1st Quarter

2012, 1st Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 1st quarter of 2012. 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 2012 487 petitions for new units were filed, a 19.07% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 25 with a total of 29,172 workers across all units, a 1.79% 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 200 24 15,394 63.27% 25.0 -11.10%
Teamsters 65 4 2,554 -29.97% 16.0 -27.75%
SEIU 32 8 2,343 -47.73% 56.5 -34.41%
IAM 27 15 1,615 96.57% 27.0 -5.55%
IBEW 20 2 986 -21.09% 21.0 -59.94%
LIUNA 16 8 461 11.10% 15.0 -66.60%
UFCW 15 -6 1,251 -63.27% 48.0 49.95%
IUOE 13 3 302 0.00% 16.0 3.33%
USW 11 5 534 164.28% 37.0 23.31%
IUPAT 9 3 322 14.43% 23.0 -36.63%
SPFPA 8 -1 298 -3.33% 36.0 79.92%
UNITE HERE 6 5 602 1,781.55% 47.5 48.84%
AFSCME 5 -3 149 -63.27% 23.0 -36.63%
SMART 5 2 62 -37.74% 9.0 -79.92%
CWA 4 -1 286 -47.73% 50.5 -54.39%
OPEIU 4 2 56 3.33% 14.0 -47.73%
UA 4 4 58 - 13.0 -
ACOPS 3 3 43 - 17.0 -
ATU 3 2 60 185.37% 26.0 23.31%
BCTGM 3 3 158 - 18.0 -
RWDSU 3 -1 76 -51.06% 25.0 194.25%
UAW 3 -1 38 -76.59% 14.0 -64.38%
UWA 3 3 89 - 23.0 -
AFT 2 1 134 570.54% 67.0 235.32%
IATSE 2 1 62 169.83% 31.0 34.41%
IBB 2 1 8 -53.28% 4.0 -76.59%
NEMSA 2 1 87 -68.82% 43.5 -84.36%
UBC 2 1 36 -83.25% 18.0 -91.02%
UE 2 2 108 - 54.0 -
AFM 1 1 2 - 2.0 -
APWU 1 1 165 - 165.0 -
IFPTE 1 1 265 - 265.0 -
IUJAT 1 -1 7 -95.46% 7.0 -91.02%
Insulators 1 1 31 - 31.0 -
NNU 1 -1 168 -72.15% 168.0 -43.29%
Other 1 0 12 -76.59% 12.0 -76.59%
SSOBA 1 1 151 - 151.0 -
TWU 1 1 96 - 96.0 -
UGSOA 1 1 23 - 23.0 -
UNAP 1 1 14 - 14.0 -
USPOA 1 -3 31 -19.98% 31.0 264.18%
UWUA 1 1 35 - 35.0 -
AWPPU 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Multiple 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
NAGE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NewsGuild 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -
PASNAP 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
Seafarers 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UMWA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
URSO 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
WU 0 -3 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 1st quarter of 2012 468 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 37.82% closed with a certification order, creating 177 total new units. This was a -22.03% decrease from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,575 workers, which is a -39.77% decrease 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 205 20 26 2,019 25.5
Teamsters 63 -19 33 1,184 13.0
SEIU 25 -5 17 2,877 60.0
IBEW 23 5 9 297 25.0
IAM 17 -5 14 1,007 24.0
UFCW 13 -11 11 305 32.0
LIUNA 11 -2 8 257 22.0
AFSCME 10 3 4 246 64.0
SPFPA 10 1 9 197 15.0
IUOE 9 -5 5 150 11.0
SMART 8 3 2 54 27.0
USW 8 0 4 75 13.0
CWA 6 0 4 510 106.0
IUPAT 6 0 5 267 45.0
UAW 5 3 2 19 9.5
AFM 4 4 2 162 81.0
UNITE HERE 4 3 2 80 40.0
ATU 3 1 1 21 21.0
NewsGuild 3 3 3 31 7.0
RWDSU 3 2 2 143 71.5
UE 3 2 1 33 33.0
NEMSA 2 1 0 0 0.0
NNU 2 0 2 289 144.5
OPEIU 2 1 2 36 18.0
UA 2 0 1 26 26.0
UBC 2 2 0 0 0.0
URSO 2 -3 2 128 64.0
UWA 2 1 1 48 48.0
ACOPS 1 1 1 17 17.0
AFT 1 0 1 16 16.0
BAC 1 1 0 0 0.0
IATSE 1 0 1 23 23.0
IFPTE 1 0 0 0 0.0
Insulators 1 0 0 0 0.0
Multiple 1 -1 0 0 0.0
NAGE 1 0 0 0 0.0
Other 1 -1 0 0 0.0
Seafarers 1 1 0 0 0.0
UGSOA 1 0 1 23 23.0
UMWA 1 1 0 0 0.0
UWUA 1 1 1 35 35.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 1 0 0 0.0
WU 1 -1 0 0 0.0
AWPPU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
BCTGM 0 -3 0 0 0.0
IBB 0 -4 0 0 0.0
IUJAT 0 -2 0 0 0.0
NEA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 0 -1 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
USPOA 0 -4 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Jun 29 2022 02:39 UTC