1st Quarter

2010, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2010. As a reminder, we are only showing filings and closures related to single union elections (rare multi-union elections are excluded).

Filings by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2010 568 petitions for new units were filed, a 12.25% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 24 with a total of 29,348 workers across all units, a -8.52% decrease from the previous quarter

National Total Units Filed Change in Units Total Workers Change in Total Workers Median Unit Size Change in Median Unit
Uncoded 224 11 0 - 0.0 -
Teamsters 100 7 5,108 -15.54% 28.0 -3.33%
UFCW 25 3 1,645 15.54% 41.0 -25.53%
IBEW 23 0 762 -39.96% 23.0 21.09%
SEIU 23 4 2,157 54.39% 47.0 -44.40%
IUOE 22 7 285 8.88% 7.5 -6.66%
IAM 19 -1 1,488 138.75% 12.0 -44.40%
UNITE HERE 12 8 595 127.65% 36.5 -28.86%
AFSCME 10 3 536 -31.08% 38.0 -15.54%
ATU 10 3 346 -9.99% 18.0 -59.94%
CWA 8 2 459 126.54% 51.5 212.01%
IUPAT 8 3 142 163.17% 9.5 5.55%
UAW 8 4 379 -29.97% 48.0 -29.97%
AFT 6 3 296 56.61% 26.0 -58.83%
LIUNA 6 3 59 -28.86% 8.0 -75.48%
USW 6 -3 382 -59.94% 50.5 63.27%
SPFPA 5 -5 127 -78.81% 17.0 -62.16%
IUJAT 4 1 385 1,066.71% 23.5 113.22%
OPEIU 4 3 159 184.26% 30.5 -45.51%
PATCO 4 3 17 143.19% 4.0 -43.29%
UA 4 -1 56 -59.94% 15.5 -32.19%
IATSE 3 0 54 -53.28% 16.0 -54.39%
NEMSA 3 3 602 - 157.0 -
RWDSU 3 0 90 143.19% 25.0 1,149.96%
UWUA 3 3 60 - 14.0 -
WU 3 2 266 1,056.72% 81.0 251.97%
BCTGM 2 0 87 -48.84% 43.5 -48.84%
SSOBA 2 2 57 - 28.5 -
UWA 2 2 14 - 7.0 -
ACOPS 1 1 27 - 27.0 -
AFM 1 1 12 - 12.0 -
FCGOA 1 1 410 - 410.0 -
Insulators 1 1 24 - 24.0 -
Multiple 1 -2 25 -35.52% 25.0 66.60%
NAGE 1 0 31 -53.28% 31.0 -53.28%
NNU 1 1 55 - 55.0 -
NUHW 1 1 16 - 16.0 -
NYSNA 1 1 10 - 10.0 -
NewsGuild 1 1 6 - 6.0 -
Other 1 0 16 -27.75% 16.0 -27.75%
SMART 1 -3 71 115.44% 71.0 786.99%
UBC 1 1 5 - 5.0 -
UE 1 0 32 -79.92% 32.0 -79.92%
UGSOA 1 1 52 - 52.0 -
UMWA 1 0 20 -92.13% 20.0 -92.13%
IAFF 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
IBB 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
ILWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NEA 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
TWU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
USPOA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2010 469 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 44.14% closed with a certification order, creating 207 total new units. This was a -10.39% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 8,224 workers, which is a -34.32% decrease from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 18 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 185 -46 26 0 13.0
Teamsters 85 -35 57 2,355 24.0
IBEW 22 -5 16 639 21.0
IUOE 20 -9 13 132 4.0
SEIU 15 -5 11 1,004 49.0
IAM 13 -8 8 239 9.5
UFCW 12 -15 3 114 31.0
AFSCME 11 0 4 153 28.0
ATU 9 3 7 271 19.0
SPFPA 8 2 6 371 44.5
UAW 8 5 3 169 44.0
USW 8 4 4 81 19.5
CWA 7 0 4 251 39.0
IUPAT 6 2 5 40 9.0
LIUNA 6 1 3 58 19.0
UA 6 3 4 68 10.0
UNITE HERE 6 6 4 103 23.5
AFT 4 3 4 204 50.0
BCTGM 4 4 1 9 9.0
IUJAT 4 1 4 360 11.0
Other 2 2 1 22 22.0
RWDSU 2 -3 1 16 16.0
SMART 2 1 2 16 8.0
SSOBA 2 2 2 57 28.5
UGSOA 2 2 1 52 52.0
UMWA 2 0 0 0 0.0
UWA 2 2 1 7 7.0
APWU 1 1 0 0 0.0
IAFF 1 0 1 23 23.0
IATSE 1 0 0 0 0.0
IFPTE 1 1 1 40 40.0
Multiple 1 -4 1 16 16.0
NEA 1 0 0 0 0.0
NEMSA 1 1 1 62 62.0
NNU 1 0 1 424 424.0
NYSNA 1 1 1 10 10.0
NewsGuild 1 1 1 6 6.0
OPEIU 1 0 1 21 21.0
PATCO 1 0 1 3 3.0
UBC 1 0 1 5 5.0
UE 1 1 1 162 162.0
USPOA 1 -1 1 16 16.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 0 0 0 0.0
AFM 0 -2 0 0 0.0
IBB 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 0 -4 0 0 0.0
NABET 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NAGE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NUHW 0 -2 0 0 0.0
TWU 0 -3 0 0 0.0
USCSO 0 -1 0 0 0.0
WU 0 -3 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Dec 3 2022 02:01 UTC