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Plumbers, Local 12

Basic Information

Local 12

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Address

PLUMBERS
1240 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
BOSTON, MA 2125

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 $9,313,024
Total Liabilities $320,496
Total Income $7,459,738
Total Spent $6,957,499

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $5,663,097 (+9.7%)
Accounts Receivable $61,018 (+9.4%)
Investments $109,208 (+10.4%)
Fixed Assets $3,411,525 (+10.4%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $68,176 (+3.3%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $171,643
Accounts Payable $143,196
Other Liabilities $5,657
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $3,780,373
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $135,202
Supplies $34,784
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $25,830
Dividends $3,320
Rents $161,432
Fees and Fines $2,831,928
Loans Obtained $228,635
Other Receipts $258,234
Affiliates $0
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $77,608

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 $1,137,479 (16.35%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $202,637 (2.91%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $210,291 (3.02%)
General Overhead $763,081 (10.97%)
Union Administration $937,513 (13.47%)
Strike Benefits $0 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $673,685 (9.68%)
To Union Employees $418,588 (6.02%)
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
20021,721
20031,747
20041,724
20051,694
20061,774
20071,415
20081,524
20091,475
20101,568
20111,507
20121,571
20131,570
20141,679
20151,776
20161,834
20172,020
20182,200
20192,295

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
HARRY BRETTBUSINESS MANAGER$207,535
TIMOTHY FANDELACTING BUS. MNGER/AGENT$191,224
JAMES VAUGHANBUSINESS AGENT$190,621
BARRY KEADYBUSINESS AGENT$190,453
DAVID BARBATIORGANIZER$167,558
FRANK AMATOORGANIZER$166,589
COURTNEY PEREIRAACCOUNTING$75,906
ANDREW MACWALTERACCOUNTING$50,817
CARLOS CARTAGENAACCOUNTING$37,932
$34,572

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

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 Instances
criminal charges1
Guilty Pleas1
Officials Sentenced1

Some incidents may be accounted for in multiple categories.

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: April 8th, 2021

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.

Source: Office of Labor-Management Standards

Last Updated: November 15th, 2016

Recent Contract Negotiations

Map of recent contract negotiations
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