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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 3

Basic Information

Local 3

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Address

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS
158-11 HARRY VAN ARSDALE AV
FLUSHING, NY 11365

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 $20,577,238
Total Liabilities $2,666,976
Total Income $48,035,313
Total Spent $48,020,836

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $2,273,707 (+0.6%)
Accounts Receivable $141,038 (-46.0%)
Investments $10,694,129 (-13.3%)
Fixed Assets $608,011 (-13.3%)
Treasury Securities $6,737,279 (-12.2%)
Other Assets $123,074 (-3.7%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $752,984
Other Liabilities $1,913,992
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $2,278,993
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $22,109,270
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $540,122
Dividends $0
Rents $124,215
Fees and Fines $12,168,130
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $193,058
Affiliates $10,621,525
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $110,849

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 $5,845,191 (12.17%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $78,543 (0.16%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $212,842 (0.44%)
General Overhead $4,796,766 (9.99%)
Union Administration $1,121,065 (2.33%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $343,360 (0.72%)
To Union Employees $4,007,565 (8.35%)
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
200232,916
200332,328
200431,564
200530,812
200630,564
200730,473
200830,585
200929,669
201028,565
201127,718
201227,278
201327,227
201428,099
201527,817

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
CHRISTOPHER ERIKSONBUSINESS MANAGER$213,219
LANCE VAN ARSDALEASSISTANT BUSINESS MGR.$188,783
JOSEPH SANTIGATE IIIASSISTANT BUSINESS MGR.$186,271
LUIS RESTREPOASSISTANT BUSINESS MGR.$185,808
JOHN MARCHELLPRESIDENT$185,038
RAYMOND MELVILLESR. ASST. BUSINESS MGR.$183,379
PAUL RYANASSISTANT BUSINESS MGR.$183,320
VINCENT MCELROENFINANCIAL SECRETARY$182,591
JAMES BUABUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE$176,998
CHRISTOPHER ERIKSON JR.BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE$176,555

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 charges2
embezzlement charges2
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

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 Statements1
Union Security Related (including Beck)1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System