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Masters Mates & Pilots

Basic Information

Quick Facts

Address

MASTERS MATES & PILOTS
700 MARITIME BLVD SUITE B
LINTHICUM, MD 210901953

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 $16,911,521
Total Liabilities $1,828,863
Total Income $13,157,407
Total Spent $13,007,425

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $510,373 (+41.6%)
Accounts Receivable $1,320,260 (+15.3%)
Investments $6,822,758 (-2.0%)
Fixed Assets $8,078,693 (-2.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $179,437 (-13.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $250,000
Accounts Payable $412,049
Other Liabilities $1,166,814
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $5,805,632
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $1,636,808
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $1,163
Dividends $298,471
Rents $1,089,061
Fees and Fines $328,117
Loans Obtained $730,000
Other Receipts $3,268,155
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $13,951

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 $2,545,216 (19.57%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $346,840 (2.67%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $189,416 (1.46%)
General Overhead $2,638,511 (20.28%)
Union Administration $2,646,589 (20.35%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $1,140,133 (8.77%)
To Union Employees $2,642,800 (20.32%)
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
20026,467
20036,604
20046,542
20056,503
20066,419
20076,290
20086,201
20096,089
20105,807
20115,724
20125,727
20135,663
20145,674
20157,476

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
STEVEN WERSESECRETARY TREASURER$257,392
DONALD MARCUSPRESIDENT$246,404
DAVID BOATNERVICE PRESIDENT$208,724
CLYDE MURRAYVICE PRESIDENT$185,090
KLAUS LUHTACHIEF OF STAFF$183,245
DONALD FARTHINGVICE PRESIDENT$182,320
RONALD TUCKERVICE PRESIDENT$174,872
DONALD JOSBERGERVICE PRESIDENT$172,946
GEORGE QUICKVICE PRESIDENT$146,254
FRANK SCOPELLITICOMPTROLLER$143,322

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

Political Action Committees

Political Action CommitteeTotal Contributed
Masters, Mates & Pilots Union$2,680,694
Masters, Mates & Pilots Union$9,300

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
Masters, Mates & Pilots Union$20,000

Source: Center for Responsive Politics

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Pensions

Pensions Linked to the Union

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
Atlantic And Gulf Region Pension Fund
Board Of Trustees Of Atlantic And Gulf Region Pension Fund
412111.3
Masters, Mates & Pilots Pension Plan
Board Of Trustees Of Masters, Mates & Pilots Pension Plan
3,18494.3
Masters, Mates & Pilots Pension Plan
Board Of Trustees Of Masters, Mates & Pilots Pension Plan
3,18494.3

Source: Internal Revenue Service.

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
18-RD-139342Marketing Motivational and Promotional Resources, Inc.
October 23rd, 2014

Source: National Labor Relations Board
Case Activity Tracking System

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
8(a)(3) Discharge (Including Layoff and Refusal to Hire (not salting))2
8(a)(5) Refusal to Bargain/Bad Faith Bargaining (incl'g surface bargaining/direct dealing)1
8(a)(5) Refusal to Recognize1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System

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