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Steelworkers, Local 1

Basic Information

Local 1

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Address

STEELWORKERS
2045 SCHRAGE AVE
WHITING, IN 463942008

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 $3,634,336
Total Liabilities $519
Total Income $4,501,473
Total Spent $4,531,846

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $129,166 (-19.0%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $3,270,005 (-12.8%)
Fixed Assets $235,161 (-12.8%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $4 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $519
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $499,372
Per Person Tax $48
Investments $478,521
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $34,105
Dividends $42,717
Rents $100
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $2,804,396
Affiliates $0
Members $642,214
Reinvestments $1,913,539
All Others $287,897

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 $211,197 (4.66%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $0 (0.00%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $269,184 (5.94%)
General Overhead $176,800 (3.90%)
Union Administration $39,643 (0.87%)
Strike Benefits $3,021,372 (66.67%)
To Union Officers $46,973 (1.04%)
To Union Employees $51,268 (1.13%)
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
2002858
2003888
2004894
2005955
20061,080
20071,228
20081,211
20091,223
20101,233
20111,174
20121,119
20131,076
20141,129
20151,125

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
DEBRA SEREMETOFFICE MANAGER$69,137
EDWARD BARLOMAINTENANCE$9,742
LAWRENCE SINCLAIRREPRESENTATIVE$8,048
ERIC SCHULTZREPRESENTATIVE$7,414
STEPHEN HALAJCSIKVICE PRESIDENT$5,961
MIKE MIKESELLSECRETARY-TREASURER$4,967
KIMBERLY SYLEROFFICE STAFF/ MAINTENANCE$4,707
DAVID DANKOPRESIDENT$3,800
DAVID GRABARCZYKREPRESENTATIVE$3,600
MICHAEL WOLFFREPRESENTATIVE$3,600

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
criminal charges6
embezzlement charges12
Guilty Pleas10
Indictments6
Officials Sentenced6

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.

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Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016