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Operating Engineers, Local 18

Basic Information

Local 18

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Address

OPERATING ENGINEERS
3515 PROSPECT AVENUE
CLEVELAND, OH 44115

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 $32,361,759
Total Liabilities $1,127,018
Total Income $20,133,659
Total Spent $18,137,809

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $16,444,447 (+13.8%)
Accounts Receivable $77,940 (-29.1%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $7,680,666 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $8,097,168 (-0.0%)
Other Assets $61,538 (+38.7%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $1,104,634
Other Liabilities $22,384
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $19,365,943
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $141,053
Supplies $1,115
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $23,660
Dividends $0
Rents $3,720
Fees and Fines $510,704
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $45,920
Affiliates $0
Members $41,544
Reinvestments $19,093,883
All Others $39,609

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 $5,544,522 (30.57%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $993,568 (5.48%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $60,000 (0.33%)
General Overhead $1,271,640 (7.01%)
Union Administration $921,873 (5.08%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $1,202,263 (6.63%)
To Union Employees $2,490,805 (13.73%)
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
200215,035
200315,006
200415,145
200515,179
200615,239
200715,136
200814,631
200914,123
201013,827
201113,673
201213,519
201313,666
201413,947
201514,203

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
RICHARD DALTONBUSINESS MANAGER$166,382
THOMAS BYERSPRESIDENT$138,248
GARY SIESELRECORDING SECRETARY$127,504
MARK TOTMANVICE PRESIDENT$122,519
MICHAEL BERTOLONEFINANCIAL SECRETARY$121,992
WILLIAM FADELLEGAL COUNSEL$121,692
JOSEPH LUCASTREASURER$119,593
BRETT LAFASOTRUSTEE$116,739
THOMAS PEREVOSNIKAUDITOR$115,598
DARRIN MORGANBUSINESS AGENT$115,293

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 Instances
embezzlement charges3
Guilty Pleas2
Indictments1
Officials Sentenced1

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.

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
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
Coercive Statements2
Duty of Fair Representation1
Bad Faith/Surface Bargaining (Succeeding Contract)1
Failure to Sign Agreement1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System