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Air Traffic Controllers

Basic Information

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Address

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS
1325 MASSACHUSETTS AVE NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20005

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zob  /  Oberlin, OH388
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zau  /  Aurora, IL372
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zid  /  Indianapolis, IN360
Air Traffic Controllers Local Ztl  /  Hampton, GA350
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zdc  /  Leesburg, VA340
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zny  /  Bohemia, NY315
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zma  /  Miami, FL286
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zla  /  Palmdale, CA285
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zbw  /  Nashua, NH283
Air Traffic Controllers Local Zfw  /  Fort Worth, TX283

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

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

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 $16,628,349
Total Liabilities $3,547,661
Total Income $25,487,340
Total Spent $27,242,965

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $1,853,254 (-48.6%)
Accounts Receivable $1,294,737 (+8.9%)
Investments $3,277,448 (+940.1%)
Fixed Assets $8,478,386 (+940.1%)
Treasury Securities $1,060,260 (-57.3%)
Other Assets $664,264 (+95.5%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $865,909
Other Liabilities $1,463,417
Mortgages $1,218,335

Income

Dues $24,170,251
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $1,431
Supplies $57,030
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $66,095
Dividends $0
Rents $562,426
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $630,107
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $8,486,916
All Others $239,079

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 $11,908,401 (43.71%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $1,749,538 (6.42%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $172,647 (0.63%)
General Overhead $4,795,832 (17.60%)
Union Administration $3,245,669 (11.91%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $1,938,778 (7.12%)
To Union Employees $5,416,152 (19.88%)
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
200215,331
200315,246
200414,794
200514,629
200614,571
200714,648
200814,932
200915,387
201016,234
201116,042
201216,176
201316,213
201416,378
201516,550

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
PAUL RINALDIPRESIDENT$393,716
PATRICIA GILBERTEXEC VICE PRES$351,855
PHIL BARBARELLOREGIONAL V.P.$271,476
KELLY RICHARDSONMGR OUTREACH/SPEC EVENTS$241,224
SELMA G. -FORRESTERCOMPTROLLER$237,514
ABIGAIL GLENN-CHASEEXECUTIVE ADMIN ASSISTANT$232,691
JOSE CEBALLOSDIRECTOR GOV'T AFFAIRS$209,396
RACHEL COLBYEXECUTIVE ADMIN ASSISTANT$208,272
MARGUERITE GRAFGENERAL COUNSEL$187,055
EUGENE FREEDMANDEPUTY GEN COUNSEL$184,659

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Political Spending

Federal Election Donations, by Party

Last Updated: November 5th, 2016

State-level Political Operations, by Party

Source: National Institute on Money in State Politics by way of Transparency Data.

Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Political Action Committees

Political Action CommitteeTotal Contributed
National Air Traffic Controllers Assn$14,594,134

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
National Air Traffic Controllers Assn$19,594,176

Source: Center for Responsive Politics

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 Incidents
criminal charges3
Guilty Pleas2
Indictments1
Officials Sentenced2

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.

LocalDateView Audit
NATCA Local ZMPJuly 31, 2013Full Audit Text
NATCA Local July 21, 2011Full Audit Text
NATCA Local September 1, 2009Full Audit Text
NATCA Local October 2, 2008Full Audit Text
NATCA Local April 10, 2008Full Audit Text
NATCA Local March 20, 2008Full Audit Text
NATCA Local February 26, 2008Full Audit Text
NATCA Local January 14, 2008Full Audit Text

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).

Recent Decertification Petitions

Case NumberName/UnionDate Filed
31-RD-176557Serco Management Services, Inc.
May 19th, 2016
31-RD-175650Serco Management Services, Inc.
May 6th, 2016
12-RD-152150Robinson Aviation (RVA), Inc.
May 13th, 2015
15-RD-139044ROBINSON AVIATION INC.
October 20th, 2014
12-RD-138284Robinson Aviation RVA, Inc. and CI2 Aviation
October 7th, 2014
31-RD-111376Serco Management Services, Inc.
August 16th, 2013
31-RD-110702Serco Management Services, Inc.
August 6th, 2013
12-RD-089358Robinson Aviation, Inc
September 17th, 2012
34-RD-085011Midwest Air Traffic Control Services
July 11th, 2012
14-RD-073254Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc.
January 26th, 2012

Source: National Labor Relations Board
Case Activity Tracking System

Recent Strikes

Employer/LocationUnionDays on StrikeEmployees on Strike
Midwest Air Traffic Control Services, Inc.
Washington,
NATCA Local 50
Serco Inc.
Riverside, CA
NATCA Local 4
Robinson Aviation (RVA) Inc
Washington,
NATCA Local 285