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Longshoremens Association

Basic Information

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LONGSHOREMENS ASSOCIATION
5000 WEST SIDE AVENUE
NORTH BERGEN, NJ 7047

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Longshoremens Association District Atlantic Coast  /  North Bergen, NJ28,432
Longshoremens Association Local 342United Marine Division  /  Shirley, NY1,742
Longshoremens Association Houston Dock & Marine  /  Houston, TX1,739
Longshoremens Association Local 1804North Bergen, NJ1,700
Longshoremens Association Local 1964Ridgefield Park, NJ1,665
Longshoremens Association Division United Marine  /  Shirley, NY1,626
Longshoremens Association District Council Puerto Rico  /  Catano, PR1,400
Longshoremens Association Local 333Staten Island, NY1,395
Longshoremens Association Local 1814Brooklyn, NY1,368
Longshoremens Association Local 1248Norfolk, VA1,266

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 $44,304,066
Total Liabilities $6,009,774
Total Income $41,894,592
Total Spent $36,429,529

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $21,048,306 (+35.1%)
Accounts Receivable $11,525,996 (+0.3%)
Investments $10,793,356 (-16.6%)
Fixed Assets $646,650 (-16.6%)
Treasury Securities $200,895 (-2.7%)
Other Assets $64,863 (-93.3%)
Loans Receivable $24,000 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $5,923,542
Other Liabilities $86,232
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $24,059,211
Per Person Tax $474,608
Investments $3,578,960
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $490,893
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $2,965,976
Affiliates $10,324,944
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $80,983

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 $6,068,998 (16.66%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $996,991 (2.74%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $515,978 (1.42%)
General Overhead $3,250,217 (8.92%)
Union Administration $7,105,240 (19.50%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $4,017,368 (11.03%)
To Union Employees $2,788,764 (7.66%)
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
200259,000
200359,000
200459,000
200552,000
200643,500
200743,500
200843,500
200943,500
201043,500
20110
201243,500
201343,500
201440,437
201537,826

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
HAROLD DAGGETTPRESIDENT$525,191
STEPHEN KNOTTSECRETARY-TREASURER$451,811
JOHN BAKERGENERAL ORGANIZER$415,887
BENNY HOLLAND JR.INTL EXEC VICE PRESIDENT$389,578
THOMAS MACKELL JR.DIRECTOR POLITICAL ED.$326,612
JAMES MCNAMARAPUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR$315,249
WILBERT ROWELLGENERAL VICE PRESIDENT$273,670
JAMES PAYLOR JR.ASSIST. GENERAL ORGANIZER$269,545
GERALD OWENSGENERAL ORGANIZER$259,914
DIANA CASTELLANOOFFICE MANAGER$256,063

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

527 Spending

A union's 527 committee makes contributions to political candidates and other organizations for the purpose of influencing the outcome of an election. Unlike Political Action Committees, which are strictly regulated by the Federal Election Commission, 527s are regulated by the IRS. These committees are often considered a form of "soft money."

527 CommitteeTotal Spent
International Longshoremens Assn/Hawaii$43,423

Source: Internal Revenue Service by way of the Center for Responsive Politics

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
International Longshoremens Assn$12,573,400
Intl Longshoremen's/Warehousemen's Union$4,519,500

Source: Center for Responsive Politics

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
32-RD-180667Foster Poultry Farms
July 22nd, 2016
12-RD-152062Angelica Textile Services, Inc.
May 12th, 2015
19-RD-129792PlyVeneer Products
June 2nd, 2014
04-RD-127586Allied Barton
April 29th, 2014
14-RD-110215Milano Metals and Recycling
July 30th, 2013
22-RD-100458EVERGREEN SHIPPING AGENCY (AMERICA) CORP
March 14th, 2013
14-RD-082273Milano Metals and Recycling
June 1st, 2012
14-RD-066618Keystone Freight
October 13th, 2011
04-RD-061732Affordable Hospitality Associates, LP d/b/a Hampton Inn, Philadelphia
July 27th, 2011
06-RD-001658Blackburn's Physicians Pharmacy, Incorporated d/b/a Blackburns
November 22nd, 2010

Source: National Labor Relations Board
Case Activity Tracking System

Recent Strikes

Employer/LocationUnionDays on StrikeEmployees on Strike
Interior Finish Contractors Association
5 County Phila. Area & State of Delware,
ILA Local 2732
GENERAL BUILDING CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
5 County Area & State or Delware ,
ILA Local 2733
Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore Inc
Baltimore, MD
ILA Local 31
Southern Ocean Transport Inc
Miami, FL
ILA Local 029
Southern Star Express Inc
Miami, FL
ILA Local 022
Port Everglades Xpress Inc
Miami, FL
ILA Local 023
Southeastern Trailer & Container Repairs Inc
Miami, FL
ILA Local 2239
AMERICAN SUGAR REFINING INC
YONKERS, NY
ILA Local 1200
Metals Recycling LLC
Providence, RI
ILA Local 013
Kaiserman Company
PHILADELPHIA, PA
ILA Local 15