4th Quarter

2011, 4th Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 4th quarter of 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 the 4th quarter of 2011 409 petitions for new units were filed, a -17.37% decrease from the previous quarter The median size was 30 with a total of 28,660 workers across all units, a 9.44% increase 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 176 -52 9,413 -19.98% 28.0 33.30%
Teamsters 61 -19 3,645 41.07% 22.0 13.32%
SEIU 24 -5 4,481 33.30% 85.5 15.54%
UFCW 21 0 3,453 47.73% 32.0 -38.85%
IBEW 18 7 1,252 186.48% 52.5 208.68%
IAM 12 -6 822 159.84% 28.5 418.47%
IUOE 10 -5 303 24.42% 15.5 3.33%
SPFPA 9 0 310 -61.05% 20.0 -61.05%
AFSCME 8 1 405 64.38% 36.0 8.88%
LIUNA 8 -1 415 212.01% 45.5 249.75%
IUPAT 6 0 281 103.23% 36.0 41.07%
USW 6 -3 202 -58.83% 30.0 -18.87%
CWA 5 1 550 404.04% 112.0 279.72%
RWDSU 4 3 155 93.24% 8.5 -89.91%
UAW 4 4 161 - 39.0 -
USPOA 4 4 39 - 8.5 -
NewsGuild 3 3 31 - 7.0 -
SMART 3 -2 100 -44.40% 44.0 109.89%
WU 3 3 772 - 78.0 -
IUJAT 2 2 149 - 74.5 -
Multiple 2 2 19 - 9.5 -
NNU 2 1 597 1,959.15% 298.5 929.07%
OPEIU 2 1 54 -3.33% 27.0 -52.17%
URSO 2 -3 128 25.53% 64.0 357.42%
AFT 1 1 20 - 20.0 -
ATU 1 -3 21 -86.58% 21.0 -38.85%
AWPPU 1 1 10 - 10.0 -
IATSE 1 -1 23 -21.09% 23.0 58.83%
IBB 1 -3 17 -92.13% 17.0 -61.05%
NAGE 1 -2 37 -31.08% 37.0 236.43%
NEMSA 1 0 275 449.55% 275.0 449.55%
Other 1 -1 52 225.33% 52.0 549.45%
PASNAP 1 1 84 - 84.0 -
Seafarers 1 1 19 - 19.0 -
UBC 1 0 209 1,128.87% 209.0 1,128.87%
UMWA 1 1 52 - 52.0 -
UNITE HERE 1 -2 32 -92.13% 32.0 -79.92%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 1 72 - 72.0 -
AFM 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
BAC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
BCTGM 0 -5 0 - 0.0 -
IAFF 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IFPTE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Insulators 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UGSOA 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
UWA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 4th quarter of 2011 477 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 47.59% closed with a certification order, creating 227 total new units. This was a 22.70% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 16,892 workers, which is a 65.33% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 25 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 185 -41 33 2,928 25.0
Teamsters 82 32 46 2,094 20.0
SEIU 30 3 24 3,420 103.0
UFCW 24 5 17 4,012 32.0
IAM 22 4 16 356 5.5
IBEW 18 6 8 539 35.5
IUOE 14 -4 11 192 15.0
LIUNA 13 10 13 388 13.0
SPFPA 9 3 8 748 54.0
USW 8 -3 4 199 42.0
AFSCME 7 -3 5 184 42.0
CWA 6 3 4 181 38.5
IUPAT 6 4 5 123 29.0
SMART 5 1 4 148 39.0
URSO 5 4 4 80 14.0
IBB 4 3 0 0 0.0
USPOA 4 4 4 39 8.5
BCTGM 3 3 2 7 3.5
ATU 2 -1 0 0 0.0
IUJAT 2 1 2 149 74.5
Multiple 2 2 2 19 9.5
NNU 2 1 1 476 476.0
Other 2 0 2 16 8.0
UA 2 1 0 0 0.0
UAW 2 1 1 17 17.0
WU 2 2 1 74 74.0
AFT 1 0 1 20 20.0
AWPPU 1 0 1 10 10.0
IATSE 1 0 1 11 11.0
IFPTE 1 -2 0 0 0.0
Insulators 1 0 0 0 0.0
NAGE 1 -1 0 0 0.0
NEA 1 1 1 90 90.0
NEMSA 1 1 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 1 1 1 7 7.0
OPEIU 1 -2 1 38 38.0
PASNAP 1 1 0 0 0.0
RWDSU 1 -1 0 0 0.0
UE 1 1 1 243 243.0
UGSOA 1 -2 1 2 2.0
UNITE HERE 1 -2 1 46 46.0
UWA 1 1 1 36 36.0
FCGOA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
IAFF 0 -1 0 0 0.0
ILWU 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NewsGuild 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UBC 0 -1 0 0 0.0
UMWA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

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