Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS)
U.S. Department of Labor
Employment Standards Administration
Office of Labor-Management Standards
Cleveland District Office
1240 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44199
(216) 357-5455 Fax: (216) 357-5425
January 11, 2008
Ms. Pamela Schenkenberger, Treasurer
State, County and Municipal Employees
185 Russell Avenue
Barberton, OH 44203-4601
LM File Number 513-954
Dear Ms. Schenkenberger:
This office has recently completed an audit of State, County & Municipal Employees Local 2317 under the Compliance Audit Program (CAP) to determine your organization's compliance with the provisions of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA). As discussed during the exit interview with yourself and Roberta Cox on November 16,2007, the following problems were disclosed during the CAP. The matters listed below are not an exhaustive list of all possible problem areas since the audit conducted was limited in scope.
The CAP disclosed a violation of LMRDA Section 201(b), which requires labor organizations to file annual financial reports accurately disclosing their financial condition and operations. The Labor Organization Annual Report (Form LM-3) filed by Local 2317 for fiscal year ending December 31,2006, was deficient in that there were multiple reporting errors and the cash reconciliation was off by $50. Local 2317 has filed an amended report for fiscal year ending December 31,2006 and no further action is required at this time.
I want to extend my personal appreciation to State, County & Municipal Employees Local 2317 for the cooperation and courtesy extended during this compliance audit. I strongly recommend that you make sure this letter and the compliance assistance materials provided to you are passed on to future officers. If we can provide any additional assistance, please do not hesitate to call.
cc: Roberta Cox, President