2011

2011 filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in 2011. 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 2011 1,880 petitions for new units were filed, a -17.72% decrease from the previous year The median size was 24 with a total of 117,498 workers across all units, a -33.26% decrease from the previous year

NationalTotal Units FiledChange in UnitsTotal WorkersChange in Total WorkersMedian Unit SizeChange in Median Unit
Uncoded856-730-0.0-
Teamsters254-13210,698-45.51%20.5-6.66%
SEIU107-1916,4955.55%74.026.64%
UFCW74-138,90612.21%33.5-4.44%
IAM68-102,709-19.98%13.53.33%
IBEW58-222,921-55.50%24.525.53%
IUOE52-191,51947.73%14.075.48%
IUPAT44171,18872.15%18.585.47%
USW4012,571-5.55%27.5-21.09%
SPFPA3281,82413.32%37.5-14.43%
AFSCME31-41,9574.44%36.05.55%
LIUNA3101,156-9.99%21.09.99%
CWA19-41,0240.00%15.0-64.38%
SMART181136792.13%10.5-52.17%
ATU151616-28.86%19.0-11.10%
RWDSU13-10395-45.51%11.00.00%
IUJAT10-7456-55.50%31.549.95%
URSO9826073.26%22.0-85.47%
BCTGM832,351404.04%96.019.98%
OPEIU8-443712.21%31.021.09%
UA8-48174-93.24%24.516.65%
UGSOA85591204.24%15.5-69.93%
UNITE HERE8-16655-47.73%53.581.03%
IATSE7195-75.48%16.0-59.94%
IBB72550-24.42%23.0-85.47%
NAGE7519385.47%34.0-34.41%
NNU7-101,834-64.38%200.0-33.30%
Other6-1283-18.87%24.52.22%
USPOA6679-10.5-
AFT5-7725-2.22%111.0136.53%
NEMSA516752.22%102.0-5.55%
UAW5-17205-88.80%44.0-23.31%
IFPTE4395164.28%23.5-34.41%
ILWU40108-46.62%27.5162.06%
NewsGuild4346667.11%11.083.25%
UBC4-332942.18%54.5109.89%
UMWA41602208.68%64.5193.14%
United Federation LEOS-PBA4217481.03%42.0-12.21%
Insulators3-149-32.19%11.0-46.62%
Multiple3-939-96.57%10.0-58.83%
UWUA3-582-69.93%19.073.26%
WU30772189.81%78.0-3.33%
AFM2147291.93%23.595.46%
BAC2026-27.75%13.0-27.75%
FCGOA2-470-89.91%35.0-42.18%
IAFF2-29949.95%49.5175.38%
ILA2-139-58.83%19.5-2.22%
NEA20212458.43%106.0458.43%
AWPPU1110-10.0-
PASNAP1184-84.0-
PATCO1-93-93.24%3.0-33.30%
Seafarers1019-54.39%19.0-54.39%
UE1-2243251.97%243.0872.46%
UWA1-1136-85.47%36.0176.49%
ACOPS0-40-0.0-
IUEC0-10-0.0-
IWW0-10-0.0-
Ironworkers0-10-0.0-
NUHW0-10-0.0-
NYSNA0-30-0.0-
SSOBA0-60-0.0-
TWU0-30-0.0-
USCSO0-20-0.0-
USOA0-10-0.0-

Closed Elections by Union #

In 2011 1,880 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 42.66% closed with a certification order, creating 802 total new units. This was a -23.47% decrease from the previous year in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 49,063 workers, which is a -18.57% decrease from the previous year The median bargaining unit has 21 workers.

NationalTotal Units ClosedChange in ClosedUnits WonTotal Workers AddedMedian Successful Unit
Uncoded864-11514000.0
Teamsters250-1521445,25816.0
SEIU108-168311,48774.0
UFCW78-8456,08426.0
IAM69-12471,56410.0
IBEW56-29341,84719.0
IUOE54-183671613.5
IUPAT4013371,11717.0
USW35-91660626.0
LIUNA29-12586324.0
SPFPA280221,60051.5
AFSCME27-151985221.0
CWA20-21551019.0
ATU15-3646016.0
RWDSU13-972866.0
SMART133819912.0
UA12-475514.0
IUJAT10-9932724.0
AFT8-44722130.0
NNU8-861,722278.5
IATSE7-14388.5
Other71733924.0
UGSOA72651713.0
UNITE HERE7-20646453.5
URSO7658614.0
BCTGM60273.5
IBB61000.0
Multiple6-4552620.0
NAGE6435211.0
OPEIU6-5618631.0
UAW6-19216582.5
USPOA655519.0
IFPTE54411232.0
UBC50312926.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA54411121.0
FCGOA40427371.5
IAFF4128743.5
ILWU4025326.5
Insulators4222010.0
ILA3134315.0
NEA30312820.0
NEMSA3-22248124.0
UMWA3-1000.0
UWUA3-538219.0
AWPPU2211010.0
BAC2122512.5
TWU21144.0
UWA2-913636.0
WU2-217474.0
ACOPS1-212222.0
AFM10000.0
IUEC11188.0
IWW11000.0
NYSNA1-1177.0
NewsGuild10000.0
PASNAP11000.0
PATCO1-9133.0
UE1-31243243.0
USOA11000.0
APWU0-2000.0
Ironworkers0-2000.0
NUHW0-3000.0
SSOBA0-6000.0
Seafarers0-1000.0
USCSO0-2000.0

Data last updated on: Jan 23, 2022 01:34 EST