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Plumbers, Local 421

Basic Information

Local 421

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Address

PLUMBERS
2556 OSCAR JOHNSON DRIVE
N. CHARLESTON, SC 29405

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 $3,521,382
Total Liabilities $953,084
Total Income $3,739,280
Total Spent $3,194,546

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $1,356,447 (+67.1%)
Accounts Receivable $5,981 (-83.9%)
Investments $1,104,816 (+48.0%)
Fixed Assets $1,042,138 (+48.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $12,000 (-15.5%)
Loans Receivable $0 (-100.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $937,145
Accounts Payable $0
Other Liabilities $15,939
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $2,935,654
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $527
Loan Repayment $50
Interest $586
Dividends $0
Rents $12,000
Fees and Fines $0
Loans Obtained $0
Other Receipts $790,463
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $14,256

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 $197,911 (6.20%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $33,542 (1.05%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $1,543 (0.05%)
General Overhead $1,288,014 (40.32%)
Union Administration $267,563 (8.38%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $158,461 (4.96%)
To Union Employees $1,021,769 (31.98%)
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
20021,740
20031,613
20041,370
20051,272
20061,371
20071,362
20081,356
20091,375
20101,328
20111,514
20121,294
20131,173
20141,206
20151,274
20161,122
20171,262
20181,151
20191,151

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
PERRY HOWARDBUSINESS MANAGER$158,461
ROBERT HUGES BUSINESS AGENT$111,806
JOE ELLISORGANIZER$101,822
LARRY BATSONBUSINESS AGENT$99,208
EVELIO MARTINEZDIRECTOR OF TRAINING$99,187
HUBERT PLATTINSTRUCTOR$89,752
DAVID PORTERINSTRUCTOR$89,752
TRESSY MCNAMARAOFFICE MANAGER$70,851
LUTHER BUSHDISPATCHER$57,408
DAVID LEONARDIDISPATCHER$44,043

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

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