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United Mine Workers

Basic Information

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Address

UNITED MINE WORKERS
18354 QUANTICO GATEWAY DR
TRIANGLE, VA 22172

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
United Mine Workers District 17Charleston, WV20,193
United Mine Workers District 12Springfield, IL14,547
United Mine Workers District 20Birmingham, AL11,528
United Mine Workers District 31Fairmont, WV9,100
United Mine Workers District 6Shadyside, OH5,326
United Mine Workers District 22Price, UT3,715
United Mine Workers Local 717Ilion, NY1,082
United Mine Workers Local 1713Herndon, WV958
United Mine Workers Local 1638Moundsville, WV900
United Mine Workers Local 1702Westover, WV880

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 $167,574,125
Total Liabilities $368,428
Total Income $85,105,367
Total Spent $87,953,584

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $4,904,525 (-36.7%)
Accounts Receivable $3,568 (+167.1%)
Investments $160,359,310 (-4.6%)
Fixed Assets $1,216,065 (-4.6%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $90,657 (-6.5%)
Loans Receivable $1,000,000 (+408.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $368,428
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $12,036,792
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $42,509,955
Supplies $3,448
Loan Repayment $150,000
Interest $5,604,992
Dividends $566,472
Rents $193,625
Fees and Fines $6,325,957
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $256,693
Affiliates $17,453,199
Members $4,234
Reinvestments $0
All Others $42,274

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 $12,072,110 (13.73%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $1,290,734 (1.47%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $336,370 (0.38%)
General Overhead $4,451,621 (5.06%)
Union Administration $4,862,103 (5.53%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $1,342,382 (1.53%)
To Union Employees $6,286,523 (7.15%)
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
2002100,570
2003101,745
2004100,609
200590,075
200686,101
200780,060
200877,824
200977,810
201076,434
201179,835
201274,577
201373,160
201473,937
201571,341

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
$837,319
CECIL ROBERTSINT'L PRESIDENT$211,923
DANIEL KANEINT'L SEC-TREASURER$200,838
GRANT CRANDALLGENERAL COUNSEL$178,667
JAMES GIBBSAT LARGE INTERNATIONAL VP$153,928
ROBERT SCARAMOZZINOADMINISTRATOR$149,776
DAVID KAMERASCOMM COORDINATOR$146,290
RON AIRHARTEXECUTIVE ASSIS TO S-T$146,223
MICHAEL DALPIAZINTERNATIONAL DISTRICT VP$144,299
DENNIS O'DELLDIR., HEALTH & SAFETY$143,877

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Political Spending

Federal Election Donations, by Party

State-level Political Operations, by Party

Source: National Institute on Money in State Politics by way of Transparency Data.

Last Updated: December 12th, 2013

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
United Mine Workers$11,240,688

Source: Center for Responsive Politics

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Crime, Corruption & Racketeering

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) conducts investigations to determine if violations of the Labor-Management Relations and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) provisions have occurred.

Investigations are initiated based on various sources such as complaints from union members; information developed by OLMS as a result of reviewing reports filed; information developed during an OLMS audit of a union’s books and records; and information obtained from other government agencies. Investigations may involve civil matters (such as an election of union officers) or criminal matters (such as embezzlement of union funds).

Corruption and Embezzlement Charges

Type of Criminal ActivityNumber of Incidents
criminal charges6
embezzlement charges9
Guilty Pleas6
Indictments5
Officials Sentenced4

Some incidents may be accounted for in multiple categories.

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Financial Audits

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) has responsibility under the Labor-Management Relations and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) to conduct audits to determine if unions are complying with the law.

OLMS uses a streamlined audit approach called the Compliance Audit Program (CAP) to audit local unions which utilizes specialized records review and investigative techniques to verify LMRDA compliance.

