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Seafarers

Basic Information

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SEAFARERS
5201 AUTH WAY
CAMP SPRINGS, MD 20746

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Seafarers District Atlantic Gulf Lakes & Inland Waters  /  Camp Springs, MD8,600
Seafarers Local Entertainment & Allied Trades Union  /  Camp Springs, MD3,229
Seafarers Local 1Industrial, Prof & Tech Workers  /  Downey, CA1,463
Seafarers Local Industrial Prof & Technical Wkrs  /  Downey, CA1,224
Seafarers Local Sailors' Union Of The Pacific  /  San Francisco, CA1,176
Seafarers Local Marine Firemen's Union  /  San Francisco, CA609
Seafarers Local 2Industrial, Prof & Tech Workers  /  Downey, CA595
Seafarers Local Puerto Rico Caribbean & Latin Amer  /  San Juan, PR562
Seafarers Local 1Sugar Workers Union  /  Crockett, CA270
Seafarers Local Seafarers Maritime Union  /  Camp Springs, MD5

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 $898,898
Total Liabilities $1,042,990
Total Income $1,234,551
Total Spent $1,431,999

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $815,126 (-19.5%)
Accounts Receivable $138,061 (+9.7%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $890 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets -$55,179 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $985,000
Accounts Payable $38,209
Other Liabilities $19,781
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $0
Per Person Tax $860,671
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $460
Dividends $10
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $192,566
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $180,844
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $5,849

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 $53,963 (3.77%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $35,975 (2.51%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $0 (0.00%)
General Overhead $223,157 (15.58%)
Union Administration $71,950 (5.02%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $92,482 (6.46%)
To Union Employees $28,469 (1.99%)
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
200231,205
200333,995
200435,948
200535,498
200637,273
200736,580
200834,969
200932,823
201031,731
201132,674
201231,632
201329,690
201429,521
201529,350

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
MICHAEL SACCOPRESIDENT$101,923
DAVID HEINDELSECRETARY/TREASURER$52,380
LESLIE TARANTOLACOUNSEL$25,572
MATTHEW BOWMANDRIVER$10,741
GUNNAR LUNDEBERGVICE PRESIDENT$0
GEORGE TRICKERVICE PRESIDENT$0
TOM ORZECHOWSKI JRVICE PRESIDENT$0
DONNA WALSHVICE PRESIDENT$0
DEAN CORGEYVICE PRESIDENT$0
AUGUSTIN TELLEZVICE PRESIDENT$0

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
Seafarers International Union$9,050,604
Sailors Union of the Pacific$233,300

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
Seafarers International Union$8,170,000
Seafarers Intl Union/Atlantic District$390,000
Seafarers Mobilization Action Rsrch Team$160,000

Source: Center for Responsive Politics

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

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(b)(1)(A) Coercion, incl'g Statements and Violence2
8(a)(1) Coercive Actions (Surveillance, etc)1
8(a)(5) Refusal to Bargain/Bad Faith Bargaining (incl'g surface bargaining/direct dealing)1
8(a)(5) Repudiation/Modification of Contract[Sec 8(d)/Unilateral Changes]1
8(b)(1)(A) Discipline (including charges/fines)/Harassment1
8(b)(1)(A) Union Dues and/or Membership Related (including excessive fees)1
8(b)(2) Union Security Related Actions1
8(b)(3) Refusal to Bargain/Bad Faith or Surface Bargaining1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System

Recent Strikes

Employer/LocationUnionDays on StrikeEmployees on Strike
American Steamship Company
Williamsville, NY
SIUNA Local 109
OSG Ship Management Inc.
Undetermined, FL
SIUNA Local 60
Brusco Tug and Barge Inc
undetermined, CA
SIUNA Local 4
Luedtke Engineering Company
undetermined, MI
SIUNA Local 30
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock
Oak Brook, IL
SIUNA Local 48
Arnold Transit Company
Mackinac Island, MI
SIUNA Local 6
Port City Marine Services
undetermined, MI
SIUNA Local 34
American Steamship Company
Williamville , NY
SIUNA Local 240
Crescent Towing of Mobile
undetermined, AL
SIUNA Local 21
Juanitas Foods
Wilmington, CA
SIUNA Local 80