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Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO

Basic Information

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Address

BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES DEPARTMENT AFL-CIO
815 16TH STREET NW
WASHINGTON, DC 200064104

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council New Jersey State  /  Clark, NJ150,000
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Pennsylvania State  /  Harrisburg, PA71,249
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Sonoma & Mendocino Counties  /  Santa Rosa, CA49,305
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Los Angeles County  /  Los Angeles, CA36,692
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Indiana State  /  Indianapolis, IN36,254
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Minnesota State  /  St Paul, MN34,965
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Texas State  /  Austin, TX22,609
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Missouri State  /  Jefferson City, MO20,962
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Buffalo And Vicinity  /  West Seneca, NY20,000
Building & Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO Bldg & Construction Trades Council Kentucky  /  Louisville, KY17,500

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 $10,469,943
Total Liabilities $445,844
Total Income $13,916,014
Total Spent $13,778,625

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $3,959,731 (+3.6%)
Accounts Receivable $219,065 (+9.1%)
Investments $5,231,086 (+6.0%)
Fixed Assets $745,948 (+6.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $314,113 (+268.4%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $142,741
Other Liabilities $303,103
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $239,979
Per Person Tax $8,209,441
Investments $1,998
Supplies $72,529
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $66,505
Dividends $0
Rents $70,975
Fees and Fines $2,123,566
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $3,110,862
Affiliates $20,159
Members $0
Reinvestments $5,280,877
All Others $591,450

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 $4,266,904 (30.97%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $3,081,881 (22.37%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $482,919 (3.50%)
General Overhead $1,977,449 (14.35%)
Union Administration $1,094,815 (7.95%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $477,018 (3.46%)
To Union Employees $3,016,516 (21.89%)
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
200214
200315
200415
200515
200611
200712
200813
200913
201013
201113
201213
201313
201414
201514

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
SEAN MCGARVEYPRESIDENT$419,399
BRENT BOOKERSECRETARY TREASURER$315,890
ROBERT BLAKELYDIRECTOR CANADIAN AFFAIRS$242,328
MICHAEL MONROECHIEF OF STAFF$238,076
WILLIAM KACZOROWSKIDIRECTOR FIELD SERVICES$203,195
PEYTON HAIRSTON JRDIR GULF COAST OPERATIONS$198,734
ROBERT CRIDERDIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS$195,192
SONIA RAMIREZDIRECTOR OF GOVT AFFAIRS$180,501
KEVIN ADKISSONSOUTHERN FIELD REP$171,406
MARK COLESDIRECTOR CHOICE$157,674

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Pensions

Pensions Linked to the Union

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
Pension Plan For Hourly Employees Of Louisville, Kentucky Facility
Basf Corporation
186
Dresser, Inc. Pension Plan For The United Paperworkers International Union, Afl-cio, Local No. 7399 Instrument Division, Berea, Kentucky
Dresser, Inc.
937
Borden Dairy Company Of Kentucky, Llc Retirement Plan
Borden Dairy Company Of Kentucky, Llc
420
Ti Group Automotive Systems Cynthiana, Kentucky Hourly Employees' Retirement Plan
Ti Group Automotive Systems, Llc
233

Associated Pension Funds

These pension funds are tied to the union according to their name only. There is no formal system for identifying all pension funds associated with a union. As a result, some of these pension fund may not be associated with the union.

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
Pension Plan For Hourly Employees Of Louisville, Kentucky Facility
Basf Corporation
186
Dresser, Inc. Pension Plan For The United Paperworkers International Union, Afl-cio, Local No. 7399 Instrument Division, Berea, Kentucky
Dresser, Inc.
937
Borden Dairy Company Of Kentucky, Llc Retirement Plan
Borden Dairy Company Of Kentucky, Llc
420
Ti Group Automotive Systems Cynthiana, Kentucky Hourly Employees' Retirement Plan
Ti Group Automotive Systems, Llc
233

Source: Internal Revenue Service.