Categorized Spending

Union spending in select categories for 2023.




Hotels and Events






Public Relations







Search Union Spending

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
Seiu Local 73 B-pac Political Activities 50000
Forest Printing General Overhead 28621
Meltwater News Us, Inc. Representational Activities 24100
Southwest General Overhead 22342
Clauss Adr, Inc. Representational Activities 21175
Delta Air General Overhead 20417
Hilton General Overhead 17087
Dowd, Bloch, Bennett, Cervone, Auerbach & Yokich Representational Activities 16608
Gama Rosebud Cafe General Overhead 14247
Forest Printing Representational Activities 14097
United Working Families Contributions, Gifts And Grants 10000
Chateau Banquets General Overhead 9798
Rosebud Caf Chicago General Overhead 9138
Hotel Chicago West Loop General Overhead 8777
Expedia General Overhead 8370
Avis Rent -a- Car General Overhead 7824
Hotel Indigo General Overhead 6739
Jimmy Johns Representational Activities 6631
Jacalyn J. Zimmerman Representational Activities 6525
James Q. Brennwald Representational Activities 6300
M&c Hotel Intrest General Overhead 6004
Hotmix5 Dj’S Inc. Political Activities 6000
United General Overhead 5987
Double Tree General Overhead 5758
Cary Morgen Labor Arbitration & Mediation Services Representational Activities 5657
Edwin H. Benn Representational Activities 5317
The Ven At Embassy Row General Overhead 5178
Avis Rent -a- Car Representational Activities 5131
Seiu International Latino Caucus Contributions, Gifts And Grants 5000
Arise Chicago Contributions, Gifts And Grants 5000
Chicago Alliance Against Racist & Political Contributions, Gifts And Grants 5000

Poor Leadership

SEIU leadership has been accused of tolerating harassment and even retaliating against employees who speak out. Crime, corruption, and infighting have also plagued the top ranks of leadership at the SEIU.

Learn More

Mistreating Employees

The SEIU has been accused of treating its own employees worse than the corporations the union seeks to unionize. The SEIU’s employees have even made claims that the union employs union busting tactics.

Learn More

Failing Its Membership

The SEIU has been accused of doing little for its members, ignoring their needs for strike pay while milking them for dues and focusing very little on improving its members quality of life.

Learn More


The SEIU has been involved in a number of controversies. These include incidents of harassment and violence, as well as assaults on rival unions, such as its hostile takeover of united healthcare.

Learn More

Get involved or donate today to expose the SEIU’s history of intimidation, crime and corruption.