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Weather Service Employees

Basic Information

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Address

WEATHER SERVICE EMPLOYEES
601 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW
WASHINGTON, DC 200042602

Locals and Other Affiliated Organizations

UnionUnit Name/LocationMembers
Weather Service Employees Branch Colby, KS7
Weather Service Employees Branch 1North Little Rock, AR0
Weather Service Employees Branch 35Buffalo, NY0
Weather Service Employees Branch 12Huntsville, AL0
Weather Service Employees Branch 3Spokane, WA0
Weather Service Employees Branch 15Slidell, LA0
Weather Service Employees Branch 27San Angelo, TX0
Weather Service Employees Branch 69Negaunee, MI0
Weather Service Employees Branch 7Lake Charles, LA0
Weather Service Employees Branch 31Albuquerque, NM0

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 $591,713
Total Liabilities $27,634
Total Income $827,109
Total Spent $743,733

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $584,734 (+16.6%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (-100.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $3,002 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $3,977 (+3.8%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $24,792
Other Liabilities $2,842
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $807,145
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $0
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $19,964
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $0

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 $327,632 (44.05%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $123,635 (16.62%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $0 (0.00%)
General Overhead $179,130 (24.09%)
Union Administration $95,698 (12.87%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $98,863 (13.29%)
To Union Employees $85,558 (11.50%)
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
20021,120
20031,300
20041,300
20051,300
20061,300
20071,250
20081,200
20091,300
20101,276
20111,300
20121,450
20131,475
20141,478
20151,464

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
MARY LUCIANIMEDIA RELATIONS DIRECTOR$73,858
DANIEL SOBIENPRESIDENT$25,042
WILLIAM HOPKINSVICE PRESIDENT$18,744
DAVID SOLANOSECRETARY TREASURER$12,520
JOHN WERNERCHAIR$9,173
CHRISTY FOXMEMBERSHIP SERVICES DIREC$6,500
EMILY ROYBOOKKEEPER$5,200
HUGH SHARKEYCHAIR$4,173
JAMES MCDONALDCHAIR$4,173
JAMES SIEVEKINGCHAIR$4,173

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
National Weather Service Employees Org$225,775

Lobbying

Federal Lobbying

Lobbying Expenditures Trend

Lobbying Groups

ClientTotal Spent Lobbying
National Weather Service Employees Org$1,385,000

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

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
National Weather Service
Nationwide, MD
NWSEO Local 3500

Recent Contract Negotiations

IndustryContracts
Federal Government1