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Teamsters, Joint Council 53

Basic Information

Local 53

Quick Facts

Address

TEAMSTERS
3460 NORTH DELAWARE AVE.
PHILADELPHIA, PA 191346311

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 $446,559
Total Liabilities $0
Total Income $448,951
Total Spent $454,066

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $445,429 (-1.1%)
Accounts Receivable $0 (0.0%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $1,130 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $0
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $0
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $0
Per Person Tax $393,240
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $2,209
Dividends $0
Rents $0
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $53,502
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $1,274

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 $66,779 (14.71%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $1,478 (0.33%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $13,412 (2.95%)
General Overhead $111,310 (24.51%)
Union Administration $165,043 (36.35%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $80,754 (17.78%)
To Union Employees $75,624 (16.65%)
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
200255,568
200363,641
200460,726
200559,458
200660,969
200756,758
200858,155
200955,242
201051,377
201159,159
201254,435
201349,442
201448,201
201552,306

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
CHRISTOPHER BUSCHMEIERORGANIZER$53,479
LINDA RAOBOOKKEEPER$40,500
WILLIAM HAMILTONPRESIDENT$29,556
JOHN LAIGAIESECRETARY TREASURER$19,215
JOCK ROWETRUSTEE$13,215
HOWARD WELLSVICE PRESIDENT$13,215
DANIEL GRACERECORDING SECRETARY$13,215
PATRICK CONNORSTRUSTEE$13,215
ROBERT BRYAN JR.TRUSTEE$13,215
$3,825

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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