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Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS)

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The Office of Labor-Management Standards ensures union democracy, transparency, and financial integrity.

Form LM-4 Download Page (Adobe Reader Version)

To download a copy of the Adobe Reader version of the LM-4 software from this page, please go through the following steps in order.

Please DO NOT download Adobe Reader version 9 to complete form LM-4

Step One — Download Adobe Reader version 7 or version 8.

Step Two — Download the form.

If you have difficulty navigating the software, or have questions about its functions and features, please call the Department's National Call Center for toll free assistance at: 1-866-487-2365. Or you can call the OLMS HelpDesk directly at (202) 693-0423 (not a toll free number). You may also send such questions by email to

Hardware and Software Requirements for Use

Step 1: To download a free copy of Adobe Reader version 7 version 8 click

First, select the appropriate operating system and version you are using on your computer and click continue.

Then check Adobe Reader version 7 or version 8 and click download.

Step 2: Download the Form LM-4 PDF form to your computer and follow the instructions.

Filers will need the following minimum PC hardware requirements:

  • Intel® Pentium III series processor (or equivalent)
  • 64MB RAM
  • 60MB of available hard-disk space

The following operating systems will support the Form LM-4 software:

  • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
  • Windows Millennium Edition
  • Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 6
  • Windows 2000 with Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows XP Home

Note: For optimum performance, OLMS recommends using an Intel Pentium IV (or equivalent) processor running at a minimum speed of 2.4 GHZ with 1 GB of memory.

You will need one of the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - version 5.5 or higher
  • Netscape Navigator - version 4.7 or higher
  • Mozilla - version 1.3 or higher

In addition, to complete Form LM-4, you will need Adobe Reader version 7 or version 8.

After you have completed the form you have two options for submitting the report:

You can print it and have the officers sign it manually and mail it to OLMS at:

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment Standards Administration
Office of Labor-Management Standards
200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room N-1519
Washington, DC 20210

You can electronically sign and submit the form. In order to complete this option you must have purchased an electronic digital signature. This digital signature enables you to electronically sign your report so that you can submit it to OLMS. More information about digital signatures is available on the OLMS Digital Signature Page.

You can purchase an ACES (Access Certificates for Electronic Services) digital certificate through IdenTrust at: The charge for a digital signature certificate is $70 for an individual certificate or $119 for a business certificate. Individuals required to sign Form LM-4 may use either type of certificate. If you have any questions or problems with the purchasing procedure, you can contact IdenTrust's Help Desk directly at 1-888-339-8904.

If you currently have an AT&T ACES digital signature (government), you may use that signature to sign this form.

Once you have applied digital signatures to your completed report, electronically submit it to OLMS through the Upload Form page. When you click the “Submit” button on the form, you are taken to the Upload Form page. Follow the instructions on that page to complete the electronic submission process and receive a receipt of your submission.

Last Updated: 09/12/08

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