Categorized Spending

Union spending in select categories for 2023.

$$1,608,162

Advocacy

$$303,375

Hotels and Events

$$1,370,466

Lawyers

$$329,581

Merchandise

$$277,946

Public Relations

$$112,812

Restaurant

$$238,574

Restaurants

$$264,982

Travel

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All categorized spending is listed below. You can search for specific line items, or sort by highest to lowest spending. The descriptions for each line item are the union’s, not ours. Spending on hotels, consultants and much more is often not captured by the union’s description. 

Vendor Description Amount
Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld Representational Activities 1233794
Seiu Local 1021 Candidate Pac Political Activities 575967
Seiu Local 1021 Issues Pac Political Activities 575967
Alliance Graphics Representational Activities 167092
Barnes Mosher Whitehurst Lauter, Inc Representational Activities 155208
Autumn Press Representational Activities 153843
Tower Valet Parking Inc. General Overhead 145439
California Workers Justice Coalition Political Activities 143316
Panera Bread Representational Activities 117103
California Workers Justice Coalition Political Activities 97346
Southwest Airlines Representational Activities 70887
Hotels.com Representational Activities 59567
Working Families Organization, Inc. Contributions, Gifts And Grants 50000
Vive! Restaurant Group Inc. Representational Activities 46857
North Beach Deli Aka Downtown Catering Representational Activities 43896
Hilton Oakland Airport Representational Activities 42867
Veritas Media Group Representational Activities 39022
Olson Remcho, Llp Political Activities 36276
Ebase Contributions, Gifts And Grants 30000
Sierra Market, LLC Representational Activities 29437
Safeway Incorporated Representational Activities 29034
Joel Schaffer Representational Activities 26500
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Representational Activities 25675
Sunrise Banquet Hall & Event Center Union Administration 23421
Katherine L. Waki Representational Activities 21216
Jobs With Justice San Francisco Contributions, Gifts And Grants 20000
United Airline Representational Activities 19468
Barnes Mosher Whitehurst Lauter, Inc Political Activities 18500
Best Western Plus Bayside Oakland Representational Activities 17836
Colondres, Monica Representational Activities 17150
Bei Hotel San Francisco Representational Activities 16116
Hyatt Place Vacaville Union Administration 15768
Executive Inn & Suites Representational Activities 15546
Robert D Steinberg Representational Activities 14185
Mediterranean Aroma Representational Activities 14137
North Beach Pizza (berkeley) Representational Activities 13908
Katherine J Thomson Representational Activities 13781
Stephen L. Hayford Representational Activities 13750
Brooks, Durryle Representational Activities 13739
Harrahs Hotel Las Vegas Representational Activities 13608
Resonance Consulting Representational Activities 13151
Event Magic, Inc. Representational Activities 11154
Ihealth Labs Ca General Overhead 10645
Ca Alliance Of Retired Americans Contributions, Gifts And Grants 10500
El Metate Con Sabor A Mexico LLC Representational Activities 10367
Southwest Airlines Political Activities 10252
Chinese Progressive Association Contributions, Gifts And Grants 10000
North Bay Jobs With Justice/living Wage Coalition Contributions, Gifts And Grants 10000
Mathew Goldberg Representational Activities 9100
Sheraton Grand Los Angeles Political Activities 8840
Alliance Graphics Political Activities 8646
Action Network Representational Activities 8624
Donna Reid Court Reporting Representational Activities 8490
Courtyard By Marriott (stockton) Union Administration 8153
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Representational Activities 8131
Napa & Solano Co. Clc Political Activities 8000
Facebook General Overhead 7990
Progress Foundation Representational Activities 7973
Robert J Hudek Representational Activities 7765
Cheryl Stevens Representational Activities 7500
Cafe 22 (laronda Smith) Representational Activities 7500
Roam Artisan Burgers Representational Activities 7484
Ezcaterbest Coast Representational Activities 7153
Hootsuite Inc. General Overhead 7094
Hotels.com Political Activities 7046
San Francisco Transport Specialist Inc Representational Activities 6948
Multilingual Solutions, Inc. Representational Activities 6853
3-downtown Bars Representational Activities 6809
Juanitas Mexican Restaurant Representational Activities 6804
Fairfield Employees Association General Overhead 6717
Bauers Intelligent Transportation, Inc Representational Activities 6481
Doubletree Hotels Los Angeles Downtown Representational Activities 6252
P&b Smashburgers Representational Activities 6100
Sacramento Valley Organizing Community Contributions, Gifts And Grants 6000
Hyatt Regency Miami Representational Activities 5941
C&m Bistro Representational Activities 5821
Jack London,llc Dba Everett & Jones Bbq Representational Activities 5785
American Air Representational Activities 5507
Healthy California Now Contributions, Gifts And Grants 5100
San Francisco Living Wage Coalition Contributions, Gifts And Grants 5000
Center For Empowered Politics Contributions, Gifts And Grants 5000
Andrea Dooley Representational Activities 5000
Berkeley People’S Alliance Contributions, Gifts And Grants 5000

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