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Plumbers, Local 537

Basic Information

Local 537

Quick Facts

Address

PLUMBERS
40 ENTERPRISE STREET
DORCHESTER, 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 $15,135,122
Total Liabilities $675,804
Total Income $6,643,829
Total Spent $5,541,717

Total Assets Trend

Assets (Change from previous report)

Cash $13,928,766 (+8.6%)
Accounts Receivable $412,329 (+11.7%)
Investments $0 (0.0%)
Fixed Assets $774,902 (0.0%)
Treasury Securities $0 (0.0%)
Other Assets $19,125 (-1.0%)
Loans Receivable $0 (0.0%)

Liabilities

Loans Payable $153,142
Accounts Payable $305,586
Other Liabilities $217,076
Mortgages $0

Income

Dues $4,923,727
Per Person Tax $0
Investments $0
Supplies $0
Loan Repayment $0
Interest $202,310
Dividends $0
Rents $7,250
Fees and Fines $991,726
Loans Obtained $62,361
Other Receipts $234,348
Affiliates $222,107
Members $0
Reinvestments $0
All Others $16,561

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 $987,978 (17.83%)
Political Activities and Lobbying $308,866 (5.57%)
Contributions, Gifts, and Grants $151,895 (2.74%)
General Overhead $779,966 (14.07%)
Union Administration $312,149 (5.63%)
Strike Benefits $150 (0.00%)
To Union Officers $821,382 (14.82%)
To Union Employees $169,437 (3.06%)
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
20022,250
20032,250
20042,387
20052,414
20062,624
20072,634
20082,670
20092,613
20102,512
20112,506
20122,514
20132,577
20142,641
20152,820
20162,781
20172,847
20182,943
20193,003

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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

Leaders & Salaries

Top Ten Highest Paid Leaders

NameTitleTotal Compensation
BRIAN KELLYBUSINESS MGR/FIN SEC TREA$189,749
THOMAS KERRASSISTANT BUSINESS MGR$180,580
JAMES O'BRIENBUSINESS AGENT$169,214
TIM GILLIGANBUSINESS AGENT$166,344
PAUL CAMPBELLBUSINESS AGENT$162,300
SARAH CIEPLINSKIADMINISTRATIVE$87,676
BILLY YOUNGORGANIZER$86,138
CHRISTOPHER BRENNANORGANIZER$83,128
KIM MAGILLOFFICE MANAGER$81,442
SHEILA STURDEVANTADMINISTRATIVE$57,596

Source: Office of Labor Management Standards

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