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National Education Association

Basic Information

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Address

NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
1201 16TH ST N W STE 421
WASHINGTON, DC 20036

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
National Education Association State Association Pennsylvania  /  Harrisburg, PA179,035
National Education Association State Association Illinois Education Association  /  Springfield, IL134,123
National Education Association State Association Michigan Education Association  /  East Lansing, MI131,036
National Education Association State Association Florida Education Asn  /  Tallahassee, FL128,264
National Education Association State Association Ohio Education Association  /  Columbus, OH120,255
National Education Association State Association Education Minnesota  /  St Paul, MN85,888
National Education Association State Association Texas Teachers Association  /  Austin, TX56,284
National Education Association Association New York Educators Association  /  Latham, NY39,327
National Education Association State Association Maine Education Association  /  Augusta, ME23,422
National Education Association State Association Vermont-national Education Asn  /  Montpelier, VT12,978

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 $363,562,300
Total Liabilities $53,802,814
Total Income $388,805,450
Total Spent $362,029,345

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $188,137,089 (+16.6%)
Accounts Receivable $34,425,742 (+0.4%)
Investments $82,773,633 (-5.1%)
Fixed Assets $38,981,103 (-5.1%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $6,744,733 (+126.0%)
Loans Receivable $12,500,000 (-7.4%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $25,315,539
Other Liabilities $28,487,275
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $362,758,952
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $1,100,000
Interest $68,807
Dividends $1,518,793
Rents $82,255
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $23,066,643
Affiliates $210,000
Members $0
Reinvestments $12,230,744
All Others $1,470,452

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 $48,236,412 (13.32%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $40,988,442 (11.32%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $90,375,753 (24.96%)
General Overhead $50,930,336 (14.07%)
Union Administration $56,831,793 (15.70%)
Strike Benefits $36,359 (0.01%)
To Union Officers $3,228,388 (0.89%)
To Union Employees $43,116,869 (11.91%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

Search All Spending

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
20022,668,925
20032,679,396
20042,698,504
20052,731,419
20062,767,696
20073,167,612
20083,215,904
20093,235,135
20103,286,949
20113,167,412
20123,068,237
20133,003,885
20142,963,121
20152,952,972

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
PRINCESS MOSSNEA SECRETARY TREASURER$429,851
LILY ESKELSENPRESIDENT$416,633
JOHN STOCKSEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR$407,264
BECKY PRINGLEVICE PRESIDENT$371,278
$276,714
BILL THOMPSONSENIOR DIRECTOR$271,024
MICHAEL MCPHERSONCHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER$268,821
HT NGUYENSTATE AFFILIATE EXEC DIR$266,170
JAMES TESTERMANSENIOR DIRECTOR$254,367
RAMONA OLIVERSENIOR DIRECTOR$248,069

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
National Education Assn$17,315,463
Ohio Education Assn$5,995,669
NEA Advocacy Fund$4,900,000
Florida Education Assn$2,886,330
New Jersey Education Assn$702,343
Clark County Education Assn$506,497
Maryland State Teachers Assn$335,273
Florida Education Assn$236,973
Hawaii State Teachers Assn$209,657
Utah Education Assn$66,318
Milwaukee Teachers Education Assn$41,836
PCTA-PESPA$39,022
Classroom Teachers Assn/Palm Beach$12,794
The Progress Fund$10,424
San Diego Education Assn$4,533

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
National Education Assn$63,167,230

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
18-RD-186636Graymont Western Lime, Inc.
October 21st, 2016
13-RD-168730Near North Health Service Corporation
January 29th, 2016
13-RD-168493Near North Health Service Corporation
January 27th, 2016
13-RD-162950Near North Health Service Corporation
October 29th, 2015
13-RD-162817Near North Health Service Corporation
October 28th, 2015
16-RD-158555NATIONAL GYPSUM COMPANY
August 24th, 2015
07-RD-124438Allied Waste Services of North America, LLC d/b/a Allied Waste Services of Toledo/Republic Services of Toledo
March 14th, 2014
05-RD-107296Durham School Services
June 17th, 2013
13-RD-103632East-West University
April 24th, 2013
25-RD-102152Neighbors Rehabilitation Center
April 8th, 2013

Source: National Labor Relations Board
Case Activity Tracking System

Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Allegations

Recent Strikes

Employer/LocationUnionDays on StrikeEmployees on Strike
Rutland Southwest Supervisory Union School Districts (4)
Poultney, VT
NEA Local 21477
ROCKFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 205
ROCKFORD, IL
NEA Local 1
HUBER HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOLS
Dayton, OH
NEA Local 410
Mendota Elementary Dist #289
Mendota, IL
NEA Local 86
Mt. Olive school District
Mt. Olivee, IL
NEA Local 100
NEA Member Benefits Corporation
Gaithersburg, MD
NEA Local 65
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
NEA Local 94
Chartwells School Dining
Prospect Park, PA
NEA Local 37
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
NEA Local 373
NEA Health Futures
Washington, DC
NEA Local 6