It has long been understood that labor union leaders are out to protect the interests of their members.
Or are they in it for themselves? We let you decide by reviewing the unions listed below.
All financial content contained on this site is extracted from legally required disclosures to the U.S. Department of Labor that unions must make each year and are public record, as well as publicly available tax returns and other public records.
To provide the public with factual data supplied by union leaders about their salaries
To educate the public and policy makers
To illustrate the connection between union bosses' salaries and union members' dues
To make public criminal cases of theft of union members' dues by union officials, according to the U.S. Department of Labor
More than 32 million reasons why we investigate these unions
After many tips and pleas to continue our research, Union Salaries Expo$ed has expanded our investigation into the salaries of construction union bosses, which include the following 28 trade unions whose combined salaries reach an astonishing $32,756,359!
Check out the table below to see if your union is listed. Click on any union to access their financial reports.
Taken together, the total salaries for employees of the above listed unions is close to $33 million, according to the most recent reports filed with the federal government.
Many of these unions bosses take home well above $100,000 and receive generous perks as well. They are the typical "1 Percenters." They are taking home lavish salaries and perks, all while their members continue to suffer during the depressed economy.
For an interesting news story about the union bosses' salaries and perks, click here