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Plumbers, Local 159

Basic Information

Local 159

Quick Facts

Address

PLUMBERS
1308 ROMAN WAY
MARTINEZ, CA 94553

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 $2,859,974
Total Liabilities $124,756
Total Income $2,436,993
Total Spent $2,008,884

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $1,996,596 (+27.3%)
Accounts Receivable $233,126 (+6.8%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $630,252 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $0 (0.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $941
Accounts Payable $98,646
Other Liabilities $25,169
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $1,665,324
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $1,354
Dividends $0
Rents $82,052
Fees and Fines $25,394
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $317,144
Affiliates $345,725
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $16,222

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

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 $352,197 (17.53%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $43,925 (2.19%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $22,391 (1.11%)
General Overhead $345,784 (17.21%)
Union Administration $99,209 (4.94%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $176,066 (8.76%)
To Union Employees $90,972 (4.53%)
Education $0 (0.00%)
Fees $0 (0.00%)

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Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

Membership

Membership Trend

YearMembers
2002613
2003613
2004600
2005617
2006755
2007708
2008604
2009594
2010558
2011534
2012541
2013515
2014511
2015557
2016555
2017573
2018609
2019547

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
THOMAS LAWSONBUS. MGR / TRUSTEE$153,085
NICK GOODWINSEC TREAS/ASST BUS MGR$109,750
KERRY SPYROWBOOKKEEPER$90,804
KARLA RUIZCLERK$50,543
ROBERT SEWELLTRUSTEE$41,409
DANE WILLIAMSRECORDING SECRETARY$2,523
$1,911
JOHN RADOSEVICHEXECUTIVE BOARD$1,372
WAYNE ELLISPRES/NEG COMM/BLD FD COMM$914
PAUL KINGNEG COMMITTEE / VICE-PRES$737

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

Year Covered: 2019  •  Last Updated: April 8th, 2021