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 1,875 petitions for new units were filed, a -17.84% decrease from the previous year The median size was 24 with a total of 117,520 workers across all units, a -33.24% decrease from the previous year

National Total Units Filed Change in Units Total Workers Change in Total Workers Median Unit Size Change in Median Unit
Uncoded 851 -75 0 - 0.0 -
Teamsters 254 -132 10,698 -45.51% 20.5 -6.66%
SEIU 107 -19 16,495 5.55% 74.0 26.64%
UFCW 74 -13 8,906 12.21% 33.5 -4.44%
IAM 68 -10 2,709 -19.98% 13.5 3.33%
IBEW 58 -22 2,921 -55.50% 24.5 25.53%
IUOE 52 -19 1,519 47.73% 14.0 75.48%
IUPAT 44 17 1,188 72.15% 18.5 85.47%
USW 40 1 2,571 -5.55% 27.5 -21.09%
SPFPA 32 8 1,824 13.32% 37.5 -14.43%
AFSCME 31 -4 1,957 4.44% 36.0 5.55%
LIUNA 31 0 1,156 -9.99% 21.0 9.99%
CWA 19 -4 1,024 0.00% 15.0 -64.38%
SMART 18 11 367 92.13% 10.5 -52.17%
ATU 15 1 616 -28.86% 19.0 -11.10%
RWDSU 13 -10 395 -45.51% 11.0 0.00%
IUJAT 10 -7 456 -55.50% 31.5 49.95%
URSO 9 8 260 73.26% 22.0 -85.47%
BCTGM 8 3 2,351 404.04% 96.0 19.98%
OPEIU 8 -4 437 12.21% 31.0 21.09%
UA 8 -48 174 -93.24% 24.5 16.65%
UGSOA 8 5 591 204.24% 15.5 -69.93%
UNITE HERE 8 -16 655 -47.73% 53.5 81.03%
IATSE 7 1 95 -75.48% 16.0 -59.94%
IBB 7 2 550 -24.42% 23.0 -85.47%
NAGE 7 5 193 85.47% 34.0 -34.41%
NNU 7 -10 1,834 -64.38% 200.0 -33.30%
Other 6 -1 283 -18.87% 24.5 2.22%
USPOA 6 6 79 - 10.5 -
AFT 5 -7 725 -2.22% 111.0 136.53%
NEMSA 5 1 675 2.22% 102.0 -5.55%
UAW 5 -17 205 -88.80% 44.0 -23.31%
IFPTE 4 3 95 164.28% 23.5 -34.41%
ILWU 4 0 108 -46.62% 27.5 162.06%
NewsGuild 4 3 46 667.11% 11.0 83.25%
UBC 4 -3 329 42.18% 54.5 109.89%
UMWA 4 1 602 208.68% 64.5 193.14%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 4 2 174 81.03% 42.0 -12.21%
Insulators 3 -1 49 -32.19% 11.0 -46.62%
Multiple 3 -9 39 -96.57% 10.0 -58.83%
UWUA 3 -5 82 -69.93% 19.0 73.26%
WU 3 0 772 189.81% 78.0 -3.33%
AFM 2 1 47 291.93% 23.5 95.46%
BAC 2 0 26 -27.75% 13.0 -27.75%
FCGOA 2 -4 70 -89.91% 35.0 -42.18%
IAFF 2 -2 99 49.95% 49.5 175.38%
ILA 2 -1 39 -58.83% 19.5 -2.22%
NEA 2 0 212 458.43% 106.0 458.43%
AWPPU 1 1 10 - 10.0 -
PASNAP 1 1 84 - 84.0 -
PATCO 1 -9 3 -93.24% 3.0 -33.30%
Seafarers 1 0 19 -54.39% 19.0 -54.39%
UE 1 -2 243 251.97% 243.0 872.46%
UWA 1 -11 36 -85.47% 36.0 176.49%
ACOPS 0 -4 0 - 0.0 -
IUEC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IWW 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Ironworkers 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NUHW 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NYSNA 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
SSOBA 0 -6 0 - 0.0 -
TWU 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
USCSO 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
USOA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In 2011 1,876 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 42.75% closed with a certification order, creating 802 total new units. This was a -23.18% decrease from the previous year in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 49,326 workers, which is a -17.71% decrease from the previous year The median bargaining unit has 21 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 860 -115 140 0 0.0
Teamsters 250 -152 144 5,258 16.0
SEIU 108 -16 83 11,487 74.0
UFCW 78 -8 45 6,084 26.0
IAM 69 -12 47 1,564 10.0
IBEW 56 -29 34 1,847 19.0
IUOE 54 -18 36 716 13.5
IUPAT 40 13 37 1,117 17.0
USW 35 -9 16 606 26.0
LIUNA 29 -1 25 863 24.0
SPFPA 28 0 22 1,600 51.5
AFSCME 27 -15 19 852 21.0
CWA 20 -2 15 510 19.0
ATU 15 -3 6 460 16.0
RWDSU 13 -9 7 286 6.0
SMART 13 3 8 199 12.0
UA 12 -47 5 51 4.0
IUJAT 10 -9 9 327 24.0
AFT 8 -4 4 722 130.0
NNU 8 -8 6 1,722 278.5
IATSE 7 -1 4 38 8.5
Other 7 1 7 339 24.0
UGSOA 7 2 6 517 13.0
UNITE HERE 7 -20 6 464 53.5
URSO 7 6 5 86 14.0
BCTGM 6 0 2 7 3.5
IBB 6 1 0 0 0.0
Multiple 6 -4 5 526 20.0
NAGE 6 4 3 52 11.0
OPEIU 6 -5 6 186 31.0
UAW 6 -19 2 165 82.5
USPOA 6 5 5 51 9.0
IFPTE 5 4 4 112 32.0
UBC 5 0 3 129 26.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 5 4 4 111 21.0
FCGOA 4 0 4 273 71.5
IAFF 4 1 2 87 43.5
ILWU 4 0 2 53 26.5
Insulators 4 2 2 20 10.0
ILA 3 1 3 43 15.0
NEA 3 0 3 128 20.0
NEMSA 3 -2 2 248 124.0
UMWA 3 -1 0 0 0.0
UWUA 3 -5 3 82 19.0
AWPPU 2 2 1 10 10.0
BAC 2 1 2 25 12.5
TWU 2 1 1 4 4.0
UWA 2 -9 1 36 36.0
WU 2 -2 1 74 74.0
ACOPS 1 -2 1 22 22.0
AFM 1 0 0 0 0.0
IUEC 1 1 1 8 8.0
IWW 1 1 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 1 -1 1 7 7.0
NewsGuild 1 0 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 1 1 0 0 0.0
PATCO 1 -9 1 3 3.0
UE 1 -3 1 243 243.0
USOA 1 1 0 0 0.0
APWU 0 -2 0 0 0.0
Ironworkers 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NUHW 0 -3 0 0 0.0
SSOBA 0 -6 0 0 0.0
Seafarers 0 -1 0 0 0.0
USCSO 0 -2 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Sep 25 2022 03:03 UTC