Center for Union Facts logo

Union Facts

American Federation of State County & Municipal Employe, 5 - Minnesota

Basic Information

Local 5

(MINNESOTA)

Quick Facts

Address

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYE
300 HARDMAN AVENUE SOUTH
SOUTH SAINT PAUL, MN 550752469

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 $7,878,507
Total Liabilities $11,346,735
Total Income $26,394,728
Total Spent $23,788,595

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $6,338,833 (+69.8%)
Accounts Receivable $487,030 (+164.7%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $105,475 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $947,169 (+15.8%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $331,461
Other Liabilities $11,015,274
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $0
Per Person Tax $13,192,680
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $71,899
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $682,094
Affiliates $6,106,092
Members $6,341,963
Reinvestments $0
All Others $266

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 $4,252,071 (17.87%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $1,036,735 (4.36%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $25,881 (0.11%)
General Overhead $2,866,787 (12.05%)
Union Administration $580,564 (2.44%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $232,466 (0.98%)
To Union Employees $3,558,226 (14.96%)
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
200442,966
200539,038
200639,677
200740,005
200840,520
200939,742
201038,963
201138,164
201239,042
201338,996
201439,166
201539,320

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
ELIOT SEIDEEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR$137,863
SANDRA CURTISFIELD REP$116,914
JOHN WESTMORELANDFIELD STAFF DIRECTOR$116,270
ERIC LEHTOCHIEF OF STAFF$116,122
JOANNE PELSFIELD STAFF DIRECTOR$114,372
JULIE BLEYHLPOLITICAL REP$113,179
KENNETH LOEFFLER-KEMPFIELD REP$108,947
JOYCE CARLSONFIELD STAFF DIRECTOR$108,250
JEFFREY SABINORGANIZING DIRECTOR$107,949
JONATHAN GREBNERPOLITICAL ORGANIZER$103,868

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

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
Duty of Fair Representation1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System