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Transportation Communication Union

Basic Information

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TRANSPORTATION COMMUNICATION UNION
3 RESEARCH PLACE
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 1908Orlando, FL2,776
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 5101Union Pacific Consolidated Lodge  /  Elkhart, TX2,480
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 829Lynwood, IL1,000
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 6011Burbank, IL979
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 593Minneapolis, MN589
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 6114Harmony  /  North Little Rock, AR576
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 2511Riverside, CA571
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 781Shorewood, IL560
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 6452San Jacinto  /  Spring, TX557
Transportation Communication Union Lodge 6760Fort Wayne  /  St. Joe, IN519

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 $31,970,990
Total Liabilities $15,269,055
Total Income $53,704,459
Total Spent $51,283,952

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $8,671,643 (+38.7%)
Accounts Receivable $1,825,251 (+17.4%)
Investments $19,464,235 (+2.6%)
Fixed Assets $1,262,642 (+2.6%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $729,600 (-38.0%)
Loans Receivable $17,619 (-57.1%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $1,558,840
Other Liabilities $13,710,215
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $0
Per Person Tax $32,239,813
Investments $10,000
Supplies $68,288
Loan Repayment $23,492
Interest $2,027
Dividends $473
Rents $223,042
Fees and Fines $271,084
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $13,339,561
Affiliates $7,526,679
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $295,731

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 $7,622,190 (14.86%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $374,085 (0.73%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $124,758 (0.24%)
General Overhead $9,428,058 (18.38%)
Union Administration $1,316,248 (2.57%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $1,965,391 (3.83%)
To Union Employees $7,807,720 (15.22%)
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
2002101,228
200364,166
200461,578
200557,994
200656,847
200756,245
200853,964
200952,131
201048,723
201147,626
201247,562
201346,196
201447,013
201547,224

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
ROBERT SCARDELLETTINATIONAL PRESIDENT$478,069
RUSSELL OATHOUTNATIONAL SECRETARY-TREASU$350,276
JOEL PARKERSPECIAL ASST TO NP/NATION$343,103
RICHARD JOHNSONNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT/G$333,339
ARTHUR MARATEANATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT$302,418
STANLEY BOYDNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT$299,110
CARL TINGLEASSISTANT GENERAL PRESIDE$288,673
THOMAS TRUHLERNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT$280,195
DONALD GRISSOMGENERAL VICE PRESIDENT-CA$272,415
RONALD KLOOSNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT$262,375

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2015  •  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(a)(1) Concerted Activities (Retaliation, Discharge, Discipline)2
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(b)(1)(A) Coercion, incl'g Statements and Violence1

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

Source: National Labor Relations Board; Case Activity Tracking System