LocalDateView Audit
UMW Local 1857June 9, 2016Full Audit Text
UMW Local 6410June 9, 2016Full Audit Text
UMW Local 7690March 15, 2010Full Audit Text
UMW Local 12February 2, 2010Full Audit Text
UMW Local 1613May 5, 2009Full Audit Text
UMW Local 762February 5, 2009Full Audit Text
UMW Local 1971December 19, 2008Full Audit Text
UMW Local 1188November 19, 2008Full Audit Text
UMW Local 5958September 24, 2008Full Audit Text
UMW Local 1058September 17, 2008Full Audit Text
UMW Local 1503August 7, 2007Full Audit Text
UMW Local 1713August 7, 2007Full Audit Text
UMW Local 2286September 25, 2006Full Audit Text
UMW Local 1810September 5, 2006Full Audit Text
UMW Local 1702January 18, 2005Full Audit Text

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Pensions

Pensions Linked to the Union

Pension Name/SponsorMembersFunding Percentage
International Union, United Mine Workers Of America Pension Plan
United Mine Workers Of America
64995.0
International Union, United Mine Workers Of America Pension Plan
United Mine Workers Of America
64995.0
United Mine Workers Of America 1974 Pension Trust Employees' Pension Plan
United Mine Workers Of America 1974 Pension Trust
534

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
10-RD-174126L'hoist North America of Tennessee, Inc.
April 15th, 2016
14-RD-137198Big Ridge Inc.
September 22nd, 2014
09-RD-131302UTILITY PIPELINE, LTD
June 23rd, 2014
06-RD-129191GGNSC Morgantown LLC d/b/a Golden Living Center- Morgantown
May 22nd, 2014
10-RD-121979THE QUARTZ CORP. USA
February 4th, 2014
10-RD-114093Taft Coal Sales & Associates
September 25th, 2013
09-RD-088036JUSTICE HIGHWALL MINING, INC
August 27th, 2012
09-RD-076521JUSTICE HIGHWALL MINING, INC
March 13th, 2012
14-RD-001954LaFarge North America
April 21st, 2011
11-RD-000731American HealthCare, LLC, d/b/a Heritage Hall-Big Stone Gap
March 4th, 2011

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)(1) Coercive Actions (Surveillance, etc)125
8(a)(1) Coercive Statements (Threats, Promises of Benefits, etc.)104
8(a)(3) Changes in Terms and Conditions of Employment93
8(b)(1)(A) Duty of Fair Representation, incl'g Superseniority, denial of access89
8(a)(5) Refusal to Bargain/Bad Faith Bargaining (incl'g surface bargaining/direct dealing)88
8(a)(5) Repudiation/Modification of Contract[Sec 8(d)/Unilateral Changes]81
8(a)(5) Refusal to Furnish Information72
8(a)(3) Discharge (Including Layoff and Refusal to Hire (not salting))69
8(a)(5) Repudiation/Modification of Contract [Sec 8(d)/Unilateral Changes]63
8(a)(3) Discipline35
8(a)(1) Interrogation (including Polling)30
8(a)(4) Changes in Terms and Conditions of Employment24
8(a)(1) Coercive Rules19
8(a)(1) Weingarten16
8(a)(1) Concerted Activities (Retaliation, Discharge, Discipline)14
8(a)(4) Discharge (including Layoff and Refusal to Hire)11
8(b)(1)(A) Union Dues and/or Membership Related (including excessive fees)9
8(b)(3) Refusal to Bargain/Bad Faith or Surface Bargaining8
8(b)(1)(A) Coercion, incl'g Statements and Violence8
8(a)(5) Refusal to Recognize7

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
International Converter
Caldwell, OH
UMW Local 12065
Wabash Mine Holding Company
Linthicum Heights, MD
UMW Local 244250
Foundation Coal Company
Linthicum Heights, MD
UMW Local 244900
Shane Felter Industries
Uniontown, PA
UMW Local 25
Head Start of Fayette County
Pittsburgh, PA
UMW Local 110
Sandvik Mining and Construction USA
Brier Hill, PA
UMW Local 836
Head Start of Fayette County
Pittsburgh, PA
UMW Local 0
Advanced Disposal Systems
McClellandtown, PA
UMW Local 0
Diversicare Leasing Corp. d/b/a Elliott Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Sandy Hook, KY
UMW Local 56
IMCO Recycling of Ohio Inc
Uhrichsville, OH
UMW Local 110