AGMA Local 20
Joffrey Ballet of Chicago
Chicago, IL
AGMA Local 60
Arizona Opera
Phoenix, AZ
AGMA Local 90
Alvin Alley Dance Foundation
New York, NY
AGMA Local 41
Chicago Park District/Grant Park Music Festival
Chicago, IL
AGMA Local 119
San Francisco Opera
San Francisco, CA
AGMA Local 200
Colorado Ballet
Denver, CO
AGMA Local 44
Gotham Chamber Opera
New York, NY
AGMA Local 120
Ballet Hispanico
New York, NY
AGMA Local 29
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Chicago, IL
AGMA Local 715